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Just wanted to chime in (on a more serious note than before) and say--yes,
it is very handsome! The layout is lovely and the image quality is very
good. Nice work!
Julie

On Mon, May 18, 2015 at 5:06 PM, Marilee Lindemann <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>  Andy — The redesign is beautiful! Congratulations to you and your team. ML
>        --
>  Marilee Lindemann
>  Executive Director of College Park Scholars
> Associate Professor of English
> Founding Director of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies
> (2002-14)
> University of Maryland
> 301.405.0531
> www.scholars.umd.edu
>
>  On 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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-- 
Julie Olin-Ammentorp
Dept. of English
Le Moyne College
1419 Salt Springs Rd.
Syracuse, NY 13214
315-445-4429
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