Missouri Ploud Project

Ploud Resources

Resources for Ploud Libraries

Image Resources

  • Free photographs and images
    • Unsplash: Great all-purpose photos
    • Pexels: Free stock photos, and great for pics of people's faces
    • Pixabay: Free images and royalty free stock photos
    • Nappy: Beautiful, high-res photos of black and brown people
    • Iconfinder: Great for free or low-cost icons and small graphics
  • Free Graphics Editing Software
    • Canva: A great resource that allows you to create a range of graphics and size them perfectly for your website, social media outlets, flyers, and more.
    • Pixlr: A free online photo editor
    • Fotor: Another online photo editor that can create collages
  • Transparent Logo Placeholder (PNG)
    • Use this placeholder to remove the default Ploud logo from your website if you do not have a logo of your own yet.

Ploud Promotional Materials

Ploud Email Discussion List

To stay updated about the Missouri Ploud Program, join the Ploud listserv. This is a moderated email discussion list sponsored by the Missouri State Library that provides a place for libraries with a website through the Ploud program to receive information and updates about the program and related services.

Resources for Library Staff

Where to Get Help

If you need help making changes to your website, something on your website is broken, or if you have any other questions about your Ploud site, there are a few places you can get help.

Search the Ploud Knowledge Base for articles to read.

Contact the Enfold Ploud help desk by;

  • Logging into your website then selecting Get Help to send an email, 
  • Logging into the Ploud Knowledge Base to create a support ticket, or 
  • Call the Ploud support desk at 281-205-4485.

Attend Zoom open office hours with the Ploud Coordinator, Nora Wesselmann. Contact by email at Nora.Vegiard@sos.mo.gov for more details.

Contact Janet Caruthers, Technology and Resource Sharing Consultant at the Missouri State Library, by phone at 573-526-1087 or email at janet.caruthers@sos.mo.gov. The Missouri State Library hours are Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and is closed for state holidays.