How to Fix the 25 Most Common Library Website Problems Workshop

While completing your purchase, fill in the name and e-mail address of the participant who will sign in to the event by clicking the "Attendees" button to the right of the item in your cart. This individual will receive an e-mail from WebEx confirming registration before the event begins. Attendees should add messenger@webex.com to their approved email sender list, so they can ensure that they receive the automatic notifications.

$60.00
ALA Member: 
$ 54.00
Item Number:
1541-9230
Date: 
Day:  August 15, 2018
Time:  2:30pm to 4:00pm EDT
Delivery Method: 
Live
Duration: 
90 minutes
Publisher: 
ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions
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How to Fix the 25 Most Common Library Website Problems Workshop
A 90-minute workshop, Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific 

Thought that rotating carousel on your website looked cool? What about that vendor widget?

There are all kinds of issues with various features commonly found on library websites, and in this workshop, you’ll learn about the 25 most common ones. You’ll discover not only the inherent challenges your patrons may face with these issues, but you'll also learn ways to fix those issues, and even rate how hard those fixes are.

You’ll leave this event with a wealth of data and ideas that you can use to make your site more user-friendly and accessible.

After this workshop, you will:

  • Be familiar with common library website issues in 4 different categories
  • Understand how some issues may affect patrons, including those with certain disabilities
  • Learn specific fixes for 25 common website problems

While completing your purchase, fill in the name and e-mail address of the participant who will sign in to the event by clicking the "Attendees" button to the right of the item in your cart. This individual will receive an e-mail from WebEx confirming registration before the event begins. Attendees should add messenger@webex.com to their approved email sender list, so they can ensure that they receive the automatic notifications.

This is an online event hosted through WebEx. Further technical information is available at the ALA Store FAQ page.

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Laura Solomon

Laura Solomon, MCIW, MLS, is the Library Services Manager for the Ohio Public Library Information Network. She has been doing web development and design for twenty years, in both public libraries and as an independent consultant. She specializes in developing with Drupal. She is a 2010 Library Journal Mover & Shaker. She’s written three books about social media and content marketing, specifically for libraries, and speaks nationally on both these and technology-related topics.  As a former children’s librarian, she enjoys bringing the “fun of technology” to audiences and in giving libraries the tools they need to better serve the virtual customer.

If you have any questions about this workshop, please contact us at elsmarketing@ala.org.

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Accommodations are offered based on user needs. For transcription, live captioning, or other accessibility requests, please contact us at elsmarketing@ala.org.