Web Definitions

Home Page
The first page of a group of related web pages.

Official Pages
Official pages are those publicly accessible electronic documents that represent the University, colleges, departments, offices, services or other units as well as officially registered student, faculty or staff organizations. All official pages are linked to the USA Home Page.

Personal Pages
Personal pages are those pages stored on University-owned computers or using an address in the University's Internet domain (southalabama.edu) or (usouthal.edu) that are created by and represent only an individual, not USA. Personal pages will not be directly linked to the USA Home Page. They may be indirectly linked to the USA Home Page via a USA unit's web page.

USA Home Page
The collective group of Web pages that constitute the top-level pages for the USA World Wide Web site. This includes the home page and all subsequent related official pages. The USA Home Page contains a link to all official pages regardless of which web server they reside on.

USA Unit
Official colleges, departments, offices, services or other organizations as well as officially registered student, faculty or staff organizations related to the University.

Web Page
A document presented on the World Wide Web; the document may consist of either a single home page or several related pages linked to the home page.

Copyright
The USA Home Page is an official publication of the University of South Alabama. Unless otherwise indicated, all text, photographs and graphics appearing on the USA Home Page are copyrighted and must not be reproduced by an unauthorized individual or organization without written permission from the appropriate University official.