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Resources for Redesigning Websites

   November 18th, 2010

Thinking about the new design of the San Jose Public Library reminded me that I've been collecting links to tools and articles about web design. I posted a few resources before, but the demise of Bloglines has prompted me to pull out all my bookmarks and do something with them.

I'll be using these when we redesign our website, and hopefully you'll find them helpful too:

Web Design Overview


Design Tips & Goals


Testing & Development Tools


And the final word on this subject will come from Chuck - Design Coding is not only hilarious, it's amazingly accurate:

But I'm sure there are tons of other tools out there, so please share your favorite in the comments. Thanks.

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4 Responses to “Resources for Redesigning Websites”

  1. Erin Says:

    Hey, Brian, great list of resources! This suggestion is more for content design than actual layout and functionality, but check out John Kupersmith’s resource on Library Terms that Users Understand (http://www.jkup.net/terms.html) – some great data to back up terminology choices, such catalog vs opac vs books.

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