Over the past 20 years, the University of Michigan Library has led the way on creating digital collections and establishing best practices around digital preservation that have become benchmark standards for other libraries. However, as our web presence expanded, it became increasingly difficult to adapt it at scale, keep pace with the changing needs of research, and create cohesion between a growing number of applications, sites, and services. It eventually became clear that a new model for...
Posts tagged "Web Content Strategy"
Over the past few years, the University of Michigan Library has progressively updated and enhanced the way we manage our subject, course, and specialized information guides with Springshare's LibGuides product. This post talks about the various customizations and integrations we've made along the way.
If you really love something you might have to let it go.
The Readability Test Tool can help web content creators make pages easier to read.
The Digital Library Production Service (DLPS) recently did a thoughtful and comprehensive update of its web presence on the University of Michigan Library website. This post summarizes the process and calls out the value of having a web content strategist in the mix.
The Library website is not an archive but it does need curation. This past summer I explored archiving legacy content in Deep Blue.
How much do people actually read on the web? Not much. UX Myths presents the evidence.
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