September 27, 2004

Issue No. 66

Table of Contents

Highlights and Features

Grokker at Stanford
CourseWork-Fall 2004
File-Sharing Myths
File-Sharing Resources
IT Open House October 28
Tech Help for Faculty
Essential SU Software
Desktop Computer Security
Security Self-Help Tool
Wireless Access-SU Visitors
SULAIR Home Page Update
SU Course Support Web Site copy

Library Resources

SULAIR Image Collections
SKIL Tutorial Enhanced
Scholars Workshops for Fall
Social Science Data
Literary Studies Database
New Lane Library Web Site
Firing Line TV Program
ArcGIS 9 Available
SSRC Past Events Online
BIOSIS Changes
HighWire Press-New Journals
EuroNews Web Site

Computing News

Accessible Web Pages
AFS Disk Quota Increased
Online Lecture Assessment
Teaching with Technology
Resources for SU Webmasters
ATS Program-New Projects
ATL Project Showcase
Spam Deletion Tool
ITSS Training Services
Training Registration
HelpSU Streamlined
New Webmail Is Here
Printing in Sweet Hall
Sweet Hall Consulting
Mac OS X Migration
PeopleSoft System Upgraded
Bookstore Computer Store
Courselets for SU Community
Sundial Calendar Changes
TeamSpace in Meyer Library
Meyer Classrooms
Meyer Tech Desk Update
Technology Help on Web

Resources for Stanford Webmasters

The Office of University Communications, which maintains Stanford's main web site ( ), now offers a set of resources and style guidelines for webmasters of departmental or other official Stanford web sites. The "Stanford Web Guide" is available at:

It includes templates appropriate for creating a departmental web site, downloadable Stanford graphics, and a list of additional resources. The latest addition to this site provides detailed information about web site accessibility.

Examples of web sites that have been built using these resources are:

Finally, all departmental webmasters and web designers are encouraged to join the SU Webmasters interest group. This group meets regularly to discuss issues of interest to the maintainers of university web sites. To join, send an email to with the text "subscribe su_webmasters".

For more information, please contact Scott Stocker (