2013 is the "The Year of Responsive Web Design," according to Pete Cashmore of Mashable.com. Responsive web design allows web developers to create the optimal viewing experience for website users on any device, from desktop to mobile phone.
This session will include an introduction to the benefits and practical uses of responsive web design for the end user, a discussion involving libraries whose institutions have implemented a responsive design, and technical demonstrations of how to implement a responsive design using various tools and techniques.
Takeaway 1: Participants will understand the benefits of responsive web design for users.
Takeaway 2: Participants will be able to work with parent institutions if and when they implement a responsive web design.
Takeaway 3: Participants will be able to implement responsive web designs for their own websites.
Who should attend: Librarians who want to know more about modern website design, especially for multiple devices; librarians who are responsible for their library web content or websites; library decision makers who are responsible for work with outside consultants or web teams
This independently produced SIS program is sponsored by the CS-SIS.
Track(s): Library Management, Information Technology, Reference, Research and Client Services
Marcia Dority Baker is an Assistant Professor of Law Library and the Access Services Librarian at the Marvin and Virginia Schmid Law Library of the University of Nebraska College of Law. Prior to joining the Schmid Law Library, she worked at the Lincoln City Libraries (NE), Eiseley Branch Library. Her responsibilities at Schmid Law Library include: access services, classroom technology, circulation, reference and outreach for the law library.
She is a member of the American Association of Law Libraries, the Mid-America Association of Law Libraries, the American Library Association and the Nebraska Library Association.
Elmer R. Masters is the Director of Internet Development at the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) where he works on interesting projects like eLangdell, Classcaster, and the Free Law Reporter. He has nearly 20 years experience in building Internet tools for accessing law and legal materials on the Internet.