What's New for the Resource Centre in 2024?

Imagine your Child Rights library being even more intuitive, engaging, and impactful. We’ve been paying close attention to your feedback, and we're pleased to announce some exciting upgrades coming your way in 2024.

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Brand new features


Data Dashboard (beta) – Delve into the Resource Centre statistics with our new data dashboard. You will be able to dive into comprehensive analytics and understand the impact of your contribution. The data dashboard will allow you to visualize any document page views over time. We believe knowledge is power, and we’re putting it at your fingertips.

New author pages (pilot) – Meet the minds behind the content. We will be developing the author pages, you will get an exclusive look into the Resource Centre contributor’s profile. Think of it as having a backstage pass: you’ll gain the ability to follow authors and explore all their contributions to the Resource Centre on their dedicated profile pages. Moreover, we will introduce some customization features, allowing you to edit profile picture and add a brief bio for a more personalized touch.


Improved user-experience


Tabular view for search results – Simplified content discovery. We’ve noticed that you occasionally encountered challenges in locating collections, articles, or toolkits within the search results. This year, you can look forward to an optimized search results page featuring a new tabular view for collections, articles, and toolkits. Say goodbye to endless scrolling—and welcome to a more organized and efficient browsing experience.

Mobile site review and optimization – Resource Centre on-the-go. We’re making the Resource Centre even more mobile-friendly in 2024. Expect a sleek and responsive experience wherever you are. Feel free to reach out to us if you have any preliminary feedback!

Mixed Media Display – Enhancing engagement. The Resource Centre will get an enhanced mixed media experience, allowing you to explore a variety of media formats for a more dynamic navigation. This upgrade aims to promote greater inclusiveness and accessibility on the website. Our goal is to host a diverse range of content types, ensuring a richer and more engaging experience for all users.

Language features upgrade – Multilingual magic. We are very proud of our users geographical-spread and diversity and want to improve our language features for a smoother transition between language sites. We will implement auto-detection of your preferred navigation language, making the browsing experience more personalized and robust.


Optimized resource management


Bulk upload optimization – Effortless efficiency. There is always room for progress, and that is why we will improve our bulk upload feature. Save time by uploading multiple items with our improved bulk upload optimization.

Abstract Guidance on upload form – Clearer instructions. Ever succumbed to writer’s block when writing your abstract in the upload form? We will provide crystal-clear instructions for a hassle-free content submission experience.

Merging Collections – Organizing for a better experience. New year, new changes! We’re giving the Resource Centre a bit of a makeover by consolidating specific features across different collection types. Currently, various features are categorized under the umbrella term “collection,” and we aim to improve clarity for you, our users. This initiative is meant to improve and simplify your experience, ensuring the platform remains well-organized and user-friendly.

Notifications when added as collaborators/authors collections – Stay in touch. You will get email notifications whenever you are added to a collection to notify you that you are invited to collaborate, have been named as owner, or have been removed from a collection. Nothing will fall through the cracks anymore!


We also take your privacy seriously. Our GDPR-compliant cookie policy updates will ensure a transparent and secure online environment.

Fancy joining us on this journey to make things even better? Feel free to contact us!. We love to hear from our users. We can’t wait to share these updates, follow us on social media to stay in the loop.

Happy 2024,

The Resource Centre Team

By: Elena Lefebvre

Last updated: 2024-01-23

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