Top 10 Academic Library Websites 2014

Here are my favorite academic libraries of 2014. I expected this year’s sites to be: Unified – I wanted a seamless, integrated research experience.  I looked for cross-platform search tools, integration with courses,  and built-in, non-siloed research guides. Instructive – I wanted the site to teach me how to be a better researcher.  I looked for embedded…

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Top 10 Public Library Websites 2012

Here is my annual review of public library websites. This year I reviewed over 200 sites using a simple 4-question usability test: Is the library open on Sundays? How do I get a library card? Does the library have a copy of Huckleburry Fin? [note spelling] Does the library have a storytime for a 4-year-old…

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