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Zoom security (NORDUNet)

– 16.4.2020

The Zoom service used by the University of Oulu and Oamk is implemented as a service provided by CSC through NORDUnet. The service is located in EU, and it is used by the Nordic educational and scientific communities. The service’s data security and data protection comply with Finland’s data protection laws, which comply with the […]

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How to create an accessible PDF in InDesign

– 7.4.2020

InDesign is an Adobe design program intended for professional use. InDesign is not available to everyone at the University of Oulu or Oamk; licenses are limited. If you use InDesign to create PDF files to be shared in any of the University of Oulu’s or Oamk’s online service, you should make them accessible. (Note: this […]

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How to deposit money to your Canon uniFLOW account (for printing)

– 7.2.2020

As an Oamk or UO student, you can can print to a secure print queue from campus computers or device-independently from your student email. The printout can be released from any campus security printer. See printing instructions for students If you run out of your account balance, you can deposit more money to your account: […]

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How to start using the Zoom online meeting tool

– 29.1.2020

Use Zoom for remote education and guidance, web conferencing and webinars. Install Zoom on your computer, or Log into Zoom in your browser. Set up a meeting, or join a meeting A mobile application is also available User tips Music teachers and students, turn on original sounds Saving Zoom meetings You can attend a Zoom […]

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Accessible web content: alternative presentation for an image

– 18.9.2019

People who cannot see images must not be excluded. The above applies in particular if the image is important. An image may be an integral part of the content, support the content, or be used as a decoration. It is still allowed to use decorative images to make the content more engaging, except for scientific […]

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Accessible web content: use of images in online services

– 18.9.2019

Images can explain things, make the content more engaging, and arouse interest. After all, you would hesitate to buy a product from an online store without seeing a picture of it. A graph can help you to understand the associated information better and quicker than text alone. An image that supports the text content or […]

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Accessible web content: what is the best format for sharing documents?

– 18.9.2019

Web pages are in HTML-coded hypertext. Where possible, web pages are preferable to separate file attachments in public information sharing. Therefore, if you can write directly to the web service using the web editor, do that instead of attaching a separate file. However, sometimes it is necessary to share files over the internet. In the […]

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Accessible web content: Good contrast improves the legibility of text and graphs

– 17.9.2019

1. Contrast requirements for the colour of the text and its background The interpretation of the content must not be based on colours alone. For example, you must not just write that “the approved measurement results are marked in green and the rejected in red” because not all people can distinguish between these colours. You […]

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Accessible web content: Easy readability for better understanding

– 17.9.2019

Text appearance affects readability If you create content directly on the web using a publishing tool, you may not be able to influence the appearance of the text very much. Even when formatting is available, it is usually better to stick with the default definitions: if the admin later changes the default definitions service-wide, items […]

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Web accessibility online course

– 20.11.2018

Accessible online services are a pre-requisition for successful digitalisation: when the service is accessible, as many people as possible can take care of their affairs online without outside help. The Act on the Provision of Digital Services obliges public bodies to produce accessible online services. The Act also applies to higher education institutions. If a […]

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