Design and Development of an Academic Portal

Heila Pienaar
2003 Libri  
A Web portal can be defined as a Web site for a specific audience that aggregates an array of content and provides a variety of services including search engines, directories, news, e-mail and chat rooms. This article investigates the factors that must be considered during the design and de-velopment of an academic portal. Personal interviews were conducted with academics in order to identify the content, functions, appearance and value of an academic portal. A working academic portal, the
more » ... ortal, was developed to support academics' task performance.
doi:10.1515/libr.2003.118 fatcat:xuplracd75cpxcidoouk4otgz4