May 27, 2022

University of Michigan Library Web Designer Discusses “Designing For the Library Website”

A new post on the University of Michigan’s Library Tech Talk Blog by interface designerTrevor Dobias shares a few of his thoughts on library web design.

Dobias begins:

In 2013, I joined the Design & Discovery team in the Library Information Technology (LIT) department at the U-M Library to help develop plans for the the future redesign of the library’s website. I previously worked with a startup focused on archiving, sorting, and displaying analytics for social media. My other past experience includes creating applications aimed at improving employee work experiences in markets such as real estate, architecture, and in classrooms.

The remainder of the post (about 740 words) focuses on the “framework approach” to web design.

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See Also: Trevor Dobias on LinkedIn

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