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The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped has named the Colorado Talking Book Library as Network Library of the Year. The award, which comes with a $1,000 prize, was presented today at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. It recognizes excellence, innovation and special achievement in providing library service during the […]
The Library and Information Technology Association held their annual conference in Denver this year, and I was lucky enough to attend. After having taken a few days to collect my notes and thoughts, here are some of the major themes I saw at the conference. The first thing that struck me was that many of […]
A new list of common design mistakes in websites shows many kinds of problems have plagued the web for years. Library websites are especially prone to some of these, and librarians should do whatever necessary to fix them.
The State Library’s CVL Sites is a free service that creates and hosts websites for libraries, museums, and related organizations. Sites for Voice Preserve, One Book 4 Colorado, and StoryBlocks were recently redesigned to be easier to use on desktops, tablets, and mobile devices. Check out the new designs below. To learn more about the […]
A handy list of Colorado State Library presentations at this year’s CLiC Spring Workshop in Grand Junction, March 14th and 15th.
The Web can be frustrating to use these days. Videos and animated GIFs start playing automatically; your cursor movements trigger unexpected events; ads expand and shrink, pushing and pulling the content around; windows pop up or slide in as you scroll; and, weighted down with scripts and server calls, pages take seconds rather than milliseconds […]