Oregon State University

Calendar

Overview

The current OSU Events Calendar was built in March 2006 to provide a long-term web calendar solution for Oregon State University. The calendar was designed in-house to meet the most common public calendaring needs for departments and groups. However, it was realized that no single calendar application could fit everyone's needs, so flexibility and extensibility remained paramount. With data import and export tools, the web calendar serves as a central storage platform for distributed event data. A centralized data source allows individuals to easily find information. Providing export in standard formats allows event data to be accessed and integrated into other web sites and applications.

Features

Enhanced Web Interface

  • Viewing: Day, week, month, and list views
  • Searching: Search by keyword, date, and calendar
  • Creating:
    • Daily, weekly, monthly and yearly recurrence for repeating events
    • A single event can appear on multiple calendars
  • Managing:
    • Public, read-only, and private calendars
    • Define composite views of multiple calendars using layers
    • Event approval queue management
    • Email notifications of events pending approval
  • Customizing: User and calendar preferences

Storage and Data Access

  • Support of open standard iCal data format
  • Native import of iCal
  • Data export in RSS and iCal formats
  • Drop-in code for embedding calendar data into other web pages

Support

Contact Info

Central Web Services
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331
541-737-1189
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