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New Web Site, New Opportunities: Enforcing Standards Compliance within a Content Management System

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This is an account of a library project undertaken by the web team at Waterford Institute of Technology Libraries in Summer 2005. The project involved the redeployment and re-design of the library web site on web content management software. The sets out the context for the project, first by explaining what a content management system is and does and second, by outlining prevailing trends in the wider world towards both standards-compliant code and web accessibility/usability. This paper shows how a content management system can help a library to reach the goals of good accessibility and web standards compliance.

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