A new site for a venerable publication

Posted by jamie | April 2, 2014

YLJ.orgMy team here at Tierra and our friends at Point Five are delighted to announce the redesign of The Yale Law Journal’s website.

Working closely with the 2013-14 editors, Tierra and Point Five reimagined the website to facilitate easy reading for legal scholars.  Among the site’s principle features are an easy to browse archive, side by side footnote overlays for reference and full HTML articles, an innovation few law journals have attempted to date given the extensive length and annotations of legal scholarship.

In addition to implementing the beautiful new site design by the Point Five team, Tierra developed a highly streamlined publishing process as part of the new custom CMS for the site.  Final drafts of edited and approved articles in a Microsoft Word format are uploaded to the CMS and then automatically parsed and rendered as HTML for publishing.  Additional documents (PDFs, tables, images) can also be inserted into the HTML. 

Hats off to the YLJ editors for their vision, patience, and dedication to this project as well.  It was a fantastic collaboration for our teams.