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Presented for Nten on Nov. 29, 2011 with Michelle Misner, Web Team Manager at the NY Public Library

Presented for Nten on Nov. 29, 2011 with Michelle Misner, Web Team Manager at the NY Public Library

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  • Welcome. history of DFIs Started in January 2009 Launched in the spring of 2009
  • * 90 locations include four research centers – focusing on the humanities and social sciences; the performing arts; black history and culture; and business and industry – and a network of neighborhood libraries throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island. * approximately 53 million items in the NYPL collections (includes substantial non-book materials: photographs, maps, prints, manuscripts, etc.)research non-circulating collections include approximately 14 million volumes (not titles)branch collections include approximately 5 million volumes
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How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a Drupal Website Rollout How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a Drupal Website Rollout Presentation Transcript

    • How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website
    • Michelle Misner Web Team Manager, New York Public Library Norman Reiss Principal, Nonprofit Bridge Project Manager, Technology at Center for Court Innovation
    • November 29, 2011
    How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • Poll Question #1
    • Are you using a content management system?
    • -yes
    • -no
    How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • Poll Question #2
    • Are you currently in the process of migrating content into a content management system?
    • -yes
    • -no
    How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • Introduction to NYPL
    • Mission Statement
    • The New York Public Library inspires lifelong learning, advances knowledge, and strengthens communities
    How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • 4 Research Libraries How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • 5 Hubs + 81 Neighborhood Libraries How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • Q - New Website
    • When did you decide to build a new website, and how long did the process take from start to finish?
    How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • New Drupal Website How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • Q - Why Drupal?
    • Why did you choose Drupal?
    How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • Why Drupal? How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/id?74662
  • Why Drupal? How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • Why Drupal? How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • Why Drupal? How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • Q - Why Drupal?
    • What other platforms did you consider besides Drupal?
    • In retrospect, was Drupal a good choice?
    How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • Q - Management
    • How did you get (and maintain) top management support for your project?
    How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • Strategic Initiative: Create workflow tools How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • Q - Website Development
    • What is your organization structure - i.e., who was involved in website development process?
    • What outside vendors / consultants did you bring in?
    How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • Q - Website Development
    • Discuss how your internal staff member became your Drupal go-to person (and what you would do if he decided to leave the organization)
    How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • Poll Question #3
    • Does your organization have a content strategy that plans the creation and delivery of its digital content?
    • -yes
    • -no
    How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • Q - Website Content
    • How much content is on your website?
    • Do you have a schedule of how often you try to update?
    How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • Q - Website Content
    • Who has to approve content before / after it is posted live?
    How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • Q - Training & Support Workflow How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • Q - Website Content
    • Is there a notification system in use when new content is waiting to be reviewed?
    How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • Poll Question #4
    • Does your organization have a notification system for new content?
    • -yes
    • -no
    How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • Q - Website Content and Social Media
    • How do you coordinate website content with content on other web platforms, e.g. social media?
    How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • Q - Project Management
    • How does the NYPL handle project management?
    • Was there a cross-department group that was put together specifically for the website project?
    How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • Project Management
    • http://www.boxesandarrows.com/view/faceted-feature
    Faceted Feature Analysis (FFA) How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • Project Management Tools How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • Q - Staff Training
    • How do you handle staff training?
    How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • Training & Support Librarians DevelopmentStaff Managing Locations Event Registration Managing Events Training By Drupal Module Blogging Landing Page Features Press Releases Image Galleries Home Page Features Managing Pages A/V Content Programs Staff PR and Marketing Staff Private Events Best of the Web IT Collections Staff How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • Training – reference docs for staff How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • Q - Staff
    • How do you encourage staff to assume responsibility for web content, esp. when it is not formally part of their job description?
    How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • Q - NYPL Culture
    • What types of cultural changes have you seen within the NYPL to allow for a more decentralized system for updating web content?
    How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • Q - Lessons Learned
    • What would you do differently if you were beginning this project again today?
    How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
    • Perform content audit
    • Allow adequate time for content migration
    • Training also means re-training and training again
    • Drupal has a very steep learning curve for website development and administration
    • Hire a database administrator
    • You are never done; it is always an iterative process
    Lessons Learned How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
  • Lessons Learned http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/id?67570 How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss
    • Michelle Misner [email_address]
      • http://www.nypl.org
      • http://facebook.com/newyorkpubliclibrary
      • http://twitter.com/nypl
    • Norman Reiss [email_address]
      • http://www.nonprofitbridge.com
      • http://www.facebook.com/#/nonprofitbridge
      • http://www.twitter.com/nonprofitbridge
    Thank You How the NYPL Successfully Project Managed a New Drupal Website. © Michelle Misner and Norman Reiss