Designing for Collaboration: Woodbury University Library Website Redesign in Drupal Jenny Rosenfeld Systems Librarian Woodbury University
Why a site redesign? Getting dated Increase visual elements Not a collaborative space Content becoming static Opportunities for interaction
Wishes and Limitations More graphics! New book spotlight Get all involved Build community Lack of tech knowledge Small, SMALL staff Budget Time
Solution? YourLibrarySite.com – Eugene, OR Site built in Drupal 6 15 months start to finish Work done via Skype Move from package -> Custom Design
Design Questionnaire Do you have a mission statement? If so, what is it? How well does this mission statement reflect what your company is all about? What are the top 3 values that you deliver or stand for? Please briefly explain what your organization does to deliver or represent those values. What are the top 3 things your target audience will likely want to do when visiting your website? Imagine your new website. What three words best describe the look and feel?
Google Docs for Communication
Graphic Design Options
Pre-launch Library Updates
Site Launch!!!! July 19, 2010 Hosted by YourLibrarySite http://library.woodbury.edu
Deep Links to Catalog for Search Widget Links need to follow this format: Title search for “Steven Holl” http://sirsi1.woodbury.edu/uhtbin/cgisirsi/x/0/0/5?searchdata1=steven+holl&srchfield1=TI^^title&searchoper1=AND&thesaurus1=TI&search_entries1=TI&search_type1=TITLE&special_proc1= Keyword search for “Steven Holl” http://sirsi1.woodbury.edu/uhtbin/cgisirsi/x/0/0/5?searchdata1=steven+holl&srchfield1=GENERAL^SUBJECT^GENERAL^^words+or +phrase&searchoper1=AND&thesaurus1=GENERAL &search_entries1=GENERAL& search_type1=SUBJECT&special_proc1=
Drupal…it’s simple Screencast tutorials from admin interface Ease of editing/creating by ALL Flexible – “promos” and mashups Image: freedigitalphotos.net
Thank you! Email: email@example.com YourLibrarySite is now Direct Communities.