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Welcome to OpenCUNY: 5 Ways to Participate

–Post originally created by Margaret Galavan for OpenCUNY.info OpenCUNY is a a student-based and student-organized digital, open-source platform. The folks behind it seek to empower students to create content to share and to collaborate. Students on OpenCUNY are participants—not users. They can shape the governance documents and actively take part in the community. Here are five …

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GC Library ArcGIS, Data Mgt, and Research Metrics Workshops

The Library is holding some events this fall that might be of interest to OpenCUNY participants. Check it out. ArcGIS, Data Mgt, and Research Metrics Workshops Register now for the following library workshops taking place in October and November! All classes will be taught by visiting librarian Meg Smith. Intro to ArcGIS- This workshop will …

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OpenCUNY Fall 2013 Welcome!

OpenCUNY, the student-governed, open source, academic medium for the CUNY Graduate Center community, would like to warmly welcome you back to another academic year and share some news and information about OpenCUNY. In the past year, OpenCUNY welcomed many new participants and participated in exciting digital initiatives, and this year we welcome two new coordinators …

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Common Plugins

–Post originally created by Margaret Galavan for OpenCUNY.info The following plugin types are some basic ones that participants often use to help get their sites off the ground and running.

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5 Tips for Maintaining Your OpenCUNY Site & Making it Sparkle

–Post originally created by Margaret Galavan for OpenCUNY.info Following these five tips will help keep your site in tip-top shape!

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Five Twitter Users to Follow (Fall 2013 Edition)

–Post originally created by Margaret Galavan for OpenCUNY.info For our first round-up up interesting Twitter users to follow, we touch on the basics with the main GC accounts and (of course) ours. You have to start somewhere, right?

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Adding Non-GC Users to Your OpenCUNY Site

–Post originally created by Margaret Galavan for OpenCUNY.info While OpenCUNY is offered for the benefit of the Graduate Center community, there are times when you may want people not affiliated with the GC to have the ability to edit an OpenCUNY website. Maybe you’re running a conference, hosting an event, working in an organization, doing co-research, …

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Internet Society Posts Video of @OpenCUNY + @OpenITP #TA3M Event

From the Internet Society’s New York Chapter: At the OpenITP Techno-Activism Third Monday on May 20, 2013 at CUNY Graduate Center NYC, OpenCUNY presented Alfredo Lopez, founder of May First/People Link (MF/PL), who shared his experience running a progressive and collaborative ISP. Video is below.

DSC Final Hiring Reminder: Two (Paid) OpenCUNY Coordinator Positions

Dear OpenCUNYers – As many of you know, the DSC plenary recently approved the hiring for a third coordinator. The new Coordinator for Organizing & Action will join the existing two coordinator positions to provided better support for our participants in the upcoming academic year, and to expand the scope of OpenCUNY’s current activities. Below …

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Nominations for the 2013-14 OpenCUNY Board

Nominations for the 2013-14 OpenCUNY Board are now open (until February 28th, 11:59 p.m.). To place a nomination, you must be a registered participant of OpenCUNY.org. To nominate yourself or another OpenCUNY participant to the OpenCUNY Board, click the following link to the DSC eBallot nomination site and follow the login instructions: https://eballot4.votenet.com/dsc/login.cfm ABOUT THE BOARD: The OpenCUNY Board consists …

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