Completed project: Go.IU

Primary UITS contact: Manjit Trehan

Completed: January 3, 2013

Description: Go.IU (http://go.iu.edu/) is a URL shortening service for Indiana University website owners who need to use short URLs in electronic, print, and other communications. Unlike other URL shortening services, Go.IU is behind CAS authentication and aims to provide useful statistics, URL history, QR codes, and permanent URLs. Go.IU will only accept IU domain URLs (iu.edu, indiana.edu,iupui.edu, etc.).

Outcome: A URL shortening service with web service capabilities, statistics, QR codes, Campaign Management dashboard, and other features, enabling the IU community to share URLs in print, email, Twitter, blogs, and other communication methods

Milestones and status:

  • Go.IU Web service created and documented Completed
  • Terms of agreement added to test site Completed
  • Short URLs with URL parameters Completed

Comment process: Send email to goiu@iupui.edu.

Related information: See the Go.IU Twitter page at http://twitter.com/goiuedu.

Benefits:

  • Go.IU is behind CAS.
  • The Go.IU service carries the IU brand.
  • Short URLs never expire.

Project goals:

  • Go.IU will be available as a contribution via the Kuali project.

Project team:

  • Project Lead/Developer: Manjit Trehan, Enterprise Software, WebTech Services

Governance: Web Standards Committee review

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