Presentation on theme: "MRSEC Webmasters Meeting Feb 7, 2011. Agenda Introductions Webmasters' mailing list/user group (creating space for mrsec webmasters to exchange knowledge."— Presentation transcript:
Agenda Introductions Webmasters' mailing list/user group (creating space for mrsec webmasters to exchange knowledge ) http://lists.mrsec.org/listinfo.cgi/mrsec-webmasters- mrsec.org http://lists.mrsec.org/listinfo.cgi/mrsec-webmasters- mrsec.org Overview of web technologies and how they are used in Research and Outreach Overview of mrsec.org back end features mrsec.org Special feature - using Drupal bibio module for publications management Questions and Answers.
Overview of web technologies CMS / Blogs / Wikis – Social networks / bookmarks Polls, webforms, etc Online Libraries Online video (courses, etc.) Skype, google voice, etc. – Collaboration Instant messaging (IM) Feeds (exchange of info between websites)
Overview of mrsec.org back end features mrsec.org Drupal-based – extendable CMS Rich set of permissions Variety of content types Views for easy compilation of index pages New features can be easily added (polls, webforms, maps, etc.) – more, more, more!! Analysis tools can be configured for web view and export to other tools via.csv format
Adding a poll or webform http://mrsec.org/node/1071/ Create webform Add components View results
Biblio module for publications management http://mrsec.org/biblio/ Compilation of bibliographies – time consuming exercise Import from one citation (DOI, bibTex, xml, etc) Bulk import Export in variety of formats
On the boards – mrsec.org Visual Redesign (Front page with Slideshow, navigation improvement, etc) Optimization of all content types (highlights, education programs, centers) Teaching modules Web to print options Print view optimization Search – add google search, advanced search
Summary of the meeting WebEx requires more prep work to eliminate echo effects (alternative technologies - My Instant Meeting, Dim Dim(sold to SalesForce), GoMeeting, EVO and Adobe Acrobat 9 PRO teleconferencing, https://www.yugma.com/share_skype.php Permissions for web forms and biblio has to be checked, more info will be sent out MRSEC.org admin haa some admin permissions that MRSEC webmasters do not, for example, Taxonomy editing Anything that makes the annual reports less painful is useful - please provide your requests, recommendations, we can convey to NSF Directors Most groups are maintaining two sites, their own site and their entries on official MRSEC site – how to optimize