Web Content Management
By Prof. Uma Kanjilal | Indira Gandhi National Open University
This is an elective course of 3 credits which is part of the Masters in Library and Information Science Programme in many of the Universities. This course will focus on the area of web resource or content and their management.The course is divided into two major themes: content development and content management.Under content development different tools that are useful for libraries in content creation such as graphics, animations, simulation, screen casting, audio/ video etc. are covered. In content management major content management platforms like DRUPAL and JOOMLA which can be also used for creating library websites and other services are covered. The course also covers Learning Management System Moodle which can be useful for creating online training programmes and other useful web 2.0 tools for libraries such as Wiki, Blogs etc. Other than that important aspects like standards, formats and IPR issues are also discussed.