University of Oregon

Policies

The content and opinions expressed on UO Blogs web sites do not necessarily reflect the views of nor are they endorsed by the University of Oregon or the Oregon University System.

Terms of Service for UO Blogs

ABOUT UO Blogs

The purpose of UO Blogs (blogs.uoregon.edu) is to provide a supported academic blogging and web publishing service for creation and transfer of knowledge and advancing the university’s mission of academic inquiry, learning, and service. Faculty, staff, and students with active DuckIDs may log in to blogs.uoregon.edu to create blogs and websites. The service is based on WordPress, a popular and well-supported platform for blogging and web content management and powered by EduBlogs.

UO Blogs is a free service sponsored by Information Services, the UO Libraries, the School of Architecture and Allied Arts, the College of Arts & Sciences, the Lundquist College of Business, the College of Education, the School of Journalism and Communications, the Clark Honors College, the School of Music and Dance, and the Office of Enrollment Management.

Basic user support is provided by the UO Technology Service Desk, and pedagogical integration is provided by additional staff in Information Services, UO Libraries, the Teaching Effectiveness Program, and school/college IT staff.

For more support information see Resources https://it.uoregon.edu/blogs/generalhelp.

GENERAL CONDITIONS

Use of UO Blogs constitutes agreement to adhere to all Terms of Service (TOS) for University of Oregon academic web publishing and collaboration services http://it.uoregon.edu/node/2860

DATA ALLOCATION AND BLOG LIFE-EXPECTANCY

Each site has an upload space size limit of 1 GB with a 32 MB single file upload limit.

INACTIVE BLOGS

Blogs that are inactive for more than two years may be removed from the system.

MAINTENANCE WINDOW

UO Blogs is currently hosted under a contract with edublogs.org. As a hosted service, we do not control the maintenance windows, upgrades and other software services. In the event that we are notified of any changes to the system by the vendor we will be sure to let users know in as timely a manner as possible.

All blog users are responsible for reading and adhering to the Terms of Service and all UO Policies for UO Blogs.

Violations of these policies will be referred to the appropriate authorities.