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Designing Effective Library Signage: Communicating Strategically to Your Users
Wednesday, March 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
In this webinar, Mark Aaron Polger will discuss some of the best practice guidelines when designing effective library signage. He will cover the process of conducting a signage audit (or inventory) and how to use different signage research techniques in order to get feedback from your users.
Topics will include how to compose an effective signage message, design basics, the different types of digital signage, mounting/placement, and ADA compliance. This session will be highly interactive and practical, as participants can immediately improve the quality of their signs.
Additionally, Mark will discuss the steps in creating a library signage policy document. Lastly, Mark will discuss digital signage and the different technical specifications needed for a digital signage system in your library.
Participants will be able to:
1. Apply the best practices for creating effective print and digital library signage .
2. Implement a signage audit in order to evaluate the current state of your library’s signage .
3. Identify “touchpoints” in your library in order to inform you how to place library signage.
4. Utilize different signage research techniques that will help provide valuable quantitative and qualitative data about your users.
5. Understand how ADA compliance can affect the design and placement of library signage
6. Create a library signage policy for your library.
If you’re interested but not able to attend the live webinar, go ahead and register. We’ll send a recording to all registrants after the fact.