DPL: Tag Cloud Catalog Madness

I love the Denver Public Library. Hands down, coolest and cleanest library website. Check out the catalog – dreamy! AquaBrowser seems to play nicely and allow customization. The tag cloud on the left is stellar.

Everything else is spot on. This is a perfect example of creating a destination website that provides users with an optimal experience. Aesthetics matter, but so does simplicity and intuitive navigation. So many libraries blindly accept the alleged limitations of systems that are no longer working in their favor.

Denver has seized the bull by the very minimalist horns. Why have they figured it out so effortlessly?

And, don’t even get me started on the sheer brilliance of their photo collection. Charging licensing fees like the stock photo industry to support library services. Let the revolution begin!


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s