Web Practices and Guidelines
This document provides information pertaining to campus website
development, and is directed primarily to U of S
web information providers
1.0 Policy Considerations
1.1 Policies Adherence
1.2 Logo Usage
1.3 Advertising & Sponsorship
- Please refer to the University of Saskatchewan Advertising
2.0 Content Considerations
- Campus information providers should provide websites that facilitate
information access by the broadest possible range of web
users. For more information, visit the Accessibility and Usability
section of the Web Project site.
2.2 Content and Design
Campus information providers should provide websites that support
of Saskatchewan goals and objectives.
Campus information providers should consider the goals and objectives of
their units prior to providing links to external organizations, and
may wish to contact the organization regarding preferred link
- Campus information providers have access to a number of web development
resources, including logos and accompanying visuals.
The University of Saskatchewan does not monitor website
content. Complaints will be examined by University Communications and
Information Technology Services to determine whether or not existing laws
or policies have been
Campus unit heads and/or designated webmasters are responsible for
their website content is accurate and up to date.
To avoid duplication and inaccuracy of information, campus information
link to official institutional pages whenever
2.4 CWIS Values
Campus information providers and website visitors are encouraged to review
the University of Saskatchewan CWIS Value
3.0 Technical Considerations
3.1 Allocation for Institutional Websites
Server space policies vary according to the server in question. Campus
information providers should contact the appropriate server manager for
Campus units (academic and administrative) are eligible for 100 MB of
on the WWW server. Additional space may be available on request.
Campus projects are eligible for space within the allocation provided to
units coordinating the initiatives.
- Members of the campus community are eligible for personal web space on
campus servers, including but not
limited to Homepage.
3.2 Allocation for Affiliated Websites
Affiliated organizations may be granted space if they are non-profit,
or research-based, and if they have a formal relationship with the
A college or department may allocate a portion of its space to an
organization and assume responsibility for this information.
3.3 Web Accounts
Web accounts are provided to University of Saskatchewan employees and/or
information providers authorized by the appropriate unit head. Account
request forms are available at the Help Desk or can be accessed online
Off-campus information providers may access institutional servers via ftp
or ssh. Telnet access is not available at this time.
3.4 Virtual Domains
Campus units eligible for web space may request a virtual domain. If possible, the domain should retain the reference