Chris Barr | 29 Jan 22:31 2008

Re: ALA website Graphic Design Concept, Survey coming down January 31

Ouch, someone went gradient and JS navigation widget happy.

It would be nice to see ALA hire a reputable firm, like Happy Cog or 
Adaptive Path, that takes accessibility & usability serious to do a 
redesign. This one seems lacking.

It would be nice to see them end up with something like Happy Cog's 
redesign of the AIGA site:


George Porter wrote:
> Please take a look at the design concepts and offer your insights
> through the survey mechanism.  ALA is attempting to draw in all
> interested parties, regardless of association membership, in quite
> possibly the largest design survey ever attempted, certainly by far the
> largest span of feedback requests for a library association's web
> redesign efforts.
> Just a reminder that the graphic design concept description and survey
> will be coming down at close of business on Thursday, January 31, 2008.
> If you haven't had a chance to look and comment, please do so soon.  The
> URL is .
> George S. Porter, RUSA Representative to the ALA Web Advisory Committee
> Sherman Fairchild Library of Engineering & Applied Science
> California Institute of Technology
> Mail Code 1-43, Pasadena, CA  91125-4300
> Telephone (626) 395-3409 Fax (626) 431-2681
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