Designing Web Interfaces to Library Services and Resources / Edition 1

Designing Web Interfaces to Library Services and Resources / Edition 1

by Kristen L. Garlock, Sherry Piontek
     
 

ISBN-10: 0838907423

ISBN-13: 9780838907429

Pub. Date: 01/28/1999

Publisher: American Library Association

Libraries can build Web sites unrivaled in content - commercial databases, online catalogs, community resources, Web indexes - but it takes a well-designed interface to make the content accessible, in the library tradition of access for all, you must not only consider the 50 million plus people in the United States with some kind of disability, but also users running…  See more details below

Overview

Libraries can build Web sites unrivaled in content - commercial databases, online catalogs, community resources, Web indexes - but it takes a well-designed interface to make the content accessible, in the library tradition of access for all, you must not only consider the 50 million plus people in the United States with some kind of disability, but also users running Netscape 2.0 on a 486. As librarians in the acclaimed JSTOR electronic publishing project, authors Kristen L. Garlock and Sherry Piortek have worked with dozens of participating libraries in troubleshooting problems and soliciting user feedback. Drawing on their experience, they identify the methods behind the best library Web site designs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838907429
Publisher:
American Library Association
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Series:
ALA Editions Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.54(w) x 11.01(h) x 0.28(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Web Interface Design for Libraries1
Ch. 2Content9
Ch. 3The Display of Your Library Web Site25
Ch. 4Library Web Page Layout40
Ch. 5Accessible Design60
Ch. 6Incorporating User Feedback into Design73
Ch. 7Looking Ahead84
Appendix: Online Resources95
Index101

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