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Managing Your Internet and Intranet Services: The Information Professional's Guide to Strategy

By: Peter Griffiths

Facet Publishing (formerly Library Association Publishing)

Paperback | Jan 2004 | Edition: 2 | #185097 | ISBN: 1856044831
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Developing an effective website is important for any organization. While the web designer must create a visually appealing navigable site, the information manager must determine what information is relevant and useful to the end-user. The fully revised and updated edition of this successful book is a guide to developing a website strategy, defining objectives for the website and gaining an understanding of how to publish information on the web.

'There is so much good practical advice here that on balance I have no hesitation in recommending the book to anyone managing a web site.' [eLucidate] 'The text is well structured, enlivened by interesting examples and practical advice.' [Information Research] 'I can recommend Managing Your Internet and Intranet Services to almost all potential and existing Web professionals.' [Electronic Library] 'As a web presence is rapidly becoming a necessity for many organisations, LIS practitioners should seriously consider ensuring that they are prepared for taking part in this revolution. This book should help them to prepare for that task.' [PROGRAM]


The topics covered include: the internet revolution LIS professionals and the web getting on the web the business case for creating a website the webmaster and the web team populating and organizing your website managing technical service provision managing registration, publication, design and accessibility managing website content your intranet developing your website golden rules of web page content.

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Peter Griffiths BA FCLIP MCLIP is Assistant Director, Communication Directorate at the Home Office, where he is Head of Profession for librarians and information scientists.

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