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Ten Essentials for Any Library Site
A favorite of mine:
The web site is an excellent venue to solicit ideas, concerns, compliments, and complaints, but don’t merely provide users with a form. Dedicate a section on your site to posting user feedback along with the library’s official response. Show your [...]
I’m a big follower of library websites. They are virtual representations of their physical presence and they also say a lot about a library’s innovation (or lack thereof). All this summer I investigated different libraries to see what they were doing and how they were designing their online presences as I redesigned the website for [...]
It’s total cheese to say: here’s your assignment if you choose to accept it. But, I kinda just did. Below you will visit many links. As you pay a visit, pretend you are stressed-out, Infectious Disease Researcher under a serious time constraint to stop a virulent Adenovirus strain. [...]
One of my goals for the summer is to get a handle on Drupal. I’d like to incorporate it into LIS753 Internet Fundamentals and Design at Dominican. I’d like to assign workgroups the task of creating a library Web site with the OSS app. How’s the learning curve folks?
I missed this presentation, but luckily [...]
I recently had a Facebook conversation with Jeff Dawson, director of the Lester Public Library in Two Rivers, Wisconsin. I realized in our back and forth that his experience with creating and extending online presense for his library was the makings for a HOT TTW guest post:
For example, the entire town knew I went [...]
It’s my belief that library users are expecting more from their web browsing experience. I’m not talking social networks, I’m talking interactive web design. These users are used to websites that allow for dynamically changing content (content that may not require a new page to load) and for a feeling of interactivity with the page. [...]
TTW readers know I love a good “Ten Things” post! Run, do not walk to:
Ten great things an online academic library can do:
Communicate with the academic community Get proper subject librarians who know their stuff to generate the content for the library website! Provide high-quality, easy to use tools to put [...]
Don’t miss the new virtual tour of the Allen County Public Library. They really show of their lovely spaces with flair and the maps/guides are useful for finding out about library services, community spaces and such necessities as parking.