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Sunset of the Wiki

Early in the life of the CUNY Academic Commons, an important space for collaborative writing and for the sharing of open content was our Wiki – powered by MediaWiki . In recent years, users have preferred newer areas of the Commons – Sites, Group Docs, Social Paper – for this kind of functionality. As a result, we have decided to remove […]

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Introducing Commons 1.8!

The Commons Development team has just released Commons 1.8! With a special focus on helping groups communicate, Commons 1.8 delivers some great improvements, including its marquee feature, the Events Calendar. We hope you enjoy all the new functionality, described in more detail below. Events Calendar One of the most requested features by members has been a site-wide […]

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Welcome to “My Commons” – Your Personal Homepage!

Commons 1.7, our first major release of the Commons since April, includes a number of new improvements and some important, behind the scenes upgrades, as well as the release’s central feature, “My Commons.” My Commons “My Commons” is a new personal homepage that highlights the network of friends, groups, and the sites you develop on the Commons and is our […]

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Welcome to Commons 1.5!

We are pleased to announce CUNY Academic Commons, version 1.5! While this is our first major release in more than a year, to say that the Commons 1.5 milestone has been over four years in the making is certainly not an understatement*. Though the 1.5 release includes over twenty new features, below are some highlights. […]

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Upgrades to the Group Feature for Commons 1.1

Hello Everyone! As you’ve probably noticed there’s been a few changes to the Commons! We’ve rolled out Commons 1.1 and with it there are several exciting new additions to the Groups feature we’d like to share with you. The first thing you’ll notice is that you now have more control over how you receive email […]

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Extra, Extra Tweet All About It!

I was checking out the agenda on the website for the Digital University Conference (planned by the The Digital University Conference Planning Committee Group on the Academic Commons) and stumbled across “Conference hashtag: #du10” on the right-hand side of the page. I clicked on the hyperlink, which introduced me to another great web2.0 tool Twapper […]

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A New Design

Upon reaching the Commons today, you might have noticed that the site has undergone a pretty dramatic transformation. We hope you like our new look, which has been designed to make the site more attractive and more usable. The revisions to our site design have involved both a visual makeover of the homepage and an […]

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