Etsy Design/Research Tour

Learn about the inner workings of the Etsy team and their ever-expanding research division. Join us for a tour of the Etsy offices followed by presentations from their design, research and analyst teams! Date: Thursday, November 13th Time: 2:00pm – 5:00pm Location: Etsy Offices – 55 Washington St, Suite 512, Brooklyn, NY 11201  (map) Open to: Pratt students …

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NYARC Usability Study

In Spring 2014, a team of students from my Usability Theory & Practice course (LIS 644) at Pratt Institute conducted a usability study of the New York Art Resource Consortium (NYARC) website (http://www.nyarc.org/). Student Team: Kate Asmus, Caitlin Harrington, Nik Dragovic, Laura Marte-Piccini Download Full Report: NYARC User Testing Report (PDF)

METRO Usability Study

In Spring 2014, a team of students from my Usability Theory & Practice course (LIS 644) at Pratt Institute conducted a usability study of the Metropolitan Library Council (METRO) website (http://metro.org/). Student Team: Hannah Goldstein, Michelle Magnotta, Julia Robbins Download Full Report: METRO User Testing Report (PDF)

Collaboration Platform Usability Study

In Spring 2014, a team of students from my Usability Theory & Practice course (LIS 644) at Pratt Institute conducted a usability study of the beta version of a collaboration platform created by a local start-up. Student Team: Jessica Espejel, Megan Koontz, Lauren Restivo Download Full Report: Collaboration Platform User Testing Report (PDF)

Vienna Secession Digital Exhibit Usability Study

In Spring 2014, a team of students from my Usability Theory & Practice course (LIS 644) at Pratt Institute conducted a usability study of MOMA’s “This Kiss to the Whole World” digital exhibit of Klimt and the Vienna Secession (http://secession.nyarc.org/). Student Team: Lauren Allshouse, Michael Beiser,  Jordana Carlin, Libby Kaufer Download Full Report: Vienna Secession User Testing Report (PDF)

Center for Jewish History Usability Study

In Spring 2014, a team of students from my Usability Theory & Practice course (LIS 644) at Pratt Institute conducted a usability study of the Center for Jewish History’s single search interface (http://search.cjh.org/). Student Team: J.D. Arden, Rachel O’Neill, Elizabeth Willse Download Full Report: Center for Jewish History User Test Report (PDF)