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UX, It’s Not a New State in the Union: User Experience Explained!
The Idaho Librarian
  • Amy Vecchione, Boise State University
  • Deana Brown, Boise State University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
5-28-2014
Abstract
Using user experience (UX) methodologies, libraries can improve their web site by identifying the tasks that their users need to accomplish, and then eliminate those barriers. This process sounds easy enough, but if your library makes web site decisions based on self-referential or anecdotal data, then it’s not being geared towards user’s tasks and goals. By following user experience principles, libraries can clearly identify problematic touchpoints, or expand upon touchpoints that users value the most. Here’s a quick overview.
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Citation Information
Amy Vecchione and Deana Brown. "UX, It’s Not a New State in the Union: User Experience Explained!" The Idaho Librarian (2014)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/deana_brown/21/