Designing and Developing Library Intranets by Nina McHale

By Nina McHale

For the earlier decade, e mail has been the popular approach to inner communique in libraries. notwithstanding, hoping on e mail for organizational wisdom administration turns out just like storing delivery certificate, motor vehicle titles, and deeds in a pile of unsolicited mail: the real records are misplaced among different goods of purely minimum or fleeting significance. A profitable intranet offers a safe position for info alternate and garage; although, on the way to succeed, a library intranet has to be effortless to exploit, have the performance wanted by way of its clients, and be built-in into the day-by-day workflows of all library employees. reaching this is demanding for net librarians.


The book covers, between different topics, third-party web hosting; using freely to be had web publication and wiki software program for inner employees communique; and constructing library intranets in ColdFusion, Microsoft SharePoint, and the open resource Drupal content material administration approach (CMS). extra importantly, the authors learn intimately the human components, which, whilst now not completely addressed, are extra usually the reason for a failed intranet than the know-how platform.


This ebook was once released as a unique factor of the Journal of internet Librarianship.

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