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APSAnet.orgHomepage UpdatePolly KarpowiczDirector, Communications and PublishingApril 13, 2013Press ENTER or Page Down to ...
Objective• Answer questions• Find resources and opportunities, and• Network with colleagues.Quickly, update the APSAnet.or...
Method• Restructure homepage “skin” only• Organize around topical areas related tokey concerns of political scientists (sl...
CMS AMSPoweredbyEnvironment and TimelineHomepageInformational FunctionalCMS(search, SEO,indexing)AMS(MyAPSA, otherdata dri...
Scholarship TeachingResearchConductMeetingsResources EmploymentResourcesAwards &RecognitionPublicEngagement& AdvocacyAdvan...
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  1. 1. APSAnet.orgHomepage UpdatePolly KarpowiczDirector, Communications and PublishingApril 13, 2013Press ENTER or Page Down to advancethrough this slideshow.
  2. 2. Objective• Answer questions• Find resources and opportunities, and• Network with colleagues.Quickly, update the APSAnet.orghomepage to convey that APSAnet.org iscentral resource for political science to:Press ENTER or Page Down to advance.
  3. 3. Method• Restructure homepage “skin” only• Organize around topical areas related tokey concerns of political scientists (slide 5)• Simplify, upgrade design• Immediate, attainable changePress ENTER or Page Down to advance.
  4. 4. CMS AMSPoweredbyEnvironment and TimelineHomepageInformational FunctionalCMS(search, SEO,indexing)AMS(MyAPSA, otherdata drivenareas)CustomPlatforms(conferences,ecommerce)Custom Platforms(conferences,ecommerce,eJobs)Phase 1: New Homepage Skin (6-8 weeks)Phase 2: AMS, CMS, Other applications (18-24 months)Components of the Phase 2 Development• AMS Selection & Implementation, related webdevelopment• CMS Selection & Implementation, related usability and needs assessment study –committee input, membership survey and focus groups• Site redesign and redevelopment• Reintegration with other APSA websites (APSA Connect, publisher sites)• Transition custom applications to AMS/CMS platforms or 3rd party solutions.Site relaunch and ongoing monitoringSite environment, technologies and timeline influential in changes to the site.AMS=APSA’s database CMS = Content management system, through which staff update site content.The site supports two main functions:{information sharing} and {transactional relationships}SiteLayersPress ENTER or Page Down to advance.
  5. 5. Scholarship TeachingResearchConductMeetingsResources EmploymentResourcesAwards &RecognitionPublicEngagement& AdvocacyAdvancingthe DisciplineProfessionalDevelopmentAPSAScholarship•journal publishing•monograph publishing•peer review•citation and referenceTeaching•curriculum tools•assessment resources•faculty responsibilitiesResearch Conduct•transparency•preventing misconduct•quality practices•other professional conduct•professional ethicsMeetings•schedules of meetings•good practices at meeting•choosing meetings to attendResources•travel grants & research support•Writing grants•List of grants & fellowships•Directory of ps associations•how to join and participateeffectivelyEmployment Resources• common job listings• best practices• questions to ask• academic and non academiccareer choicesAwards and recognition• Applying for awards• Awards available• Recent award recipientsPublic Engagement &Advocacy• Advocacy strategies• Public engagement strategies• Public engagement venuesAdvancing the Discipline•diversifying the profession•data about the professionProfessional Development•mentoring•skill development•NetworkingAPSA•membership information•governance information•news of the profession•APSA programs and activitiesProposed Homepage TopicsPress ENTER or Page Down to advance.

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