November 27, 2015

ArchiveGrid’s Index and User Interface Updated, More than 2 Million Archival Descriptions Now Available

OCLC Research has just alerted users to three updates that were recently made to to the ArchiveGrid database.

  • The latest ArchiveGrid index update puts the number of archival material descriptions in ArchiveGrid over the two million mark, giving users access to more archival descriptions than ever.
  • The ArchiveGrid user interface now utilizes Twitter Bootstrap, which provides a “mobile first” front-end framework that enables ArchiveGrid to work well on smartphones and tablets, as well as many other responsive design and layout features.
  • In addition, individual collection description pages now include more contact information for archival institutions, and as well as links to related materials such as finding aids or digital images.

Learn More About the Updates in this ArchiveGrid Blog Post

Direct to ArchiveGrid User Interface

See Also: You’re getting warmer: using click trail heat maps to evaluate ArchiveGrid” via ArchiveGrid Blog

See Also: List of New Contributors to ArchiveGrid via ArchiveGrid Blog

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