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
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Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.