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Me too! And, yes, I will also take a look at the website! Thanks, Andy!
Julie

On Mon, May 18, 2015 at 2:48 PM, Max Despain <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> I'm with Mark.  I'm a hopeless fan of Cather swag!
>
> On Mon, May 18, 2015 at 11:37 AM, Mark Madigan <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> Cather archive swag, yeah!
>>
>> On Mon, May 18, 2015 at 1:04 PM, Andrew Jewell <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>
>>> Dear 5 Bank Streeters:
>>>
>>> After several months of work and testing, last Friday we released a
>>> complete redesign of the Willa Cather Archive (http://cather.unl.edu).
>>> This new look prioritizes comfortable reading and is meant,
>>> typographically, to evoke the design sensibilities Cather herself preferred
>>> for her works: wide margins, large type, and pleasing simplicity. The font
>>> is, in fact, an electronic font based on a typeface design by Rudolph
>>> Ruzicka, the designer of some of Cather's Knopf dust jackets and, most
>>> likely, her headstone.
>>>
>>> The redesigned site is also much more friendly for mobile devices. Last
>>> year, about 25% of all encounters with the Cather Archive were on mobile
>>> devices or tablets, and that number will only grow. I've used responsive
>>> web design technology so the site will make select design adjustments for
>>> users with smaller screens, adjustments that will make reading and
>>> navigating much more comfortable.
>>>
>>> Thanks goes to those who provided excellent feedback and advice during
>>> the redesign process, and I want to particularly thank Karin Dalziel, Emily
>>> Rau, Gabi Kirilloff, Caterina Bernardini, and Samantha Greenfield for their
>>> help.
>>>
>>> We hope you enjoy the redesigned site, and, as always, we welcome your
>>> feedback and suggestions.
>>>
>>> I'm looking forward to seeing many of you soon at the Cather Seminar,
>>> and I promise I'll have some nice Cather Archive swag for you to take home
>>> with you.
>>>
>>> Best,
>>> Andy Jewell
>>>
>>> --
>>> Andrew Jewell, Ph.D.
>>> Associate Professor, University Libraries
>>> co-editor, *Scholarly Editing: The Annual of the Association for
>>> Documentary Editing* (www.scholarlyediting.org)
>>> Editor, *Willa Cather Archive* (http://cather.unl.edu)
>>> 203S Love Library
>>> University of Nebraska-Lincoln
>>> Lincoln, NE  68588
>>> 402.472.5266
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>>>
>>
>>
>


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Julie Olin-Ammentorp
Dept. of English
Le Moyne College
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