Matthew Reidsma

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Summer 2018 Library Website Template Updates

This summer, I will be migrating all of our library web tools to a new template to match the current Grand Valley State University branding campaign. This migration is necessary to address accessibility issues with our current template, and to take advantage of new administrative features and customizations in the GVSU Content Management System (CMS). Since many of our tools are designed t look like our main website, the project will proceed in phases to enable us to meet Institutional Marketing’s timetable while not disrupting student work. I have been drafting project plans for each stage of the process, which are posted in LINK under TIS > Systems & Technology Project Forms > CMS 4.1 Migration. Currently, plans for the April stages are posted, and the rest will be added as we finish planning the details of each stage and working with project partners.

The schedule is as follows:

May 1:


  • Library Catalog - template will be updated
  • 360 Link - template will be updated
  • EZProxy - template will be updated (only affects connections with errors)




No changes will be made to LibChat or Summon at this time. Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns!