Designing Hours and Locations

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(Dec. 6, 2011) A presentation on the design decisions that went into the Hours and Locations Portal. …

(Dec. 6, 2011) A presentation on the design decisions that went into the Hours and Locations Portal.

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http://hours-dev.library.ubc.ca/

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  • 1. designing HOURS & LOCATIONS John Chan Interaction Designer, LSIT December 06, 2011Tuesday, December 6, 2011
  • 2. HITuesday, December 6, 2011
  • 3. Tuesday, December 6, 2011
  • 4. What are we trying to do?Tuesday, December 6, 2011
  • 5. What are we trying to do? Why did we design it the way we did?Tuesday, December 6, 2011
  • 6. What are we trying to do? Why did we design it the way we did? How did we do it?Tuesday, December 6, 2011
  • 7. What are we trying to do?Tuesday, December 6, 2011
  • 8. What are we trying to do? new Hours & Locations portalTuesday, December 6, 2011
  • 9. What are we trying to do? new Hours & Locations portal (this is a migration project)Tuesday, December 6, 2011
  • 10. BUTTuesday, December 6, 2011
  • 11. We have a unique problemTuesday, December 6, 2011
  • 12. library Hours at UBC is a little differentTuesday, December 6, 2011
  • 13. 1 Like coffee shop We have many locations But unlike coffee shops The hours at each location is uniqueTuesday, December 6, 2011
  • 14. 2 Like a mall We have seasonal hours But unlike a mall We have more than one locationTuesday, December 6, 2011
  • 15. This won’t do it for us http://www.flickr.com/photos/zappowbang/3152352551/Tuesday, December 6, 2011
  • 16. So we looked around... Princeton University LibraryTuesday, December 6, 2011
  • 17. So we looked around... Princeton University LibraryTuesday, December 6, 2011
  • 18. So we looked around... Queen’s University LibraryTuesday, December 6, 2011
  • 19. So we looked around... Queen’s University LibraryTuesday, December 6, 2011
  • 20. This is what we liked Harvard College LibraryTuesday, December 6, 2011
  • 21. This is what we liked Harvard College LibraryTuesday, December 6, 2011
  • 22. Considered most users just wanted hours for today...Tuesday, December 6, 2011
  • 23. ...But a few would click further for trip planningTuesday, December 6, 2011
  • 24. This is what we liked University of Victoria LibraryTuesday, December 6, 2011
  • 25. This is what we liked University of Victoria LibraryTuesday, December 6, 2011
  • 26. Colour coding deals with seasonal hours effectivelyTuesday, December 6, 2011
  • 27. GREAT! But we’re not done.Tuesday, December 6, 2011
  • 28. In addition to hours, we need to deal with maps, descriptions, telephone numbers, addresses etc.Tuesday, December 6, 2011
  • 29. In addition to hours, we need to deal with maps, descriptions, telephone numbers, addresses etc. (it’s a migration project, remember?)Tuesday, December 6, 2011
  • 30. So, how did we do it?Tuesday, December 6, 2011
  • 31. Hours & Locations Portal DemoTuesday, December 6, 2011
  • 32. Thank you. john.chan@ubc.ca @jtcchan http://www.slideshare.net/jtcchanTuesday, December 6, 2011