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Web Publishing Platforms
The following web publishing platforms can be used by individual scholars but may require fees for server space.
If you are a Faculty member interested in web publishing for a class or research project, consult the "Web Publishing at Fordham for Faculty" box on this page for the Academic Computing Environment (ACE) managed by Fordham IT.
Popular content management system most often associated with blogging. This version is free and open-source with options to buy additional storage space and/or add personal domains.
Hosted version of web publishing platform for sharing digital collections and multimedia online exhibits for a fee depending on storage space and other criteria.
An open source semantic web authoring and publishing platform for long-form, born-digital, online scholarship.
Web Publishing & Design Resources
W3C Standards - Web Design and Applications
Reference for standards for building and Rendering Web pages, including HTML, CSS, SVG, device APIs, and other technologies for Web Applications (“WebApps”).
HTML Color Picker
Provides options to explore colors and understand Hexadecimal and RGB codes as well as HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness).
Color Contrast Checker from WebAIM
Checks to see if colors on web pages meet contrast ratios for easy reading.
Web Accessibility Resources
Introduction to Web Accessibility and W3C Standards
This short video covers internationally recognized accessibility standards.
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1
Accessibility involves a wide range of disabilities, including visual, auditory, physical, speech, cognitive, language, learning, and neurological disabilities. These guidelines define how to make Web content more accessible to people with disabilities.
Constructing a POUR Website from WebAIM
Article explains how to build a Perceivable, Operable, Understandable, Robust website.
WAVE - Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool
Developed by WebAIM, this tool evaluates websites for accessibility including structural errors within HTML, color contrast issues, and detects if alternative text for images is missing.
Web Publishing at Fordham for Faculty
Academic Computing Environment (ACE)
Academic Computing Environment (ACE) is a digital space for faculty to conduct research and experiment with innovative technology projects in a secure environment supported by Fordham IT. For more information on ACE and its hosting services, contact Faculty Technology Services at ftc [at] fordham.edu.
Web Hosting Service Outside of Fordham
Offers domains and web hosting space for students and faculty that they can own and control.
Fordham's Research Repository
Fordham Research Commons
An electronic repository showcasing the research and scholarly output of Fordham University containing published and unpublished work from the university's diverse community. Fordham University Libraries administers this open access archive to preserve and facilitate access to scholarship.
Intellectual Property Policy at Fordham
Approved by the Faculty Senate in 2011, this policy outlines varying intellectual property rights for the university, faculty, staff, students, and contractors.
Circular 30 : Works Made for Hire
This circular from the U.S. Copyright Office explains works made for hire. (See the Intellectual Property Policy to see if this applies to you and your work on DH projects at Fordham.)
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