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Why Hippo CMS?

In the Spring of 2011, Software Systems Development and Research (SSDR) and the Web Advisory Committee (WAC) were in the process of implementing a new Content Management System (CMS) to run the Libraries’ Website. Babak Hamidzadeh, newly-hired Associate Dean for Digital Systems and Stewardship (DSS), and I discussed the difficulty of supporting our then-diverse technology stack […]

New Public Website for USMAI Library Consortium

Chuck Thomas, executive director of the University System of Maryland & Affiliated Institutions (USMAI) Library Consortium approached DSS last summer with a request for development of a new public website for USMAI.  The SSDR and CLAS teams worked together with Chuck this last Fall to implement the new website which is now available at http://usmai.org . […]