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Digital Library Usability Studies
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Targeted at Library and Information Science (LIS) professionals, this book concentrates on usability evaluation methods used to design usable and user-centered library websites. Aimed at the practitioner, it is a practical guide to methods that are used to gather information from potential users that shape the design of the website based on an 2/5(1). International Children's Digital Library. FREDERICKSBURG, VA: Read how one reference librarian in Virginia went online to the International Children's Digital Library to help a local man find books in Farsi that he could read to his children. This librarian shared, "Our [local] library could never afford to purchase the more than 4, children's books available free in languages from.
Developing a Usability Measurement Instrument in Academic Digital Libraries Soohyung Joo. digital library refers to an augmentation of a traditional academic library, which includes electronic subscription, access to online usability studies, was employed to build a theoretical by: 1. With all of those studies done, we continued to develop and design our new website and it is nearly done. At this point what we're doing is conducting another task-based usability study which will track how many clicks it will take for our members to complete pre-defined tasks. .
The School of Library and Information Studies (SLIS) is a top-ranked program for library, information, and book arts education. SLIS aims to develop creative and critical thinkers and leaders for the information world through a supportive teaching and learning environment, . This book showcases some of the best digital library practices from organizations in the Asia Pacific. Particular emphasis has been placed on the design, use and usability of digital libraries. Not only are digital libraries examined, but related technologies, the management of knowledge in digital libraries, and the associated usability and social issues surrounding digital libraries are all Cited by:
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Design and Usability of Digital Libraries will benefit practitioners, researchers, educators and policy makers from a variety of disciplines. In particular developers/designers of digital libraries, librarians, users and researchers will all find this collection of case studies a valuable tool to understanding digital libraries.
A Digital Library (also referred to as digital library or digital repository) is a special library with a focused collection of digital objects that can include text, visual material, audio Author: Mayank Trivedi.
Information users and usability constitute the main building blocks of today's electronic information world. This important new text is the first to give a holistic overview of all of the necessary issues relating to information users and the usability of information services in the digital world, including user-centered design and the characteristics and behavior of.
Get this from a library. Digital library usability studies. [Bradford Lee Eden;] -- Each summer, circulation staff in my library inventories a section of the stacks andbrings collection issues to the attention of appropriate bibliographers.
Since I amresponsible for the economics. Usability of Digital Library: An Evaluation Model Judy Jeng Rutgers Digital Library Usability Studies book Abstract The proposed research is to evaluate and develop methods and instruments for assessing usability of digital libraries.
Usability testing is a user-centered evaluation to make a product more usable and user-friendly. Compared to other areas in digital library. Search ACM Digital Library. Search Search. Advanced Search. Examples of different types of online usability studies c. Pros and cons of online and non-online methods d.
When to use (and not use) online methods e. the top line results Chapter 9 provides a summary of some of the key points made throughout the book. This summary will be in. The questionnaire was developed after reviewing and analyzing several digital library usability studies that used questionnaires to collect data [9, 20,24,25].
Four axis of usability were. Mosqueira-Rey E and Moret-Bonillo V A tool for the usability analysis of computerised systems Proceedings of the 10th WSEAS international conference on Computers, () Newell A, Carmichael A, Morgan M and Dickinson A () The use of theatre in requirements gathering and usability studies, Interacting with Computers,( Creating and Managing a Digital Library Creating a digital library takes time, effort, and resources, but the tools are available, thanks to the popularity of the digital movement.
In this panel discussion, three experts in the field of librarianship will share their views on the role of the librarian in providing tools and guidance to create.
Usability of the Digital Library: An Evaluation Model (dissertation, Rutgers University) The main research goal of this disserta tion is to develop a model and a suite of instruments to evaluate the usability of academic digital libraries.
Empirical research in usability of digital libraries is lean. Blandford and Buchanan. call for. selected from a much larger corpus of digital library literature, arrived at after exhaustive searches of many sources and from experience. The criteria for selection were: 1. the work should directly address a digital library or a process related to digital libraries and 2.
the work should contain data in whatever form. Usability Evaluation of Digital Library: /ch This chapter introduces the concept of usability and provides examples of how usability has been used in Cited by: 2.
What is usability in the context of the digital library and how can it be measured. Information Technology and Libraries, 24 (2), 47â€“ Ã–mer DalkÄ±ran et al.
/ Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences () â€“ Joo, S., & Lee, J. ().Cited by: 5. or undertaken usability studies of your library website, but for the most part, until recently, comprehensive attitudinal and behavioural user research of the type and scale that this book advocates has been almost non-existent.
Most of us had zero concept of what taking an File Size: KB. Assessing E-book and Print Book User Behavior in Academic Libraries Study Background & Goals. The landscape for scholarly book use is changing. More books are available in electronic format, new forms of scholarship are emerging, the use of mobile devices is growing.
This presentation from the Internet Librarian Conference shares some experiences from two “real-life” Web site usability studies, including tips and tricks for Author: Beth Thomsett-Scott.
Apply now. Why study Book and Digital Media Studies at Leiden University. Throughout the well-rounded core-curriculum of Book and Digital Media Studies, you are encouraged to put your acquired knowledge and skills into practice: in the on-site study of medieval and early-modern printed books, in using programming languages such as XML and Perl, or in engaging in round table discussions with.
Library website usability testing: sample scripts If you haven’t done a usability test on your library’s online services in the last 12 months, you’re overdue. Web trends and user expectations change at a fast rate, as do the many parts of a library’s resource ecosystem.
Get this from a library. OCLC systems & services international digital library perspectives Vol. 21, No. 4, Digital library usability studies. [Bradford Lee Eden;]. Beyond the Usability Lab - Conducting Large-scale Online User Experience Studies Book - January 1, Authors/Editors: William Albert, Donna Tedesco, Thomas Tullis.
The Million Book Digital Library Project Raj Reddy and Gloriana StClair. Carnegie Mellon University. Pittsburgh, Pa. December 1, [email protected] Objective The objective of this project is to create a free-to-read, searchable collection of one million books, primarily in the English language, available to everyone over the.Jeffrey Rubin, author of the first edition of this book, has more than 30 years of experience as a human factors and usability research consultant and lecturer.
A pioneer in the field of usability testing, he has consulted for leading companies worldwide. Dana Chisnell is an independent user researcher and usability consultant. She has done Cited by: These are also applicable to design the usability studies for a variety of devices helping to access Websites, digital libraries or e-books." - Information Research "Ranging from theory and background summaries to practical examples and techniques, the book progresses through a series of concepts, beginning with an overview of information.