University of Essex
University of Essex

About this service

The following notes outline the service provided at blogs.essex.ac.uk:

  • the University’s Guidelines for Use of IT Facilities apply to blogs.essex.ac.uk;
  • blogs.essex.ac.uk hosts blogs related to official University business, including but not limited to blogs for research groups, professional services offices and individual academics;
  • blogs are the responsibility of members of staff; students’ course-related blogs are provided via Moodle or by a lecturer’s individual arrangement;
  • blogs on this server may be removed if they have been inactive for six months or more;
  • blog space may be requested by permanent members of staff;
  • the University does not exercise proactive editorial control over blog content; in particular, comments posted about blog entries express only the individual views of the person posting those comments;
  • blog-owners should monitor comments added to their posts and respond in a timely fashion;
  • the University will not actively monitor blog content, but will act where alerted to activities on our blogs which breach these guidelines; in the case of a complaint, we would typically contact the blog’s owner in the first instance, except where a breach is clear and it is judged that immediate action is required, in which case a blog entry may be suspended pending further investigation;
  • copyright laws apply to blog posts, and no material (including text, images and other media) may be posted to blogs.essex.ac.uk unless the author is certain that all necessary copyright clearance has been given;
  • support, and basic training in the use of blogs, will be provided by ISS;
  • any queries about this service should be addressed to wedm@essex.ac.uk.

Requesting a blog

To request a blog on this server, please contact Web Editing and Digital Media: wedm@essex.ac.uk.

Recent Posts

Welcome to Southend
at Essex Spirit

[Resolved] Scheduled maintenance on telephone system on Tuesday 20 September affecting all campuses
at IT Services

Students' Union
at Southend Bulletin

Anniversary painting unveiled
at Essex Daily

Benefits for staff
at Human Resources

"There has never been a greater need for Essex graduates"
at Vice-Chancellor

Higher Education Academy Hosting Professional Development Event at Essex
at In Practice

Students can get £5k funding for an innovative idea
at E-Learning Network

Similarity checking integration underway
at Making Electronic Feedback Effective

GradFocus7
at Careers Centre