Information Technology Services




Silva is Bethel's online content management system.  All web content unless otherwise specified should be created in and published through Silva. 

Silva content maintainers need to recognize that:

  • Using the Bethel network means  to host web content means that the web content represents Bethel just as much as it does the individual. Content must comply with the Computing Acceptable Use Policy.

Network Ethics, Etiquette, and Legality

  • All individuals using Bethel's computing equipment and connections must abide by Bethel's policies regarding ethical and legal use of resources. This policy is presented in the document Computing Acceptable Use Policy.
  • Authors of HTML documents are responsible for what they allow others to access on their pages or through a direct link from one of their pages.

Silva Content

  • In general idea is that silva content represent both the individual and Bethel. Material needs to conform to the mission of the institution as well as the interests of the individual.

Silva Content Guidelines

  • Direct links to illegal, socially harmful, or pornographic material are not permitted.
  • Text, images, or sounds which violate Bethel Lifestyle expectations or which are illegal according to local, state, national, or international laws are not permitted.
  • You may not create pages that contain material copyrighted by someone other than yourself unless permission has been obtained from the copyright holder. The original author and copyright holder should be clearly and fully acknowledged if permission is given. You should even be cautious about creating links to pages that contain unapproved copyrighted material.
  • Files such as multimedia should not be stored within silva, but should be placed on a specified media server.
Silva Support and Training
Web Publishing
Silva Content Request Form