Content design

  • 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 look after content on bath.ac.uk

    We’re changing the way we manage content maintenance on bath.ac.uk to make it easier for you to submit a task and keep track of its progress as we work on it. This change affects all the people we work with who...

  • Getting to grips with Data Protection

    Data Protection isn’t the easiest subject to get your head round, but it’s essential that everyone at the University understand their responsibilities under the 1998 Act. The University recently updated its Data Protection policy, and the content on the current...

  • Giving our research landing page some structure

    Sound the trumpets! We recently shipped another iteration of our Research landing page. We're always keeping an eye on the performance of our pages to identify where there's room for improvement. In the past, this has led to updates to the...

  • A new way of delivering professional services

    The new Agresso website has been well-received by users, and has even been praised by other Universities. It couldn’t have been created without the collaboration of Digital Marketing & Communication and the Agresso team, and the (for us in the...

  • Defining editorial style for the University of Bath

    An important aspect of the Digital team's function is helping the University's web publishers to deliver a consistently high standard of content across bath.ac.uk. After plenty of research and several animated discussions, we’ve updated our style guides and put them...

  • Showing off our Images of Research on Flickr

    Last Wednesday saw the launch of our 2014 Images of Research competition, open to our research staff, postgraduate research students and academics. Researchers submit an image depicting their work, along with a short description. All entries are later available to...

  • Restructuring our Wiki IA

    I have spent the past month tackling the sprawling Web Services Wiki. It felt significantly longer, especially as in the interim our department changed name, resulting in what is now officially the Digital Marketing and Communications Wiki space. Here is...