The libraries at both Wichita State University and Butler Community College recently implemented new content management systems to create and manage library subject guides. These systems allow library staff to create online resources for instruction and library information quickly, and with no coding knowledge required. Both libraries chose a different option from many content management systems available; decisions were based on the differing needs and resources available at each library.This paper covers aspects that all libraries should consider when choosing a management system, specifically for subject guides: What problem will this system solve, and what are the specific needs of my library?What features does each option offer me?Is there enough product support, and is there a community of users to help?Do I have the resources needed to implement and maintain this system?Can this system grow with our library into the future?
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Blackburn, Gemma and Bastin, Judy
"Subject Guides: Two Different Libraries, Two Different Approaches,"
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