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UX Best Practices & Strategies

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Our panel shares good practices and strategies from small to medium sized public libraries as well as academic libraries. With David Lee King, Digital Services Director, Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library and Publisher, davidleeking.com
Jessamyn C West, Librarian & Technologist, Open Library http://librarian.net
Dr. Frank Cervone, Director of Information Technology, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago Lecturer, San Jose State University

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UX Best Practices & Strategies

  1. 1. XBest Practices
 & Strategies Jessamyn West
 David Lee King Dr. Frank Cervone
  2. 2. XOpening Thoughts
  3. 3. Jessamyn’s
 Thoughts
  4. 4. universal design
  5. 5. 5 - 7 steps • Equitable use • Flexibility in use • Simple and intuitive • Perceptible information • Tolerance for error (also low physical effort & "size and space for use")
  6. 6. mobile at minimum
  7. 7. mobile • Way to effectively reach digitally divided users • "Responsive design" • Better Google rankings • Helps make tough choices about most important content 🎉
  8. 8. incent & encourage
  9. 9. be careful what you* ask for • "Strong" passwords • "Security" questions • Title • Gender *you AND your vendors
  10. 10. Frank’s Thoughts
  11. 11. Design patterns
  12. 12. Simple
 Clear
 Consistent
  13. 13. Grids
  14. 14. Color psychology
  15. 15. Who are you really talking to?
  16. 16. Library UX Hell
  17. 17. David’s Thoughts
  18. 18. Make People Click
  19. 19. content
  20. 20. General Reference Center:
 A general interest database that integrates a variety of sources in one easy-to-use interface. Use General Reference Center to find articles from magazines, reference books, and newspapers, many with full-text and images.
  21. 21. General Reference Center:
 Find articles from magazines, newspapers, and reference books covering current events, popular culture, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.
  22. 22. Find it!
 Books, magazines, newspapers. Topics you're interested in, at your fingertips!
  23. 23. titles! flic.kr/p/o6B7TP
  24. 24. … and editing.
  25. 25. conversation
  26. 26. friendly,
 conversational
  27. 27. directions
  28. 28. XDiscussion Time
  29. 29. XTo Do Lists
  30. 30. flic.kr/p/81RqH3 bigger boxes fewer words
  31. 31. flic.kr/p/81RqH3 Type like
 you Talk
  32. 32. show time passing
  33. 33. give the user a job
  34. 34. make it 
 this easy flic.kr/p/2AM4w
  35. 35. flic.kr/p/pk3p7y
  36. 36. XThanks!

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