Design & Development

Responsive, Varying Height Tiles

Submitted by: Mark Lesniak, Rahway Public Library, Jan 28, 2015
Tools/Tags: jQuery, CSS, Responsive Design

One of the web trends these days is the Pinterest-ish, responsive, varying height tile design.  Examples of this are Pinterest (of course), NYPL.org, and some others.  Doing this in pure CSS is a bear if not completely impossible due to CSS's rather interesting handling of element height.

The Google Apps Launcher

LauncherSubmitted by: Karen Brodsky, Library of The Chathams, Aug 18, 2014

The Google Apps Launcher

Having trouble finding the tools in Google Apps?  The navigation is deceptively simple.  When you are logged into the main screen of any Google tool, you will see the launcher (picture below).   When you click on it, it expands into an iconic menu of tools.

Google Apps @ Your Library

Submitted by: Karen Brodsky, Library of The Chathams, Aug 4, 2014

Google Apps:  What can you do with it?

The tools I find most useful in libraries are:  Drive, Docs, Slides, Forms, Sheets, Sites and of course Gmail and Calendar.  There are many others.

The best applications I’ve found for the tools include:

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