Queens Library Is Developing New Website

You might have heard, but in case you have not, Queens Library is developing a new website.

The web team behind the site asked me to forward the site to the readers of my blog so you can express how you feel about the new website, what you like /dislike and what you recommend we change in the new site.

You can see the site by logging into Queens Library's main page http://www.queenslibrary.org or by visiting the URL below.


I have also participated in the creation of the site and I am curious to see what you think. Please feel free to email me directly or comment on the bottom of this post and I will forward your comments to our web developers and librarians.

As you know I am a strong supporter of user driven libraries, where customers are active force behind the development of their community libraries.

No one better can define what libraries should do, how space should be designed or what libraries in the future should look like, than the library users themselves.

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4 Responses to Queens Library Is Developing New Website

  1. anonymous says:

    Anonymous writes:Nice website. I like the design of your old website better.

  2. anonymous says:

    Anonymous writes:Overall, OK. The sub-links in Services on the main page are cut-off. Much more efficient and easy to navigate than the current website. Keep up the good work!

  3. anonymous says:

    Nick Gollini writes:I personally think the website requires a more optimized design. People with low level computers and/or javascript disabled will not be able to see the website very well. Optimize the server code as well so it runs very little queries and the design to not be as CPU intensive.

  4. anonymous says:

    Anonymous writes:Usability-wise the site is not the easiest tool to use. Needs to be much easier and simpler. Design wise its OK(a 2.5 out of 5), it needs to be more soothing and calming. The beige background is just unattractive and the site design makes me feel anxious.

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