Category:Library and Information Studies
Table Of Contents - Special Issue: Website usability: research and case studies
The purpose of this paper is to describe the challenge and promise of electronic resource usage statistics.
To study the use of “Quick Links”, a common navigational element, in the context of an academic library website.
The aim of this case study is to present one library's experiences consulting with a usability expert during the design and implementation phases of a new academic library…
The purpose of this paper is to provide a case study of the usability studies used by the Carnegie Mellon University Libraries during the redesign of their website.
To describe the process and present the findings of a usability assessment of the Northern Illinois University Libraries' website.
Library homepage design at medium‐sized universities: A comparison to commercial homepages via Nielsen and TahirPamela Harpel‐Burke
Website design guidelines which have proven effective throughout the commercial sector could be adapted for library homepage design. Acceptance of industry standards for…
The purpose of this paper is to describe the processes the UCLA Library Website Redesign Team used to develop a new library website responsive to the needs of the broad…
Redesigning for usability: Information architecture and usability testing for Georgia Tech Library's websiteHeather Jeffcoat King, Catherine M. Jannik
To describe the efforts by the Georgia Institute of Technology Library to keep its website relevant and current by incorporating user testing, both outsourced and in‐house.
Usability training: An overlooked component in an on‐going program of web assessment and developmentH. Frank Cervone
To provide a model for implementing an on‐going program of training in usability topics for staff throughout the organization.
To introduce a cognitive approach – cognitive task analysis (CTA) – for the usability evaluation of evidence‐based nursing (EBN) websites.