TTUHSC IT Policies
9.2. TTUHSC WEB PUBLISHING STANDARDS
Web content should be in the best interest of TTUHSC and not conflict with the mission of the Institution. TTUHSC encourages its schools, departments, and administrative
areas to utilize web publishing whenever possible to accomplish their goals and support
the mission of the Institution.
The quality of the information published on the web directly affects the reputation
and image of TTUHSC. In order to prevent any negative impact to the Institutional
reputation and image, the following Institutional web publishing standards should
- The department head or their designee within the school, department, or administrative
area must approve all official web publications prior to publication.
- The content and links of all web sites and/or web pages are the responsibility of
the web author and their respective departments and/or organizations and should be
reviewed/updated on a recurring basis according to the guidelines set forth by the
Web Strategy Council to ensure their accuracy.
Sites and/or pages that are not regularly maintained or whose content is deemed outdated
by the Associate VP of Information Services may be subject to removal. A removal
notification will be sent out to the registered web publisher 30 days before the site
and/or page is removed and a second notice will follow 10 days prior to the removal
date. However, a site and/or page may be removed immediately with the approval of
- Texas Tech logos are legally protected trademarks and unauthorized use of these trademarks
is prohibited. The use of Texas Tech logotypes must remain consistent to provide
a strong Institutional identity across the Internet. All TTUHSC Official Seals and
Logos for the website and web pages are implemented in the templates and layouts of
the Content Management System.In cases where the Content Management System is not
used, other software may be used to manage templates. Altering the logos and lock-ups
are prohibited. For print and other uses, the logos and lock-ups must be obtained
from the Official Identities area of the Visual Identity Guideline web site for print and other uses.
- Web publishers/authors must take into account and abide by the appropriate copyright
laws. Refer to the Web Use And Copyright Section for more detailed guidelines.
- Official web sites and/or web pages should not contain links to sites and/or pages
devoted to individual hobbies or interests.
- TTUHSC encourages students and student organizations to publish web sites and/or web
pages. These web sites and/or web pages are considered unofficial and must be identified
as such by displaying the Notice of Disclaimer for Unofficial Web Sites/Pages in the footer section on the site/page.
All TTUHSC web sites and/or web pages must comply with Texas Administrative Code 206 - State Web Sites for accessibility, usability, privacy, security, etc. See the following
for more information:
The following elements are required for all Texas Tech Unviersity Health Sciences
Center web sites and/or web pages: