Presentation on theme: "SubjectsPlus: Take Control of your Data Andrew Darby University of Miami Libraries October 10, 2011."— Presentation transcript:
SubjectsPlus: Take Control of your Data Andrew Darby University of Miami Libraries October 10, 2011
What is SubjectsPlus? Helps you manage interrelated parts of your website Subject or Course Guides A-Z List of Databases FAQs Suggestion Box Staff List
Brief History Began life as Pirate Source, developed by East Carolina University Software orphaned; IC adopted it, enhanced it, released (with permission from ECU) under GPL in 2005 1.0 Version released May 2011 1.0 rewritten under the hood, proper internationalization support, enhanced functionality, etc.
Wait, Whats a Subject Guide? Curated set of reliable resources to orient a student or faculty member Print vs. online Different approaches: Comprehensive vs. targeted Course guides vs. subject guides
2d. Enter More Content Drag in more boxes (say, Subject Specialist and Key to Icons) Use buttons to insert content from elsewhere in SubjectsPlusfrom A-Z list of Databases, documents, FAQs, links to catalog records