Library Websites Usability Reports

Staff Intranet: Internet-based Survey

August, 2008
Library Websites

 To determine staff opinions about particular category labels, and see if participants have ideas about new labels and content.

Authorship: 
UM Library Web Systems
UX Method: 
Survey
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Survey_Report_final.pdf228.2 KB
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Last modified: 03/24/2013

Staff Intranet: Card Sorting

August, 2008
Library Websites

 To determine staff opinions and trends about categories and labeling, and see if participants had ideas of new features and content.

Authorship: 
UM Library Web Systems
UX Method: 
Card Sort
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Card_Sort_Report_final.pdf8.81 MB
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Last modified: 03/24/2013

Staff Intranet: Focus Group

July, 2008
Library Websites

 Intranet usage characteristics, frequently used features and recommendations for changes and additions were identified.

Authorship: 
UM Library Web Systems
UX Method: 
Focus Group
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Focus_Group_Report_final.pdf206.31 KB
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Last modified: 03/24/2013

Policies Database: Heuristic Evaluation

June, 2008
Library Websites

 The goal for these evaluations was to reveal a preliminary set of issues pertaining to the usability, functionality and aesthetics of the Policies Database, and to facilitate prioritizing further benchmarks.

Authorship: 
UM Library Web Systems
UX Method: 
Heuristic Evaluation
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Policies_DB.pdf191.25 KB
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Last modified: 03/24/2013

Policies Database: Guerilla Test

May, 2008
Library Websites

 Four significant issues were identified related to terminology, iconography and navigation. Recommendations for changes to link labels and placement of global navigation links were made.

Authorship: 
UM Library Web Systems
UX Method: 
Guerrilla Test
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PoliciesDB_Guerilla_final.pdf680.16 KB
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Last modified: 03/24/2013

Askwith: Survey

December, 2007
Library Websites

 The purpose of this test was to follow up on the Guerilla Test of Advance Media Booking and assess the overall usability of the Advance Media Booking interface.

Authorship: 
Usability Working Group
UX Method: 
Survey
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Askwith_survey.pdf1.33 MB
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Last modified: 03/24/2013

Askwith: Guerilla Test of Advance Media Booking Service

November, 2007
Library Websites

 The purpose of this test was to assess the overall usability of the Advance Media Booking interface, to identify any common problems users encountered with the interface, and recommend possible changes to improve the interface.

Authorship: 
Usability Working Group
UX Method: 
Guerrilla Test
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AskwithGuerillaTest.pdf633.85 KB
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Last modified: 03/24/2013

AAEL: Overview for 2006 Report

May, 2006
Library Websites

This is an overview report, which includes brief descriptions and findings from all parts of this study and a final recommendation.

Authorship: 
AAEL Redesign & Usability Committee
UX Method: 
Heuristic Evaluation
Usability Testing
Expert Evaluation
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AAEL_Usability2006.pdf3.19 MB
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Last modified: 03/24/2013