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Libr251 Caroline Han Presentation Revised


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For LIBR 251, I had to do a presentation on the paper prototype I did for an assignment.

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Libr251 Caroline Han Presentation Revised

  1. 1. Homework 3 Presentation<br />LIBR 251-10<br />Caroline Han<br />
  2. 2. Overview<br />Problem: SJSU Library lacks a mobile version<br />Disabling CSS creates a functional workaround<br />Many ways to create a mobile website; which is best?<br />Solution: Pattern 15 (One-Window Drilldown)<br />Separate each original webpage into small chunks<br />Organize chunks into PDA-sized webpages<br />Show each new webpage in a single window<br />Keep header for recognition value<br />
  3. 3. Recruitment<br />Two User Ideals:<br />SJSU library students<br />Everyone else<br />Two Recruitment Methods:<br />E-mail<br />Attached .ppt file of prototype in inquiry<br />Low rate of success: 2 recruits<br />Go ask in person<br />High rate of success: 6 recruits<br />People less likely to refuse if asked in person<br />
  4. 4. Users<br />User #1<br />SJSU Library Student<br />Web savvy, familiar with SJSU Library website<br />Familiar with library concepts such as reference questions<br />User #2<br />Librarian at South El Monte Public Library<br />Little familiarity with websites<br />Familiar with library concepts such as reference questions<br />User #3<br />College undergraduate<br />Web savvy in general, but not with SJSU Library website<br />Unfamiliar (but curious) about library concepts<br />
  5. 5. Testing Methods<br />Via E-mail<br />As stated earlier, inquiry contained PowerPoint version of prototype<br />Users to work through prototype on own<br />Users to answer post-session questionnaire on own<br />In-Person<br />Approached user with paper printouts of prototype<br />Walked user through the tasks<br />Wrote down paths, jotted down replies<br />Noted body language<br />Interviewed and thanked user afterwards<br />
  6. 6. Tasks<br />You’re exploring this website for the first time. Where do you go first? What is your rationale?<br />You need to find an article on a certain topic for school, and fast. What do you do?<br />You wonder if the library is open on Sunday night. How do you find out?<br />You have a reference question. Where do you go?<br />You want to see if the library has a copy of a book in which you are interested. How do you find out?<br />You want to know if the library subscribes to a certain journal. How do you go about this?<br />You wonder, are there any upcoming library exhibits? <br />You want to contact the library by e-mail. Is this possible?<br />
  7. 7. Interviewing Users<br />How does the prototype compare with the normal website?<br />Are you familiar with mobile websites? How does the prototype stack up to them? / Are you familiar with mobile websites? How does the prototype stack up to them?<br />When navigating the prototype, did you encounter any mental hesitations? If so, where?<br />Any other problems?<br />Thoughts:<br />Did not plan interview thoroughly enough<br />Not enough questions<br />Questions that exist are too vague<br />
  8. 8. Feedback<br />User responses:<br />User #1: <br />No problems whatsoever<br />Agreed prototype is better than original website<br />Users #2 & #3:<br />Some navigation problems<br />Suggested following changes<br />Put Quick Search on top, followed by Library Hours<br />Rewrote Contact page<br />Added more pages<br />Revised some testing and post-interview questions<br />
  9. 9. Screenshots<br />
  10. 10. Screenshots<br />Before<br />After<br />
  11. 11. Screenshots<br />Before<br />After<br />
  12. 12. Screenshots<br />New SLIDES<br />
  13. 13. Lessons Learned<br />Double-check due date!<br />I misread it for the 29th, not the18th.<br />I had to complete this assignment in a week!<br />Follow-up on e-mail inquiries!<br />Don’t be hesitant! Most people are happy to help<br />Also, make sure you actually sent the e-mail<br />Don’t be too polished!<br />Remember Moggridge: bare-bones prototypes invite more honest remarks.<br />
  14. 14. The End<br />Thank you for watching!<br />