A few weeks ago Emma Allen wrote about the upcoming new design for our website. I’m delighted to be able to launch our first pages formally today.
This is the start of a refresh of all our digital services, and our commitment to putting creative-led design, coupled with user-centric methodologies, at the heart of what we do. The new design represents a shift in our thinking, and a shift in the changing needs of our audience. Mobile usage in the UK represents around 13% of internet traffic. 1 Mobile traffic to our own web services greatly exceeds this at a shade under 20%. 2 On the face of it, this might seem surprising, and not what some might expect from an audience of archive users, but then archives today are far removed from the popular trope of dusty buildings and forgotten collections. Continue reading »
- 1. Source: http://gs.statcounter.com/#mobile_vs_desktop-GB-monthly-201211-201211-bar, September 2013 ^
- 2. Source: WebTrends, August 2013 ^