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WCMS update for November 2017

Did you know…

Waterloo Photos is a browser-based Digital Asset Management (DAM) system developed to support the needs of the University of Waterloo with respect to storing, sorting and sharing digital assets, specifically image files.

Who’s new to the WCMS…

12 more sites have launched in the Waterloo Content Management System (WCMS) since our last update.

WCMS training for co-op students

Winter term co-op training will be taking place on January 3 and 4, from 9 am - 12 pm, in MC 1078. Register your co-op student for training.

Cancellation - 72 hours cancellation with no penalty - contact Sarah White.

Drop-in lab closed December 5 & 18-22

The Drop-in lab will be closed on December 5 and December 18-22. WCMS Drop-in lab regularly scheduled hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm in MC 2060. If you require special arrangements outside of the regular drop-in hours please contact Andrea,

Join the ‘Campus Web’ channel on Mattermost

There is now a place for Campus web-related discussions on Mattermost (this replaced the previous Slack group). Submit a request to<> to request access to the Campus IT team. From there, click the "More..." link under Public Channels and select the Campus Web channel.

Accessibility webinars

In partnership with the Ontario government’s Accessibility Centre of Excellence (ACOE), the Accessibility Directorate of Ontario is pleased to offer the following courses at no cost to help you to understand how to make your website and content accessible.

  • Creating Accessible PDFs with Adobe Acrobat
    Dec. 6th, 2017 9:15 am – Noon
  • WCAG 2.0 Primer
    Dec. 13th, 2017 9:15 am – Noon
    January 17th, 2018 9:15 am – Noon

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