VALA2010 Session 2 McLean

VALA20120From mess to CMS: the transformation of a library website

VALA 2010 CONCURRENT SESSION 2: Physical and Virtual Access
Tuesday 9 February 2010, 10:50 – 11:20
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VALA Peer Reviewed PaperMichelle McLean

Information Librarian, Casey-Cardinia Library Corporation

Linda Burridge

Casey-Cardinia Library Corporation

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Casey-Cardinia Library Corporation undertook to transform their website from an overburdened, highly unmanageable mess to a site that would meet both the users’ and the site creators’ needs. This transformation was made possible through the use of Drupal, a web content management system. This paper outlines the processes involved, the challenges, the lessons learn’t and the final result of the transformation.