[Wcm] New UCT library website

Smith, Ina <ismith@sun.ac.za> ismith at sun.ac.za
Tue May 1 15:52:22 SAST 2012

The high visibility of the  "Search our Digital Collections", news and "off campus login" are definitely strong points where it concerns this particular web. Would love to see our web enhanced even more, following a usability study amongst different user groups.
From: wcm-bounces at lists.lib.sun.ac.za [wcm-bounces at lists.lib.sun.ac.za] On Behalf Of Schoombee, LUCIA <lcs1 at sun.ac.za> [LCS1 at sun.ac.za]
Sent: 30 April 2012 02:44 PM
To: Klapwijk, WOUTER <wklap at sun.ac.za>; wcm at lists.lib.sun.ac.za
Subject: Re: [Wcm] New UCT library website

I agree – the search box looks very familiar ;-) And it will help a lot if we can get more space for news.  Because of space constraints we have to promote all training events under one heading at the moment (e.g. Training available in May) which is not optimal at all.  Overall it looks good.  “Search our digital collections” - impressive.

From: wcm-bounces at lists.lib.sun.ac.za [mailto:wcm-bounces at lists.lib.sun.ac.za] On Behalf Of Klapwijk, WOUTER <wklap at sun.ac.za>
Sent: 29 April 2012 03:12 PM
To: wcm at lists.lib.sun.ac.za
Subject: [Wcm] New UCT library website


It's neat, but I can't help to get the distinct feeling there might be a small element of the SU LIS web design and information architecture duplicated here.  Definitely time for us to do some "copying" as well, this time from the Hope website – we need those social webparts from Intervate on our library home page.  We have too little "real estate" for news, events, announcements, etc.  We are just simply going to have to "deepen" our home page, will require more scrolling down.

And then we need more images embedded on various pages as well, it is still too much text driven.


Wouter Klapwijk
Senior software specialist
Head: Information Technology, Library and Information Service
Stellenbosch University
Tel: +27 21 808-4378, Fax: +27 21 808-3723, Mobile: 083 3888 270

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