Making Good Library Websites, free on American Libraries Live

Making Good Library Websites, free on American Libraries Live

Every library needs a website, but what makes a good one? Get ideas for figuring out how to most effectively allocate your resources and build a site that fits the needs of your patrons, your staff and your community from “The Library Website.” In this free AL Live streaming broadcast on February 13, a panel of experts will look at the dos, should-dos, and dont’s of library websites.

Joining us for the 60-minute discussion will be:
• Amanda Etches, Head of Discovery & Access at the University of Guelph Library
• Sean Fitzpatrick, Consultant and Web Developer, LISHost
• Amanda Goodman, User Experience Librarian at Darien Library
• Aaron Schmidt, Consultant and Web Developer, Walking Paper
• Thomas O’Connell, Product Manager, VTLS

Tune in Thursday, February 13 at 2 p.m. Eastern for this free, streaming video broadcast that you can view from your home, library or on-the-go. You can pre-register at or go to on February 13 at 2pm EST to view (pre-registration assures you a reminder before the event).

With thanks to VTLS for sponsoring this episode. VTLS creates Visionary Technology in Library Solutions, and provides these solutions to a diverse customer base of more than 900 libraries in 37 countries. Learn more at

AL Live is the popular free streaming video broadcast from American Libraries, covering library issues and trends in real time as you interact with hosts via a live chat and get immediate answers to your questions. With the help of real-time technology, it’s like having your own experts on hand. Find out more, including how to catch upcoming episodes, at .

Upcoming AL Live broadcasts include:

March 13: E-Books: The Present and Future
April 10: Copyright Conundrum