Missouri State University uses the WordPress system for it's blogging services. It is a state-of-the-art publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability.
What is a blog?
A blog is a website that maintains frequently updated information. Blogs, a shortened word from weblog, often focus on particular topics or genres and contain diary-like entries, called posts. Blogs can also provide links to articles on other websites or blogs. Today, blogs are frequently used to communicate information to large masses in a quick and easy way.
Who can use blogs?
Blogs are intended for use by University units, sponsored organizations and recognized/bona fide organizations. Members of these colleges, departments, and organizations are able to share recent or updated information with everyone in their department at the click of a button. Individual classes and students wishing to access a group discussion system should refer to Blackboard.