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.

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

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Designing Hours and Locations

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

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