NISO Webinar: Taking Your Website Wherever You Go: 
Delivering Great User Experience across Multiple Form Factors

Date: June 10, 2015

Time: 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Eastern time

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About the Webinar

The increased utilization of mobile devices for content consumption places demands on publishers to be more adept at engaging on mobile devices. As the device market has changed, size, capability, and usability of the devices continue to evolve rapidly. The capability of the web sites needs to keep pace with the changing market both in terms of rendering content on devices and managing the access to the content.

One of the first waves of design called for using custom Apps for mobile devices. Many of the early adopters learned quickly that App maintenance consumed more resources that anyone had predicted. 

Access management is another consideration for the mobile experience. Simply put, publishers want be sure that users are authorized to have access to content. In the academic environment, the task is particularly troublesome because students are transient and very mobile. Rather than setting up onerous, session based manual login processes, content providers, usually enabled by hosting companies, have developed techniques to “pair” devices with authentication systems to ensure that access is available when requested, but not extended past a designated time frame. Management of this capability should be transparent intermediaries, such as librarians, but available for management should the need arise.

In this NISO Webinar, speakers will discuss multiple form factors including responsive web design and responsive design with service side components, that help institutions deliver a great experience to their users.

Topics and speakers are:

• RESSResponsive Web Design + Server Side Components - Marty Picco, Vice President of Product Management, Atypon

• Providing Information across Multiple Devices to the Public Health Workforce: Challenges and Opportunities - Hathy Simpson, MPH, Public Health Information Specialist, Project Coordinator, Public Health Partners Website Project, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region (NN/LM NER), University of Massachusetts Medical School and Lisa Sedlar, Librarian, National Information Center for Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR), National Library of Medicine

• Meeting Your Customer Where They Are with Responsive Design - Bobby Foster, Director of User Experience & Design, Health Learning, Research & Practice, Wolters Kluwer


Registration is per site (access for one computer) and closes at 12:00 pm Eastern on May 13. Discounts are available for NISO and NASIG members and students.

NISO Library Standards Alliance (LSA) members receive one free connection as part of membership and do not need to register. (The LSA member webinar contact will automatically receive the login information. Members are listed here:  If you would like to become an LSA member and receive the entire year’s webinars as part of membership, information on joining is listed here:

All webinar registrants and LSA webinar contacts receive access to the recorded version for one year. Visit the event webpage to register and for more information:

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