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user experience ofthe next-gencatalogueandrew preater
‘senate house’ by flickr user secret pilgrim(cc-by-sa) http://flic.kr/p/7gtBgp
bit.ly/encoreshl
before implementing theencore catalogue…
method 1.cognitive walkthrough
method 2.repertory grids
method 3.stories, anecdotes, conversation!
key findings
1. a web-like catalogueencourages web-likebehaviours
2. using our catalogueis an affectiveexperience
critique ofusability testing
improving ourunderstanding of userexperience
ethnography, aninductive science
doing ethnography inthe library
@preaterwww.preater.combit.ly/encoremm
User experience of the next-gen catalogue
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User experience of the next-gen catalogue

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This talk was given at the Chrismash Mashed Library event in London on December 3 2011. I spoke about the outcomes of an investigation into user experience and understanding of next-gen library catalogues and next steps we're taking at Senate House Library, University of London.

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User experience of the next-gen catalogue

  1. 1. user experience ofthe next-gencatalogueandrew preater
  2. 2. ‘senate house’ by flickr user secret pilgrim(cc-by-sa) http://flic.kr/p/7gtBgp
  3. 3. bit.ly/encoreshl
  4. 4. before implementing theencore catalogue…
  5. 5. method 1.cognitive walkthrough
  6. 6. method 2.repertory grids
  7. 7. method 3.stories, anecdotes, conversation!
  8. 8. key findings
  9. 9. 1. a web-like catalogueencourages web-likebehaviours
  10. 10. 2. using our catalogueis an affectiveexperience
  11. 11. critique ofusability testing
  12. 12. improving ourunderstanding of userexperience
  13. 13. ethnography, aninductive science
  14. 14. doing ethnography inthe library
  15. 15. @preaterwww.preater.combit.ly/encoremm

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