Susan and Beth,
I'd love to see a project plan and/or write up if you have one. I'm
really curious how people handle the gathering information piece and
balance staff v. user perspectives. And I'm sure as I begin actually
writing a plan I'll be curious about many of the other things people
On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 7:32 AM, susan teague rector <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I second David's book choice - I've done 3 redesigns at my library (we're on
> the 3rd right now) and i have referred to the process in this book countless
> I typically follow an iterative approach to writing and executing my project
> plans; however, it's difficult to get away from traditional waterfall
> methodology and our plans sometimes fall back into that mold - I can send
> you a copy of a proj. plan if you're interested
> VCU Libraries
> http://www.library.vcu.edu | http://www.library.vcu.edu/redesign
> Walker, David wrote:
>> My wife really likes "Web Redesign: Workflow that Works", by Kelly Goto &
>> Emily Cotler.
>> The second edition is called Web Redesign 2.0.
>> David Walker
>> Library Web Services Manager
>> California State University
>> From: Code for Libraries [[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Jason
>> Stirnaman [[log in to unmask]]
>> Sent: Wednesday, September 16, 2009 11:36 AM
>> To: [log in to unmask]
>> Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] Library Website Redesign Info and Project Plans
>> I just came across this yesterday:
>> Very high-level and usual systems design approach, but with some good
>> web-specific tips thrown in.
>>>>> Sean Hannan <[log in to unmask]> 09/16/09 10:20 AM >>>
>> We're currently in the middle of a library website redesign as well.
>> For the most part, we have framed our project using Jesse James
>> Garrett's The Elements of User Experience
>> ). It has been immensely helpful in plotting out our work from the
>> User Experience touchy-feely end to the Information Architecture to
>> the visual design and implementation.
>> Sean Hannan
>> Web Developer
>> Sheridan Libraries
>> Johns Hopkins University
>> On Sep 16, 2009, at 10:52 AM, Rosalyn Metz wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> I'm about to embark on a library website redesign. I've started
>>> thinking about creating a project plan, but I honestly don't know
>>> where to start.
>>> I saw this website redesign presentation Lorcan Dempsey tweeted about:
>>> http://www.ucd.ie/library/guides/powerpoint/rpan_ppt2/index.swf And
>>> started thinking, I wonder if anyone else has similar slides or
>>> project plans or advice. I of course asked the Google but I didn't
>>> really find any project plans. (If you're curious what I did find,
>>> take a look here:
>>> I do of course realize that every library is different, but I'm hoping
>>> that any information you all might be able to provide could help get
>>> the juices flowing.
>>> Thanks for your help in advance.