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How can you help?

Whether you support or maintain a website in the CALS Drupal CMS and have been assigned as a project lead or you're a community member interested in the project, there are several ways to stay involved.

For the CALS Community:

  • Stay connected to the project: follow our news feed and reach out with questions
  • Attend project information sessions and focus groups announced via email
  • Participate in community-wide design prototype testing and feedback sessions

For CALS website editors and project leads:

  • Attend all required information sessions and focus groups for your unit/department
  • Consider website spring cleaning:
    • Review your website for outdated pages or documents 
    • Remove text and web pages that are no longer needed or stale 
    • Consider also removing old documents like PDFs
    • If creating new content, follow tips and tricks for writing for the web
  • Be proactive with web accessibility resources to improve the sites you manage:
  • Attend one of CIT's upcoming accessibility workshops in 2019:

Web Accessibility for Content Contributors

This course is designed for those responsible for entering and maintaining content on Cornell websites. You'll learn about the tools available to test your content for accessibility and how to make your content and PDFs accessible. Search for course 'ITPR1646' in CULearn.

  • Dates: Aug. 12, Oct. 14 and Dec. 9
  • Time: 1–4 p.m.
  • Location: All workshops will be held at 120 Maple Ave, Room G68, and Zoom
  • Cost: Free

Web Accessibility Testing Workshop

This course introduces the principles of web accessibility, how to evaluate your Cornell website for conformance with WCAG 2.0 standards and how to interpret the results. Search for course 'IT PR1642' in CULearn.

  • Dates: July 8, Sept. 9 and Nov. 11
  • Time: 12:30–4:30 p.m.
  • Location: All sessions will be held at 120 Maple Ave, Room 150 (Training Room)
  • Cost: Free

Meet the core project team