Category Archive: cms

Feb 09

VALA 2010 – Concurrent Session 2 – Physical and Virtual Access

Linda Burridge and I were the first presenters in this session. Our presentation – From Mess to CMS: the transformation of a library website, which is available on SlideShare. Rachel Chidlow -Aging gracefully?: Reviewing and enhancing Information Commons services at the University of Auckland Started with an introductory video about their Information Commons. Technological changes …

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Jul 03

Building a library website with Drupal Pt. 2

In the first post, I revisited how we came to be building a new website and how we ended up with Drupal. And now to be continued ……… Initially learning Drupal was harder than I thought it would be. We couldn’t get our heads around how it worked, as it was so different to anything …

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Jun 05

Building a library website with Drupal Pt. 1

In the process of completing this largish (for me) project at work, I thought it would be good to get down in some logical order, a bit about the project, what we learned, what was hard/easy and what we would change.  It will take more than one post to get it all down, so I …

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Apr 18

C IL2007 – Reinventing the Library in the Internet Era – Rebecca Kahl & Aniel Sud/Clyde Miles

A project from Cuyahoga County Public Library. Patron needs were changing, the library profession was changing as was library service. Device evolution put pressure on staff who were uncomfortable with the new technologies. Needed to adapt staff, services and website to meet the changing needs of their community. Wanted more than a site, wanted a …

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Apr 13

Darien Library 1 – Study tour 2007

So here I am now in New England (sounds so romantic) at Darien Library. Check out the photos I have on Flickr about their current building. They have just broken ground for a new library building, which will be similar to the new Princeton Library with 3 levels, but not quite as big. The inspired …

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