Tag Archives: Websites

Chicago Public Library launches redesigned website

“The Chicago Public library launched a new website this morning, its first redesign since 2007 touting features that can be likened to “Pinterest meets Amazon.” The new site not only allows users to search the digital shelves more quickly. They can now read and post book reviews shared by users at 200 libraries around the world, and they can check their place in line for a reserved item, said Ruth Lednicer, spokeswoman for the Chicago Public Library. The library’s home page offers Pinterest-like “cards” showcasing book lists, upcoming events and blog posts by librarians that can be easily shared on social media, Lednicer said.” (via chicagotribune.com)

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Emerging Technologies Team website launch!

“SUL Emerging Technologies Team (ETT) has launched a new website! The purpose for the site is to provide a space for ETT to share information about emerging technologies currently in use or being evaluated for use in the libraries. This site will also be used to share information collected from assessments of different technologies such as the Tablet Survey, 3D Printing and others.”

via Stanford University Libraries

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Census Bureau Launches Business.census.gov Website to Promote 2012 Economic Census

“The economic census is the U.S. Government’s official five-year measure of American business and the economy. To encourage response to the 2012 Economic Census, the Census Bureau has launched business.census.gov. The site includes videos, fact sheets, story ideas and talking points that business associations, chambers of commerce, media and public agencies can use to get the word out about the economic census. Information on how communities and businesses owners can use the statistics in economic development, business decisions and strategic planning is also provided.”

via U.S. Census Bureau

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We have a New Look! Changes to the Law Library of Congress Website

In Custodia Legis: Law Librarians of Congress – “This week we are releasing an updated look for the Law Library’s website.  From time to time, the Library changes its website design and features to make it more user-friendly and better functioning.  This release is more of a refreshment of the site as well as an update to its search function.”

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