Out Loud  / Reinventing Library Website

Written by Tyler Deitz a few weeks ago

Introducing our updated and integrated Out Loud blog

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Hey everyone! This is Tyler Deitz, the library’s new web developer student assistant. Starting this summer I have been working on a new iteration of our library’s excellent Out Loud blog, with the main task of unifying the blog’s layout with

Written by Karen Lauritsen one year ago

Redesigned library website is live! We invite your continued feedback.

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It’s here! Kennedy Library has launched our new and improved website for the Cal Poly community. The planning and implementation of the new website has been informed by our visitors at every step of the way. That’s why you’ll find

Written by Karen Lauritsen one year ago

3-2-1 Launch! Redesigned website is about to blast off

Screenshot of an iteration of the redesigned library website

We are very excited to share with you, our users and community, our new and improved website soon! It’s been months of sketching, testing, surveying and talking (sometimes excitedly, if you know what I mean) and we’re happy to get

Written by Patrick Kammermeyer one year ago

Reinventing the library website: The Guide

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Conny and her team have created "a simple guide to good web content" - a Web Communications brochure that will help library staff create better content for our website. Not only will it help the usability of Kennedy Library's online presence, it can also be shared across libraries and serve as a model for others.

Written by Patrick Kammermeyer one year ago

Reinventing the library website: The mockups

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Our heroic web designer, Conny Liegl, has emerged from countless meetings and reams of feedback with some beautiful and impressive mockups of our website redesign. This redesign raises the bar for library website navigation and functionality. As Conny puts it,

Written by Patrick Kammermeyer one year ago

Reinventing the library website: Student sketches

Library Website Mockup

Back in January, we placed stacks of paper around the library. Printed on these stacks was a blank webpage frame. We made one simple request: Please sketch your idea for an improved Kennedy Library website.

Written by Patrick Kammermeyer one year ago

Reinventing the library website

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Perhaps you’ve heard it through the grapevine. Or maybe you have participated in our ongoing user studies. You may have even sketched your ideal library website for us. All of these are the telltale signs of a project afoot, right? Right. Recent statistics and student surveys have revealed to us that it’s time to raise the bar for our library website. As part of that effort, we’ve established a Web Steering Committee to address some of the goals and challenges in our process.

Written by amagwili three years ago

Launched! The library has a new mobile-friendly site

Now, when you visit our website using an iPhone or Android device, you will find a launch-pad to our mobile-friendly content and web applications. For When You’re On the Go Check library hours from the bus. Look for an available

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