Developing a Distributed Web Publishing System at CSU Sacramento Library: A Case Study of Coordinated Decentralization

Developing a Distributed Web Publishing System at CSU Sacramento Library: A Case Study of Coordinated Decentralization

Juan Carlos Rodriguez (California State University, Sacramento, USA) and Andy Osburn (California State University, Sacramento, USA)
Copyright: © 2005 |Pages: 29
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-533-7.ch003
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Abstract

This chapter introduces the steps that were undertaken at the California State University, Sacramento Library in moving from a centrally managed, static, and disjointed Web site to a efficient, collaboratively managed, database-driven Web site utilizing an easy-to-use customized Web content management system developed by the library. It discusses the decisions and actions taken during the various stages throughout the design and implementation of this Web publishing system. The authors introduce the methods and some of the Web-based technologies used, and present the issues encountered and how they were addressed during the development and implementation of the locally created Web publishing system.

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Table of Contents
Preface
Holly Yu
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1
Holly Yu
Rising demands by library users for customizable Web function and by library Web administrators for streamlined workflows call for better solutions... Sample PDF
Library Web Content Management: Needs and Challenges
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Chapter 2
Johan Ragetli
In this chapter key methods and tools available to libraries to manage their Web content are identified. Content in libraries may include subject... Sample PDF
Methods and Tools for Managing Library Web Content
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Chapter 3
Juan Carlos Rodriguez, Andy Osburn
This chapter introduces the steps that were undertaken at the California State University, Sacramento Library in moving from a centrally managed... Sample PDF
Developing a Distributed Web Publishing System at CSU Sacramento Library: A Case Study of Coordinated Decentralization
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Chapter 4
Diane Dallis, Doug Ryner
This chapter describes how the Indiana University Bloomington Libraries created a database-driven Web system that enables librarians and staff to... Sample PDF
Indiana University Bloomington Libraries Presents Organization to the Users and Power to the People: A Solution in Web Content Management
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Chapter 5
Laura B. Cohen, Matthew M. Calsada, Frederick J. Jeziorkowski
This chapter describes the planning, development, and implementation of a quality management tool for an academic library Web site. It explains the... Sample PDF
ScratchPad: A Quality Management Tool for Library Web Sites
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Chapter 6
Michelle Mach
Currently, more than half the library staff at a medium-size academic library maintain large numbers of static Web pages using Web editors, rather... Sample PDF
Website Maintenance Workflow at a Medium-Sized University Library
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Chapter 7
Michael D. Whang
This chapter introduces the design of a PHP and PostgreSQL content management system as a means of maintaining content within a library’s online... Sample PDF
PHP and PostgreSQL Web Content Management Systems at Western Michigan University Libraries
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Chapter 8
Stephen Sottong
The California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA) Library decided, as part of an overall redesign of its Web site, to use database-driven Web... Sample PDF
Database-Driven Web Pages Using Only JavaScript: Active Client Pages
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Chapter 9
Anne Marie Donovan, Michael Nomura
This case study traces the development of the Tactical Electric Power Digital Library (TEPDL), a special-purpose document repository and information... Sample PDF
Tactical Electric Power Digital Library
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Chapter 10
Sarah Robbins, Debra Engel
This case study examines the use of committees to develop a Web content management system in an academic library. It explains the process undertaken... Sample PDF
Developing Committees to Create a Web Content Management System
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