Resources for School Librarians - Index Writing School Library Web Pages
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Best Practices in School Library Website Design - by David Walbert. This is a
discussion of issues which you should consider when planning your website or blog.
Take Charge To Maximize Your Library’s Online Presence - An article by Len Bryan in School Library Journal, May, 2016. - Many suggestions if you are planning a new site or looking to improve your old one.
Five Things That Every School Library Web Site Should Have. - From the Adventures of Library Girl Blog.
Using Your School Library Web Site in Instruction - This is a slideshare presentation by Kenya Arrants.
Developing Your Library Website - Advice from the National Library of New Zealand Services to Schools.
Eliminating Barriers: 7 Best Practices for Creating a User Friendly Library Web Site - From Ebsco.
Web Design that won't get you in Trouble - The legal issues in
developing a library web page. Article by Shirley Duglin Kennedy in Computers in Libraries, June, 2001.
How Usable Are School Library Websites? A Random Sample from All Fifty States - It would seem from this study that school libraries could do a better job on their web sites. This is an article by Anthony S. Chow et al in the YALSA Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults, June, 2016.
Guidelines for Designing Successful School Websites - by the Connecticut Department of Education.
Web Publishing Guidelines - Cupertino CA High School.
Accessible Design for Library Web
Sites - This guide to writing library web sites has good real-life examples and includes design
considerations for special needs users. This site was written by Iona Derman.
Usability of Web Sites for Teenagers - Points to consider in the design of web sites. By Jakob Neilson, Jan., 2005.
Web 2.0 in School Libraries - If writing a web site looks difficult, you might want to do a blog or wiki. Look here for more information on web 2.0 applications such at blogs, wikis, and social bookmarking.
Web4Lib - Electronic discussion group for
library web site managers.
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