Policy aspects of web page development

Virginia A. Lingle, Eric P. Delozier

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Web page creation involves many decisions beyond Hypertext Mark-up Language (HTML) coding. Developers need to consider numerous factors such as identifying the person responsible for the project, maintaining content, and establishing criteria for the evaluation and selection of resources. Other areas of consideration include identifying the target audience for the project, establishing guidelines on confidentiality and copyright issues, and coordinating a backup/disaster recovery plan. These aspects and others of Web page development are discussed. Examples are included from libraries which have loaded policy statements online as part of institutional home pages. The Uniform Resource Locators (URL’s) of the library policies are listed as is a selected bibliography of publications about Web page development.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)33-48
Number of pages16
JournalInternet Reference Services Quarterly
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 11 1998

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Library and Information Sciences


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