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Web Standards Group: Meeting November 7th 2017

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Date and Time: 
November 7, 2017 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Location: 
Kerr Hall 2110 or https://ucsb.zoom.us/j/406791633
Agenda: 

Welcome new members

Review meeting minutes for October 2017

WSG videos on GauchoCast status

Web Technology Exchange (WTX) update

Site of the month
http://cylinders.library.ucsb.edu/

UCSB Graphic Identity Guidelines update from Alex Parraga

Resource of the month
Git Tutorial for Beginners: Command-Line Fundamentals
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HVsySz-h9r4

Security tip of the month
Cyber Security Checkup
https://security.ucsb.edu/sites/default/files/docs/Cyber%20Security%20Checkup%20-%20October%2020...

Lynda.com of the month
The New Rules of Work
https://www.lynda.com/Leadership-Management-tutorials/New-Rules-Work/580628-2.html?org=ucsb.edu

Open discussion

Notes: 

Meeting Minutes:

Welcomed new members: Mara Morrison (ARIT), David Vasquez (ECE), Michael Kerner (SIS&T), Ally Litwiler (Extension)

Reviewed meeting minutes for October 2017. Minutes approved by Gary Scott.

WSG videos on GauchoCast status

Web Technology Exchange (WTX) update

Site of the month - http://cylinders.library.ucsb.edu/ (Ian Lessing & Annie Platoff)

  • Site is pure CSS, responsive, and has no database
  • Queries and data fetched from catalog server
  • Internationally-known site
  • 15,000 wax cylinders
  • Play and digitize once (instead of repeatedly) to preserve cylinders
  • Adopt-a-cylinder - $60

UCSB Graphic Identity Guidelines update from Alex Parraga

  • Alex shared 2nd round draft of guidelines (not final)
  • Guidelines will be distributed end of November
  • Guidelines (88-page PDF and online version) will move to brand.ucsb.edu in 2018
  • Contact Matt Perko for logo lockups
  • Typeface distribution of Avenir (primary) and Produkt (secondary) – 100 licenses for campus departments available in December
  • Use Century Gothic if you are unable to use official fonts (for MailChimp and other services)
  • New https://www.ucsb.edu/ site will launch in January 2018 built with Drupal 8 and Bootstrap framework

Resource of the month

  • Git Tutorial for Beginners: Command-Line Fundamentals - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HVsySz-h9r4
    1. For folks who have never used version control before
    2. For folks who have used version control, but not git
    3. For folks who have used the git GUI version

Security tip of the month

Lynda.com of the month