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January-February 2013 , Page 12 

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NACDL News: NACDL Launching Member Community Platform

By Ivan J. Dominguez

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NACDL is preparing to launch NACDL Connect, a new, state-of-the-art platform for its listserves and member communities. The listserves are currently based on the Lyris Listmanager platform, which was for many years the industry standard. NACDL Connect will be based on Higher Logic, which is, at its heart, a social platform, built around promoting interaction among members. Members will be able to have more robust profiles that include photographs, committee appointments, and other information about their participation in NACDL, which will foster a sense of community. NACDL Connect will also allow more cross-posting between groups, which will enhance the value of topic-specific listserves. Members will be able to subscribe to a list, but interact with the group entirely through the website interface, which will help members to manage the volume of email they receive from the lists. The interface will be much more attractive and easier to use than the current listserve pla

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