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IWMW 1997: Introduction

Slides for talk at IWMW 1997 event.

See http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/web-focus/events/workshops/webmaster-jul1997/

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IWMW 1997: Introduction

  1. 1. 1 Running An Institutional Web Service: Introduction Brian Kelly UK Web Focus UKOLN University of Bath B.Kelly@ukoln.ac.uk
  2. 2. 2 UK Web Focus UK Web Focus: • National web coordination post for UK HE community • Based at UKOLN, University of Bath • Responsibilities include: – Technology watch – Information dissemination in variety of ways: – Workshops (national, regional) – Presentations at conferences and seminars – Online – Coordination activities – Representing JISC on W3C • Brian Kelly appointed on 1st November 1996 – Involved with web since January 1993 – Previously worked at University of Newcastle, Leeds, Liverpool, and Loughborough
  3. 3. 3 About The Workshop The Running An Institutional Web Service workshop: • Aimed at members of a web team responsible for managing institutional UK HE web services • Speakers from within the HE community • Provides opportunity for interaction with fellow participants • Ambitious programme • The beginning, not the end, for webmaster support
  4. 4. 4 Workshop Participants 90 workshop participants from various communities Systems Administrators Applications support staff Web / CWIS editors Information providers Managers / policy makers Designers Estimates: Sys Admin - 15 Application Support - 20 Web Editors - 40 Information Providers - 40 Managers - 20 Designers - 10 From: Computing services - 60 Library - 10 Academic depts - 5 Admin / PR / etc. - 8 Research council - 10 Estimates: Sys Admin - 15 Application Support - 20 Web Editors - 40 Information Providers - 40 Managers - 20 Designers - 10 From: Computing services - 60 Library - 10 Academic depts - 5 Admin / PR / etc. - 8 Research council - 10
  5. 5. 5 Workshop Topics A wide range of topics will be covered, in formal presentations, discussion sessions, informal discussions and briefing papers. Security / Performance Information Flow Networking for Webmasters Database Integration Web Futures Web Focus Caching Design Web Tools Browsers Metadata W3C Accessibility Talk Briefing Paper Talk / Discussion
  6. 6. 6 Your Interests "The site is beginning to get out of hand! I need to rethink our processes on getting information on to the web" "De-mystery metadata!" "Touch base with others in similar role. Interested in how different institutions approach the practicalities of HTML writing. … Interested in how new technologies are being used" "The people problem: getting ordinary users to change their ways of working and thinking"
  7. 7. 7 Timetable - Day 1 Introduction 1.30 - 1.45 Design Issues Information Flow Networking for Webmasters Coffee 3.05 - 3.25 Database Integration Security Caching Web Tools Next Year's Web Plans For Tomorrow Finish 6.00 Most talks will last for about 25 minutes with time for questions
  8. 8. 8 Timetable - Day 2 Introduction 09.00 Group Sessions 09.20 - 10.45 Coffee 10.45 - 11.10 Report Back 11.10 - 11.40 Conclusions 11.40 - 12.30 Finish 12.30 This timetable is flexible
  9. 9. 9 Questions?
  10. 10. 9 Questions?

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