New Officers Elected & First Spring Semester Meeting

Congratulations to our new officers! Join us Thursday, 1/22 at 5:50pm in Room 609 (Manhattan Campus) for the first UX/IA meeting of the semester. We will welcome our new officers, and discuss upcoming events for the semester. President, Hannah Goldstein Vice-President of Communication, Rachel Bronstein Vice-President of Records, Sarah Davis Vice-President of Finance, Andrew Wong-Croccito

New Spring 2015 Course: Projects in Information Experience Design

I’m excited to announce a new course I’ll be teaching this spring called “Projects in Information Experience Design.” Offered as part of the UX concentration (but open to all SILS students!), this course supplements and extends the concepts from LIS-643 (Information Architecture & Interaction Design) and LIS-644 (Usability Theory & Practice) by teaching students how …

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Community Savings Bank Usability Study

In Fall 2014, a team of students from my Usability Theory & Practice course (LIS 644) at Pratt Institute conducted a usability study of the website for a community savings bank in Brooklyn. Student Team: Elizabeth Karg, Diana Sapanaro, Storey Sitwala Download Full Report: Community Savings Bank Usability Report (PDF)

New York Philharmonic Digital Archives Usability Study

In Fall 2014, a team of students from my Usability Theory & Practice course (LIS 644) at Pratt Institute conducted a usability study of the New York Philharmonic Digital Archives (http://archives.nyphil.org/). Student Team: Rachel Bronstein, James Lemoine, Seth Persons Download Full Report: New York Philharmonic Digital Archives Usability Report (PDF)

Presentation by Jennifer Anderson, UX Designer at NYPL

Join us as Jennifer Anderson, Senior UX Designer at New York Public Library, speaks about her experience creating a rapid prototyping system and web style guide for the NYPL as well as how her role relates to her colleagues at the library. And, of course, there will be time for questions! Co-organized with SILSSA. Date: Thursday, November 20th …

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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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