1st Edition

Database-Driven Web Sites

ISBN 9780789017390
Published October 8, 2002 by CRC Press
133 Pages

USD $54.95

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Book Description

A reference you?ll turn to whenever you need a practical solution to your online content delivery problems!

Don?t depend on static HTML to meet your clients? demand for information?use Database-Driven Web Sites to help you find the dynamic program that will get the job done with ease. This book contains profiles of successful content delivery solutions in a variety of library situations, from academic to governmental, and covers many associated elements, such as web site redesign, digitization, and electronic access to archival information. Plentiful illustrations and straightforward language will make this book a valuable addition to your collections.

Among the topics Database-Driven Web Sites examines are:

  • staff skill development issues
  • building a frequently asked questions (FAQ) database
  • managing bibliographic citation software
  • online reference collections in collegiate libraries
  • developing portal web sites for state governments
This book aims to empower librarians to create new services that would be impossible with strictly HTML-based web sites, so along with advice from professionals, Database-Driven Web Sites offers you practical tips for managing complex projects and includes numerous links to online resources and software.

Table of Contents

  • Preface: Unleashing the Potential of Database-Driven Web Sites
  • Feature Articles
  • The Research Wizard: An Innovative Web Application for Patron Service
  • Archival Content [email protected]
  • Partnering to Build a State Portal: MyCalifornia
  • Moving Towards a User-Centered, Database-Driven Web Site at the UCSD Libraries
  • Healthlinks: A ColdFusion Web Application
  • Appalachian State University Libraries? Ask a Librarian: A Reference Service for ASU Students, Faculty, Staff, and Alumni
  • Bibliographic Citation Management Software for Web Applications
  • Databases to the Web: From Static to Dynamic on the Express
  • The Internet Collegiate Reference Collection
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included

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