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Wednesday, 23rd October 2013

OCLC Announces Updates to ArchiveGrid

By Africa S. Hands

From the press release:

  • The latest ArchiveGrid index update puts the number of archival material descriptions in ArchiveGrid over the two million mark, giving users access to more archival descriptions than ever.
  • The ArchiveGrid user interface now utilizes Twitter Bootstrap, which provides a "mobile first" front-end framework that enables ArchiveGrid to work well on smartphones and tablets, as well as many other responsive design and layout features.
  • In addition, individual collection description pages now include more contact information for archival institutions, and as well as links to related materials such as finding aids or digital images.

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Africa S. Hands is an independent librarian with a focus on helping professionals understand and utilise social media and search engines through one-on-one tutorials and small group workshops. Africa tweets (@africahands) on resources of interest to information and higher education professionals.

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