University makes this web server available to support and promote
the mission of the University: teaching, research, and community
service. It is expected that individuals placing information on
servers in the UCSB domain will abide by all applicable university
and campus policies and all laws governing the use of the Internet.
Campus units who wish to have a home page linked to
the official UCSB Home Page agree to abide by the following guidelines:
All home pages will adhere to and reflect,
as much as possible, current UC and UCSB publishing policies
All home pages will have text labels for
any graphical or iconic links in order to provide equivalent
access to the information and reference links for non-graphical
browsers. In general, providers should be aware that users will
be accessing information from a variety of hardware and software
tools. Providers are encouraged to accommodate all levels of
The home page of every official UCSB Web
site should include a "return to UCSB Home Page" link
or icon. For very long pages, it is advised that this link
be at the top and bottom of the page.
Files nested within any given official UCSB
Web site should have a similar mechanism for "return to <local
web site> Home Page" at the bottom of the page, or
top and bottom if the document is lengthy.
For documents or slide shows meant to be
viewed in sequence, there should be access to "previous" and "next" entries provided at the bottom of the page, or top and bottom
if the document is lengthy.
To remain useful over time and to present
an image consistent with UCSB's position as an academic institution,
all official information on our web server must be kept timely
and accurate. Doing so requires that organizational units be
accountable for the information that they choose to distribute
via the web and that material on the web include pointers to
individuals and offices that are an enduring part of the administrative
Each page shall therefore have the following
Author: <author's name and e-mail address>
Last Modified: <date the information was last modified>
Furthermore, departments or other organizational
units sponsoring material on or accessed from the official UCSB
home page should include an electronic mail address of the following
where all fields in the address are constant
except <unitname>. <unitname> should be an abbreviation
which suggests the name of the organizational unit sponsoring
the inclusion of the related material on UCSB's Web server.
It is the responsibility of the organizational unit to see
that this address is always an alias for an individual who
is charged with monitoring their mail and responding to issues
related to the timeliness and accuracy of material sponsored
by the unit.
The intent is that anyone who finds out-of-date
or incorrect material on official Web pages may first attempt
to contact the author, then contact the sponsoring unit's "web
contact" and, when still failing to get a response, may
look up the unit's name in the campus directory and contact
the head of the unit.
Any pages which use encryption alogorithms or their
products must abide by federal laws governing the use of this