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    Proper font selection improves the accessibility of documents

    August 04, 2023

    Font selection plays a crucial role in shaping the accessibility of printed documents.

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    It's UA Directory Update Time

    August 04, 2023

    Time to update your UA directory information

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    Gmail brings in Calendly-style availability sharing from Google Calendar

    July 21, 2023

    On July 11, Google released new scheduling-related features for Gmail with Google Calendar integration, including quick event creation and easy availability sharing.

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    Alaska Weather Program now available online

    July 07, 2023

    The television program "Alaska Weather" on KUAC's UATV channel 9.4 will end July 1, 2023, after 45 years of continuous broadcast. A web-based forecast included in the TV broadcast will continue to be available via multiple sources listed on the NWS website.

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    "MOVEit" Breach May Impact You; Take Steps to Protect Yourself and Your Data

    July 07, 2023

    UA students and employees may have been impacted by the large-scale "MOVEit" data breach earlier this year. No UA-owned or operated systems are known to be impacted, but some of our third-party vendors were.

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    Accessible documents: managing PDFs on websites

    June 23, 2023

    PDF document accessibility plays a vital role in the overall accessibility of websites. In order to provide an equal experience for all users, regardless of disability, you must develop all of your digital content with accessibility in mind.

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    Avoiding Copyright Issues

    June 23, 2023

    Users of UA infrastructure must be mindful of and respect the ownership of intellectual property and copyrighted information to which this infrastructure can provide access.

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    Butrovich Data Center successfully underwent major upgrades

    May 26, 2023

    The Butrovich Data Center (BDC) now has a new lease on life with the successful completion of two major projects wrapped up on May 20.

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    UA/UAF website page check requirement

    May 26, 2023

    Beginning June 1, 2023, UAF and UA System pages on Omni CMS will require "page check" on edited pages prior to publishing. The page check tool checks for misspelled words, broken links and accessibility errors.

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    UAF and OIT Realign Duties to Better Serve Users

    May 05, 2023

    OIT and UAF have begun a realignment of IT resources. The reorganization will create a new UAF IT Department headed by VCAS Julie Queen, which will oversee mission-enabling resources for students, staff, and faculty at both UAF and the System Office. OIT under CITO Shier will shift its focus to enhancing IT efforts for the entire UA System, and will continue to support Cybersecurity and LAN for UAF.