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
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.