Columbia GovDocs Usability Study

In Spring 2015, a team of students from my Usability Theory & Practice course (LIS 644) at Pratt Institute conducted a usability study of the website for Columbia University Libraries’ U.S. Government Documents department (http://library.columbia.edu/locations/usgd.html). Student Team: Corina Bardoff, Mike Benowitz, Scarlett Taylor, Janelle Varin Download Full Report: Columbia University Libraries Government Documents User Testing Report Spring […]

Ingalls Library & Museum Archives Usability Study

In Spring 2015, a team of students from my Usability Theory & Practice course (LIS 644) at Pratt Institute conducted a usability study of the online catalog for the Ingalls Library and Museum Archives at the Cleveland Museum of Art (http://library.clevelandart.org/). Student Team: Lisa Barrier, Erin Barsan, Greg Chaput, Alex Provo Download Full Report: Ingalls Library […]

Archivists Round Table Usability Study

In Spring 2015, a team of students from my Usability Theory & Practice course (LIS 644) at Pratt Institute conducted a usability study of the website of the website of the Archivists Round Table (A.R.T.) of Metropolitan New York (http://www.nycarchivists.org/), one of the largest professional associations in North America for archivists, librarians, systems and records managers, […]

The Grey Literature Report Usability Study

In Spring 2015, a team of students from my Usability Theory & Practice course (LIS 644) at Pratt Institute conducted a usability study of the website for The Grey Literature Report (http://www.greylit.org/), a web resource for public health researchers to fill in the gaps of their peer-reviewed literature research with relevant grey literature. Student Team: Allie […]

Columbia GovDocs Usability Study

In Spring 2015, a team of students from my Usability Theory & Practice course (LIS 644) at Pratt Institute conducted a usability study of the website for the U.S. Government Documents department at Columbia University Libraries (http://library.columbia.edu/locations/usgd.html). Student Team: Corina

CityTech Library Responsive Prototype Diary Study

In Spring 2015, a team of students from my Usability Theory & Practice course (LIS 644) at Pratt Institute conducted a diary usability study of a responsive prototype website for the Ursula C. Schwerin Library at New York City College of Technology (http://library.citytech.cuny.edu/). Student Team: Mike Benowitz, Alex Provo, Julie Schaeffer Download Full Report: City Tech […]

Social Movement Tracking Platform Diary Study

In Spring 2015, two teams from my Usability Theory & Practice course (LIS 644) at Pratt Institute conducted a diary usability study of the beta version of a social movement tracking platform created by a local start-up. Student Team #1: Lisa Barrier, Maeve Countey, Kreya Jackson, Rikki Pennisi Student Team #2: Erin Barsan, Greg Chaput, Scarlett Taylor, […]

New Summer 2015 Course: Advanced User Experience Design

I’m excited to announce a new course I’ll be teaching this summer called “Advanced User Experience Design.” This course picks up from where LIS-643 Information Architecture and Interaction Design leaves off by going into greater depth about the core skills of UX design, including fundamentals of information and visual/communications design, advanced wireframing techniques and user journey …

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Columbia Digital Library Collections Cognitive Walkthrough Usability Evaluation

In Spring 2015, two students from my Usability Theory & Practice course (LIS 644) at Pratt Institute conducted separate cognitive walkthrough usability evaluations of a beta version of the Columbia Digital Library Collections interface (https://dlc.library.columbia.edu/). Student #1: Mike Benowitz Student #2: Andrew Ward Download Full Reports: Benowitz – Columbia DLC Cognitive Walkthrough Report (PDF) Ward – Columbia DLC Cognitive Walkthrough Report (PDF)