Small changes add up: Improving our Contact Us page

June 9, 2017

I always tell people I never want to do another huge website redesign – I’d much rather iterate instead. Making small improvements one page at a time is easier to do, adds up over time, and is extremely satisfying work. … Continued

How We Fixed Google Scholar

November 28, 2016

Google Scholar is an amazing search tool. Until it breaks. Google harvested an incredible amount of article metadata & abstracts to power Scholar, and it does an impressive job of linking to freely available copies of articles whenever possible. Unfortunately, … Continued

Building an Intranet Navigation Structure

May 21, 2016

Building a navigation structure for librarians is some of the most intimidating work I’ve ever done. The new UNC Libraries staff Intranet will roll out this summer. We’re calling it LOUIS, named after Louis Round Wilson – early 20th century … Continued