April 2015

  • Renewing the Library landing page

    We’ve been aware for some time that the Library homepage (or landing page as we've come round to calling it) had been looking tired and over-burdened with links. It also featured a menu system which often provided too many pathways...

  • How we prioritise our requirements for apps

    One of our ongoing programmes of work is improving the way we handle events. Events are managed and promoted in a broad range of ways across the University, using everything from our online store to Google forms and spreadsheets. This...

  • Show & Tell, 27 March 2015

    As our beta project starts producing visible results we're making a slight change to the Show & Tell format. Each session will have a presentation of the beta product to date, with a brief overview of the features shipped in the previous...

  • Beta approved

    The University’s strategic goal is to be recognised as an international centre of research and teaching excellence. The quality of our digital domain plays an essential role in delivering this vision. From Alpha to Beta An ‘Alpha’ version of a...

  • Why static publishing and why Hugo?

    As we've written before, we're going to try to use Hugo for statically publishing www.bath.ac.uk. There's a nice video showing it publishing 5,000 pages in under 7 seconds, and our testing gives similar numbers. Static site serving has been big...