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fleschnerj

Why your website stinks - 2 views

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    All too true.
Sara Thompson

Information Technology and Libraries: Vol 31, No 1 (2012) - 1 views

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    First open-access e-version issue
Sara Thompson

Nobody cares about the library: How digital technology makes the library invisible (and... - 1 views

  • Yet, while it is certainly true that digital technology has made libraries and librarians invisible to scholars in some ways, it is also true, that in some areas, digital technology has made librarians increasingly visible, increasingly important.
  • The invisible library
  • Let me offer three instances where the library should strive for invisibility, three examples of “good” invisibility:
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  • Search:
  • APIs and 3rd party mashups:
  • Social media:
  • The visible library
  • Focus on special collections
  • Start supporting data-driven research
  • Start supporting new modes of scholarly communication—financially, technically, and institutionally.
  • Here I’d suggest tools and training for database creation, social network analysis, and simple text mining.
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    Skip the first bit about the Chuck clip - not important and too long. Scroll forward to the part starting with "The Invisible Library" -- excellent food for thought about the roles we play. 
Mark Lindner

Organization Monkey » "Libraries should get specific in our promotions" - 0 views

  • Fry, Amy, and Linda Rich. 2011. Usability testing for e-resource discovery: How students find and choose e-resources using library websites. The Journal of Academic Librarianship 37, no.5: 386-401.
Sara Thompson

Design New Site | Usability.gov - 1 views

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    A step by step guide to a website redesign process. Some great food for thought!
fleschnerj

Internet Librarian 2011: Developing a Mobile Presence: Mobile Web, Usability, and Devices - 1 views

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    Not exactly relevant, but an interesting read.
Sara Thompson

Usability Testing With Card Sorting - 1 views

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    Descriptions of different kinds of card sorting, using blank page templates as part of the card sorting process, finding people, and other good tips.
Sara Thompson

Advanced Common Sense - Rocket Surgery Made Easy - 0 views

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    includes a 20-minute video of a demo user test - has just about the perfect script for any user test.
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    Pretty please watch the video before our next web meeting! It's really good, but requires listening so get comfy in a quiet place. :-)
Sara Thompson

Amazon.com: A Project Guide to UX Design: For user experience designers in the field or... - 2 views

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    Recommended by a librarian / programmer friend as a good project management and site redesign handbook.
Sara Thompson

Library Terms That Users Understand - 0 views

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    "This site is intended to help library web developers decide how to label key resources and services in such a way that most users can understand them well enough to make productive choices. It serves as a clearinghouse of usability test data evaluating t
Sara Thompson

Tree Testing - Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the design - 3 views

    • Sara Thompson
       
      Seems like we could do a form of tree testing with patrons. The question will be, what tasks do we give them? And what categories do we propose for the tree topics? 
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