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ACRL 2013: UXD Ubiquity

I attended my first ACRL (Association of College and Research Libraries) conference last week.  In addition to being an amazing experience, it was quite eye-opening:  there were several presentation sessions related to usability, assessment, and user experience design in library … Continue reading

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LibQual

Since my last post, I’ve continued to think about the correlation between usability and assessment.  I recently discussed this topic with one of my librarian colleagues, and she recommended that I research LibQual+, which offers a set of assessment services … Continue reading

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Usability Testing = Assessment?

Is usability testing a form (or a subset) of assessment?  This question applies to all organizations, not just libraries.  I’m beginning to think the answer is yes.  Interestingly, I never recognized (or even considered) a correlation between the two until … Continue reading

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