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Ease of Applications within the CMS We asked survey participants to rate the usability of a variety of actions and operations within the library’s content management system. 53 percent say they are “not able to do” it. 73 percent say they are not able to do it at all. 75 percent of PhD-granting colleges and research universities. 69 percent. 3 percent of all survey participants say it is “very easy” to enter the same content to multiple locations on the site at the same time. 81 percent say they are not able to do it at all.
28 percent of the time, while the means for the two remaining types of colleges are 3-5 times greater. In fact, no community college uses embedded styles for more than 25 percent of their Cascading Style Sheets. 06 percent of the time. 3 percent. 26 percent of the routine content updates for the library website are done through dynamic, database-driven web pages rather than through static pages. 79 39 Academic Library Website Benchmarks, 2013 Edition percent). 58 percent for the latter. 08 percent.
56 percent) of survey participants are on the site Pinterest. 18 percent of them are. 58 percent maintain a presence on Pinterest. 33 percent of those in the “2,500 to 7,499” range can say the same. 02 percent of all survey particpants are on the video-sharing site Vimeo, none of which are community colleges. 76 percent). Of note is that 12. 5 percent of those participants with enrollments under 2,500 say they maintain a presence on Vimeo. 39 percent) of all survey participants maintain at least one blog for the benefit of those patrons who want to keep up with library news.