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Choose the Right Online Exhibit Software
See a comparison of the features and capabilities of software options for creating online exhibits, websites, and blogs.
Exemplary Faculty Websites
A guided tour of exemplary faculty websites. We will bookmark models, discuss platform and software choices and demonstrate how to build a simple WordPress professional site for faculty.
Basic Color Theory for Web Design
Basic color theory, along with examples from popular websites.
Writing for the Web
From Jakob Nielson, a usability expert. Links to a few research articles and editorials on how users read on the web, and how content creators can write effectively.
W3C Markup Validation
Getting started writing HTML and CSS code? Use this tool to check your work.
Free Stock Photos
List compiled by Canva of the best sites to find amazing photos.
Web design and fluency with website creation tools are quickly becoming fundamental skills, regardless of what field you pursue. This guide will introduce some of the website creation tools that the library can help you use.
Free Web-Based Design Tools
Don't Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability by
Call Number: TK5105.888 .K78 2006
Publication Date: 2006
It's hard to imagine anyone working in Web design who hasn't read Steve Krug's "instant classic" on Web usability... Don't be surprised if it completely changes the way you think about Web design.
CSS Cookbook by
Call Number: Online
Publication Date: 2009
From A to A by
Call Number: QA76.76.H94 F76 2010
Publication Date: 2010
As it becomes impossible to imagine a world without a World Wide Web, information organization, delivery, and production have converged on the simple principle of marking up information for given audiences. "From A to "investigates the relationship between media and culture by articulating questions regarding the role of markup. How do the codes of HTML, CSS, PHP, and other markup languages affect the Web's everyday uses?
PennWIC Blog Posts: Web Design
LinkedIn Learning @ Penn
LinkedIn Learning provides over 77,000 training videos related to new technologies and software. Faculty, students, and permanent staff can access LinkedIn Learning through Pennkey access.