Know & Go: Here's Your Sign: Best Practices for Library Signage

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Course Description

Effective library signage can bring new patrons into the library and assist patrons in finding the information they need. Often, however, library signage is unclear, cluttered, and ineffective.

In this course we will show examples of effective library signage. We will evaluate the wording and appearance of library signs, contrasting signage that works from signage that confuses.

Learning objectives for this session include
  • Appraise the effectiveness of existing library signage from the context of user experience and customer service
  • Explain best practices for creating library signage
  • Create library signage that is effective in delivering a message and avoid common mistakes


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It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.

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This course consists of a 1-hour session.
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