Sojourner Truth Library Usability Study

In Fall 2015, a team of students from my Usability Theory & Practice course (LIS 644) at Pratt Institute conducted a usability study of the website of Sojourner Truth Library at SUNY-New Paltz (http://library.newpaltz.edu/). Student Team: Kaitlin Kehnemuyi, Elizabeth McDonald, Marlee Walters Download

SVA Library Usability Study

In Fall 2015, a team of students from my Usability Theory & Practice course (LIS 644) at Pratt Institute conducted a usability study of the SVA Library website (http://library.sva.edu/). Student Team: Carlos Acevedo, Bowon Chung, Cassandra Hickman, Andrew Wong-Crocitto Download Full Report:

Usability evaluation practices for the HMD VR

  In this article, I will report about the usability of information systems in virtual space. Specifically, this subject can be summarized by simply asking, “What should be considered in order to test an HMD [head-mounted display]?” because we can’t cover all types of VR media devices and yet there is not clear answer. Only …

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Who Moved My Navigation Menu? Considering Users’ Feelings in the Redesign Process

At this year’s IA Summit, Joe Sokohl gave a talk titled The Digital Place You Love is Gone, which touched on the loss people feel when a digital space they know well changes. People don’t like change in the digital realm any more than they like it in the “real” world. Such change can make …

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Visitor Experience and User Experience: a Conversation with Karen Plemons

I recently had the privilege of interviewing Karen Plemons, who works in Program Evaluation in the Education department at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Long before our interview, two friends who work in Educational Programming had enthusiastically encouraged me to reach out to her to learn more about UX at the Met (or her experience with UX …

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