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Services Especially For Libraries

Libraries need to reach their users -- wherever they are -- and provide them with services. With technology changing so quickly, it is a challenge to keep up.

Whether you run a single person library or work with hundreds of staff, it is important to make the best use of your time so you can serve your users better.

Northern Lights Internet Solutions has been helping libraries make better use of the web and Internet technologies since 1994. We understand what you do and can help.

Let us be your web experts. We can help you with:

  • usability testing
  • information architecture and web design
  • web site evaluation and redesign
  • strategic library technology planning
  • training & training plans
  • web OPAC customization
  • digitization projects

Contact us to find out how might we help you and your library, or browse the list below to sample some of the projects we have done with libraries:

  • University College North
    • Consulting on the library needs for a new university college in northern Manitoba including space, collections, electronic services, staff and budget.
  • EISIL - Electronic Information System for International Law
    • Consulting on selection and functional requirments for a subject portal
    • Usability testing, programming and visual design
  • Edmonton Public Library
    • Organized and carried out usability testing (site audit and task-based testing)
    • Visual design services
  • TAL Online - The Alberta Library
    • Customized OCLC SiteSearch user interface
    • Organized and carried out usability testing
    • Created visual design
    • Prepared online help & Reference Guide [Large File: 1 MB PDF]
    • Created four powerpoint training modules, Module 2 [Office 2000 PPT]
  • Saskatchewan Libraries
    • Facilitated information architecture planning process which has been selected as case study in a forthcoming textbook. View one of the planning documents
    • Provided technical advice on how to implement features and services
    • Visual design services and initial standard templates
    • reviewed site for compliance with accessiblity guidelines
  • Marigold Library System
    • Visual design and page layout including welcome page at request of Marigold
  • Saskatchewan Provincial Library
  • Cornell University - Hospitality School Library
    • Consulting Services on Strategic Plan for a new Information Service
    • Database & Conversion
  • LLRX Court Rules, Dockets, and Forms
    • Database
  • Saskatchewan Indian Cultural Center
    • Grant application & training


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