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Announcing Library Website Refresh: August 17

August 11, 2020

Website Refresh Coming Soon!

We are excited to announce a refresh of the Library’s homepage and two important sections of the website: Databases and Research Guides. These changes will launch Monday, August 17! These changes are informed by website usage data, user feedback, and a scan of peer academic library websites. This refresh will include: 

Homepage changes:

  • A simplified navigation menu
  • Updated library hours menu to reflect remote services available during the Covid-19 pandemic
  • Added hover effect for “Quick Links” and Library Search button

Here is a screenshot of the upcoming changes to the library website homepage:

Full size image of Library website Homepage
The Claremont Colleges Library website homepage refresh which includes new navigation menu categories and updated quick links.

Future Homepage improvements (Coming in 2021) will include:

  • A more intuitive and accessible navigation menu 
  • Prioritizing frequently used resources
  • Easier to find library hours

Additional Website changes launching on 8/17/20:


  • All databases will be immediately accessible from this new landing page with filters at the top to find resources more quickly
  • Easy to access trials and lists of new resources
  • Permalinks
  • Icons to identify Open Access resources

Research Guides: 

  • Option to filter by Subject, Course, or Topic guide or by the name of the Librarian
  • Search box to find a guide by title or topic

For more information or to provide feedback, please contact the Library Web Developer, Stephanie Gallo at