Designing an Easy-to-Configure Template for Online Scholarly Journals

We work for the Center for Digital Research and Scholarship (CDRS) where we partner with a number of scholarly journals published out of Columbia University to produce the journal’s online component. This lightning talk will share the work we’ve done to customize WordPress using in-house themes and plugins to allow the setup and editing of our scholarly journal websites to be much easier and efficient.

The combination of setting up a multisite for our journal sites and the customizations we’ve made for both administrators and project partners have reduced the need for a developer to be involved in site set up, and have allowed us to better address partner needs when it comes to the addition of journal content to the web.

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With our apologies, due to circumstances outside our control, all sessions from Saturday afternoon in the auditorium are grouped together into one video. We are trying to get this sorted out.

In the meantime, skip to minute 00:28 in this video to view this session.

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