Authors Kyle M.L. Jones and Polly-Alida Farrington, along with several librarian contributors, deliver a richly illustrated, practical guide for using WordPress as a tool for managing digital content, from basic set-up to customization with plugins.
Explores the variety of ways libraries are implementing WordPress as a CMS, from simple "out-of-the-box" websites to large sites with many custom features. Emphasizing a library-specific perspective, the authors analyze the software's strengths and weaknesses, spotlighting its advantages over other existing web publishing platforms as well as discussing the limitations libraries have encountered. This useful book shows how scores of libraries have used WordPress to create library websites that are both user friendly and easy to maintain.
WordPress is free software that allows you to build a website with no coding experience required-- but you supply the work that makes the site great. Goodman introduces you to building a website that will achieve your library's goals and objectives.
This LITA Guide offers readers guidance on a wide range of topics, including foundations of privacy in libraries; data collection, retention, use, and protection; laws and regulations; privacy instruction; contracts with third parties; and use of in-house and internet tools including social network sites, surveillance video, and RFID.
In this issue of Library Technology Reports, Cody Hanson provides a foundation for moving your library into the mobile world. He provides a data-based, comprehensive explanation of why now is the time to get mobile, and gives you the information you need to get started, including what mobile devices are on the market, strategies for launching and implementing a mobile presence, and the problems librarians are most likely to encounter in their endeavor.