January 17, 2022

New Preprint from Information Technology and Libraries: "Selecting a Web Content Management System for an Academic Library Web Site"

Title: “Selecting a Web Content Management System for an Academic Library Web Site” (10 Pages; PDF)
Author: Elizabeth L. Black, Ohio St. University

Source: Information Technology and Libraries (Published by the Library & Information Technology Assn)

The article has been accepted for publication. However, an anticipated publication date is not provided.


This article describes the selection of a Web content management system (CMS) at the Ohio State University Libraries. The author outlines the need for a CMS, describes the system requirements to support a large distributed content model, and shares the CMS trial method used, which directly included content provider feedback side-by-side with the technical experts. The selected CMS is briefly described.

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