Webinar: Planning a Website Redesign (4-part series) with Laura Solomon (Live)

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Date(s) - 01/23/2018 - 02/13/2018
2:00 pm CST - 3:00 pm CST

Part 1: January 23, 2018 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. CT
Part 2: January 30, 2018 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. CT
Part 3: February 6, 2018 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. CT
Part 4: February 13, 2018 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. CT

Register once to attend all four sessions!

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Is your library thinking about or planning a redesign of its website? You may have a nagging feeling that the website would benefit from an overhaul. Or, you’re wondering about whether the site is user-friendly and accessible.

Even if a formal redesign is not planned, it might be time to take a close look at how your current website could be improved.

Redesigning your library’s website to make it more usable, professional, and credible can result in more traffic and greater awareness of your library’s services.

Through this 4-part course, you will be able to plan or start a website redesign by asking the right questions, evaluating the current website, and setting redesign goals. Get the low-down on best practices you can implement, as well as common mistakes to avoid.

Laura Solomon, MCIW, MLS is the Library Services Manager for the Ohio Public Library Information Network. She has been doing web development and design for twenty years, in both public libraries and as an independent consultant. She specializes in developing with Drupal. She is a 2010 Library Journal Mover & Shaker. She’s written three books about social media and content marketing, specifically for libraries, and speaks nationally on both these and technology-related topics. As a former children’s librarian, she enjoys bringing the “fun of technology” to audiences and in giving libraries the tools they need to better serve the virtual customer.

Competency Index for the Library Field: Library Management Competencies; Technology Competencies

Skill Level: Introduction & Beyond Basic

Can’t attend the live webinar? Click here to register to receive a link to the recording.

Registration is closed for this event.

For FY2021-22, 70% of the total costs for the PLAN Continuing Education program ($220,000) is supported by federal money, and 30% of this program ($92,991) is supported by state money. The total budget of the project is $312,991.