The purpose of this paper is to describe the creation of a content management system (CMS) for the Kent State University Libraries & Media Services web site. It describes the requirements for the site and for the CMS, the CMS architecture and components.
This paper describes the genesis and architecture of a locally‐written CMS that is strongly focused on metadata.
A review of local, library‐specific needs combined with a review of the product universe resulted in the decision to write a local CMS.
Includes enumerated goals and requirements for a database‐driven and metadata‐focused web site.
Describes the creation of tools for data management in a locally‐written CMS.
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