Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Tools for Reducing and Managing Link Rot in LibGuides

an article by Wilhelmina Randtke and Matthew D. Burrell (Florida State University Libraries) published in code{4}lib journal Issue 17 (June 2012)


While creating content in LibGuides in quite easy, link maintenance is troublesome, and the built-in link checker offers only a partial solution. The authors describe a method of using PURLs and a third-party link checker to effectively manage links within LibGuides.

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