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Professional Development for Delaware Library Staff: Web Design & Development - 000

Statewide Professional Development Team

Definition - WJ Comptency Index

A library’s website is a virtual branch, providing access to services, resources and programming. Website development teams plan, develop and maintain the web-site in collaboration with many other departments, including Marketing, Reference, Readers’ Advisory and more.  Web Design & Development staff:

  • Design a website for the library to provide virtual, 24/7 access to a portion of
    library services.

  • Implement and update the library website.

  • Apply advanced Web technologies to the development of a library website.

  • Implement and manage the library’s presence on the Web to place the library’s services in the path of the users.

  • Demonstrate proficiency with video and audio production programs.

Training Needs Assessment Rankings

Web Design & Development ranked #18 out of 51 self-identified urgent training needs.  It ranked #21 out of 60 topics staff would like training in.  63% (71) of respondents indicated they would like training at the Beginner level, 19% (22) would like training at the Intermediate level, and 18% (20) would like training at the Advanced level.

Customer Service Standards

Safety - Provide a safe environment for staff and public, ensuring privacy, confidentiality, and physical well-being.

Knowledge - Be aware of library policies, procedures, and resources.

Efficiency - Provide accurate and timely service with the best use of tangible and intangible resources.

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Online Learning

Royalty-free, Copyright-free Photographs and Stock Art

It’s also possible to find usable graphics through a Google Images search. When performing the search, click on “settings,” then “advanced search,” then (under “usage rights”) “free to use or share” or “free to use, share, or modify.” For high-resolution images, click on “tools,” then (under “size”) “large.”


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