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Consortia Purchasing Program, Library Web Templates

NC LIVE and ATLA have partnered to offer a web template based on the LibGuides CMS that features an easy-to-use interface, contemporary design, and customization. No coding or web design skills required!

The templates were designed by UNC Creative and feature a clean aesthetic and a user-focused interface. The web templates will also be mobile-responsive (will look great on computer browsers, tablets, and phones) and will meet the latest WCAG 2.0 accessibility standards. Libraries are free to tailor the templates as much as they desire to their needs and aesthetic.


  • Two layouts within the templates

    • A library homepage template - choose from a search-centered of programming-centered interface

    • One additional interior page template, which you can use for as many pages as you like

  • Integration with widgets such as a calendar, hours, and chat

  • Ability to customize the header, footer, color, and logo 


  • PDF guide including:
    • Step by step instructions for using the onboarding tool

    • Best practices for website design

  • Access to the online onboarding tool

    • Complete the online tool with your desired customizations

    • Paste three different sections of code into LibGuides CMS

Technical Requirements

  • A LibGuides CMS v.2 account with administrative rights

  • A hosted site (or access to your server)

  • Permissions to make changes to your website

How to Join

This offer is available to Institutional Members of ATLA for a one-time fee of $150 USD, payable to the ATLA Member Programs Department. To join, please contact

If your library does not have a current subscription to LibGuides CMS, you may be eligible for a discounted rate through the ATLA/SCELC Affiliate Program.