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Press Release: YourLibrarySite.com [June 4, 2009]

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Abstract: The library website development team at YourLibrarySite.com (a website development initiative offered by CraftySpace CMS) announces the launch of the O'Fallon Library website which fully utilizes the latest features available in Drupal 6.


The library website development team at YourLibrarySite.com (a website development initiative offered by CraftySpace CMS) announces the launch of the O'Fallon Library website (http://www.ofallonlibrary.org/), which fully utilizes the latest features available in Drupal 6.

"Our development team incorporated many features new in Drupal 6 as well as programming two notable enhancements for this project. Both code enhancements have been contributed to the Drupal.org development community," said Joseph Muennich, partner and senior project director.

The enhancements include a new Flexifield module (http://drupal.org/project/flexifield) used to improve the user interface for content administration, written by partner and senior programmer, Alex Bronstein, and an enhanced Promos module (http://drupal.org/project/promos) created by YourLibrarySite's senior programmer Justin Dodge, which greatly extends page layout flexibility. Additional notable features programmed for the O'Fallon site include a modified Calendar of Events, upgraded blog technology, and a rotating slideshow on the Home Page that is extremely easy to administer.

"I think we now have the best library website in the area. Easy to work with. Very professional looking product. I think our money was well spent. This is the best website so far in my career working at libraries", said Molly Scanlan, Library Director of O'Fallon Public Library.

"Our entire staff is very pleased with this project using the new Drupal 6" YourLibrarySite's Muennich stated. "We are soon to launch our first SOPAC 2 integration for California's Palos Verdes Library District, and we are excited to see how well we are able to work with this latest version of Drupal, which is required for SOPAC. Launch announcement for the PVLD site and case studies of the project will be posted to our website in the near future. We will be using Drupal 6 in all of our future projects, including our subscription packages so that the addition of SOPAC can be an option for all of our library clients."

CraftySpace CMS created YourLibrarySite to provide website packages and web development services to Public, Academic, and Special libraries. YourLibrarySite uses the Drupal open source CMS platform and is a well-established participant in the Drupal open source community. YourLibrarySite also actively works with John Blyberg and Thesocialopac.net, in implementing SOPAC 2 community-driven online catalog systems. Please visit www.yourlibrarysite.com.

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Publication Year:2009
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:June 4, 2009
Publisher:YourLibrarySite.com
Company: YourLibrarySite.com
Record Number:13995
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:2009-06-04 15:25:53