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  • Blog Policies

    These policies are based on those provided on the UK Web Focus Blog.

    Policies For This Blog

    • The contents of this blog will primarily address issues related to remote working including cultural issues, legal issues, media coverage and related technologies.
    • The blog will seek to both disseminate information and encourage discussion and debate.
    • The target audience is remote workers, those working in virtual teams, offsite workers, in particular those in the UK higher and further education communities and cultural heritage sectors, together with key players in the international community.
    • A set of procedures will be published which will aim to ensure that the blog implements these policies and that the blog is widely accessible, functional and interoperable.
    • The writing style, grammar and design of links will seek to make the blog readable.
    • Minor changes to blog postings and comments may be made to fix errors.
    • Comments which are felt to be spam or are inappropriate will be deleted.
    • In exceptional circumstances, postings and comments may be deleted.
    • A rich copy of the contents of the blog will be made available to UKOLN (my host organisation) if I leave. Note that this may not include the full content if there are
      complications concerning third party content (e.g. guest blog posts, embedded objects, etc.), technical difficulties, etc.
    • Since the blog reflects personal views I reserve the rights to continue providing the blog if I leave UKOLN. If this happens I will remove any UKOLN branding from the blog.

    Quality Assurance For This Blog

    The following quality assurance processed will be deployed:

    • A spell-checker will be used prior to publishing a post.
    • Periodic link-checks will be carried out to ensure that links from this blog are functional.
    • Feedback on posts will be encouraged.
    • An infrastructure for evaluation of the blog will be provided.

    Changes To The Policies

    Also note that:

    • The scope, policies, target audiences and procedures may be subject to change in light of experiences, resource implications or changes in external factors.

    Change Control

    This page was first published on 17 September 2008.