Information and Technology Services has launched a new tool called MaizeLink, which uses search and filter technology to make it easier to organize and find web-based campus services, websites, and information in one location. MaizeLink lets users build their own page linking to all the university tools they need as a member of the U-M community.
For the last two years, ITS has worked with students using interviews, surveys, and prototypes to search for software to do what this one can. OneCampus, or what U-M is calling MaizeLink, rose to the top of the list. Institutions currently using this software include Indiana University, Notre Dame, Ohio State University, Purdue University, and Virginia Tech.
Now that U-M students are beginning to use MaizeLink to meet their needs, the next step is to develop a version for staff and faculty. ITS will be looking for the community’s thoughts, ideas, and feedback in the coming months. For more information, contact the project team at MaizeLink@umich.edu.