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Top 5 problems with library websites – a review of recent usability studies

Top 5 problems with library websites – a review of recent usability studies

“What are the most common UX problems with academic library websites and library tools?  I looked at 16 studiesconducted over the past two years, and here is what I learned:

1NumberOneInCircleWhat does that mean?  Library jargon

 

2NumberTwoInCircleWhat am I searching?  Understanding search tools

 

128px-3NumberThreeInCircle.svgWhere am I? Getting lost in silos

 

4NumberFourInCircleWhat is it? Understanding bibliographic formats and relationships

 

5NumberFiveInCircleHow do I get it?  Difficulty Finding Full-Text

 

And one bonus problem: 

6NumberSixInCircleWhere is it?  Navigating with tabs”

 

 

Read the details: http://emilysingley.net/top-5-problems-with-library-websites-a-review-of-recent-usability-studies/

Stephen

 

Posted on: November 21, 2014, 6:51 am Category: Uncategorized