Information Sessions

Campus-wide meetings to review the Web CMS project status to date, the overall development schedule, and the process for working with the campus community to help ensure that content related to your areas of responsibility is most effectively incorporated into the new Web site.

Quick Facts: USM Web Content Management System

What is a Web Content Management System (CMS) and how does it work?

  • Software and database system that automates the process of creating and maintaining web pages.
  • Provides a workflow and permissions structure where multiple authors and publishers can contribute to the creation and maintenance of online content.
  • Authoring and editing is done in an online WYSIWYG (“what you see is what you get”) editor, much like word processing software interfaces.

What are the benefits of a content management system (CMS)?

  • There is no special software to

Audio and PDF from December Content Information Sessions

In December 2010, Information Sessions were held on all three campuses that provided the campus community an opportunity to receive an update about the Web CMS project and guidelines for reviewing, editing, and updating departmental Website content.

Download the Content Information Session PDF or listen to the audio recorded from the Information Sessions held in Portland and on the Gorham campus.

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