The LibPress service launched in 2012, and over the last decade the Co-op has assisted over seventy libraries and related organizations in creating their online presence. Our purpose is to provide the core services necessary to maintain LibPress websites. This year we hope to receive funding from the Manitoba Library Association to provide focused redevelopment services for our Manitoba LibPress members. The project will include the following areas of support:
- Basic visual design assessment to refresh the look and feel of each site, focusing on best practices for clarity and accessibility. Where time permitted, basic review of image design for web was covered.
- Improved and simplified navigation for the menu hierarchy and underlying page site hierarchy.
- Accessibility overview of content creation, including plain language writing and basic coding, to meet the recognized standards of WCAG 2.1 AA. A complete documentation module for site managers was created to assist these learnings.
Consultation Booking Form
Complete the form below. The Coordinator will contact you to confirm the dates, and set up the initial two-hour meeting, and to send you worksheets that will help guide your thoughts for what you would like from your website.
The first meeting will be two hours and will be an overview of the LibPress template and your work as a site manager. We can include specific areas to focus on if you’d like, and we’ll be discussing accessibility at every point as well. After, the Coordinator will work on your site according to our discussion. A followup meeting that week will go over next steps and any questions. This will be fun, I promise!