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WPWVC/ACRL 2013 Spring Meeting co-presentation Powerpoint slides for "Combining Instructional Tools and User-Centered Design in Improving Outreach and Navigation of Global Studies Research Guides"
 

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These Powerpoint slides were used to co-present "Combining Instructional Tools and User-Centered Design in Improving Outreach and Navigation of Global Studies Research Guides" at the WPWVC/ACRL 2013 ...

These Powerpoint slides were used to co-present "Combining Instructional Tools and User-Centered Design in Improving Outreach and Navigation of Global Studies Research Guides" at the WPWVC/ACRL 2013 Spring Meeting. The presentation discussed strategies used to improve accessibility and visibility of LibGuides online research guides developed for academic global studies programs by WPWVC/ACRL members Lois Kepes and Dawnlyn Diehl

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    WPWVC/ACRL 2013 Spring Meeting co-presentation Powerpoint slides for "Combining Instructional Tools and User-Centered Design in Improving Outreach and Navigation of Global Studies Research Guides" WPWVC/ACRL 2013 Spring Meeting co-presentation Powerpoint slides for "Combining Instructional Tools and User-Centered Design in Improving Outreach and Navigation of Global Studies Research Guides" Presentation Transcript

    • Combining Instruction Tools and User-Centered Design in Improving Outreach and Navigation of Global Studies Research Guides
    • Need Image made available by Wiki Commons
    • To: Global Studies Liaison Librarians From: University Center for International Studies RE: Need LibGuides for Area Studies
    • Challenge Student navigation of complex LibGuides Organization of hierarchical resources for interdisciplinary subjects Increased accessibility and visibility
    • Strategies Expanding the LibGuide as instructional tool with: Tutorial videos embedded in LibGuides “User-centered” design Writing for the web Direct linkage with other instructional tools
    • University Library System Video Tutorials
    • Jing Video Tutorial for Statistical Database
    • Arab Spring & Beyond Page: Combined use of video, text, and page title to present complex chronology of information
    • User-Centered Design: Duplicate Navigation Elements
    • User-Centered Design: Duplicate Navigation Elements
    • User-Centered Design: Duplicate Links to Research Help Tools on Getting Started Page of Muslims in a Global Context LibGuide
    • User-Centered Design: Consistent Organization African Guide Country Page Asian Guide Country Page
    • Direct Linkage of LibGuides for Accessibility & Visibility Improving outreach through direct linkage of LibGuides to: • Academic department web sites • Related LibGuides • Blackboard
    • Direct Linkage to Related LibGuides
    • Link from Asian Country Research LibGuide to Subject Specialist & Related LibGuides
    • Academic Program Web Site Direct link to African Studies LibGuide
    • Link to LibGuides from CourseWeb/Blackboard
    • Best Practices Universal web design: • Consistent organization • Less links to information • Writing for the web • Additional navigation elements Combining instructional tools to present resources: • Video • LibGuides • Blackboard • Use with other instructional tools?
    • Bibliography Miner, Jonathan, and Ross Alexander. 2010. "LibGuides in Political Science: Improving Student Access, Research, and Information Literacy." Journal Of Information Literacy 4, no. 1: 40-54. Library Literature & Information Science Full Text (H.W. Wilson), EBSCOhost (accessed October 31, 2013). Sonsteby, Alec, and Jennifer Dejonghe. 2013. "Usability Testing, User-Centered Design, and LibGuides Subject Guides: A Case Study." Journal Of Web Librarianship 7, no. 1: 8394. Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts, EBSCOhost (accessed January 20, 2014). Pittsley, Kate A.1, kpittsle@emich.edu, and Sara2, smemmott@emich.edu Memmott. 2012. "Improving Independent Student Navigation of Complex Educational Web Sites: An Analysis of Two Navigation Design Changes in LibGuides." Information Technology & Libraries 31, no. 3: 52-64. Library Literature & Information Science Full Text (H.W. Wilson), EBSCOhost (accessed October 31, 2013).
    • Visit: Global Studies LibGuides at University of Pittsburgh for Examples & Resources African Studies and African Country Resources Asian Country Research Global Studies & GSPIA Databases Muslims in a Global Context
    • Questions? Lois Kepes Liaison Librarian, GSPIA, Economics, Global Studies, African Studies, University of Pittsburgh lois@pitt.edu Dawnlyn Diehl LibGuide Assistant , MLIS Student, University of Pittsburgh dawnlyn@pitt.edu