UM Library Web Systems 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