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Procedures and Guidelines

NOVA strives to inform our target audiences and provide a consistent voice and identity. The following documents are designed to help the NOVA community to understand what is recommended, expected and required when using these communication tools.

College Identity Guidelines
Provides you with the basic rules you need to follow whenever you speak or write about NOVA.

Digital Media System Guidelines
Gives you details about the specs you need to follow to create Digital Media slides and the procedures for how-to submit Digital Media System (DMS) requests.

Instructional Media
Describes captioning and transcript requirements for instructional media.

Intercom Submission Guidelines
Detailed guidelines for submitting articles and flyers for inclusion in Intercom.

NOVA Style Guide
Provides you with an alphabetical list of official content standards followed by the College that must be adhered to when you publish any official NOVA materials in print or online.

NOVA Web Guidelines
Gives you details on how to present and manage Web content for NOVA’s website; it is meant to solidify NOVA's Web presence by increasing connectivity among campuses and centers, divisions, departments and offices and by unifying the College's official Web pages.

Procedures to Request Online Survey Creation
Lists the steps you need to take if you need an online survey created.

Social Media Guidelines
Outlines the various official NOVA social media that are available, the policy for participating in NOVA’s official social media pages/websites and more.

Web Accessability Guidelines
This checklist is provided as a resource to help implement Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0.

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