Redesigning for Usability: Information Architecture and Usability Testing for Georgia Tech Library's Website

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dc.contributor.author King, Heather Jeffcoat en_US
dc.contributor.author Jannik, Catherine M. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2005-08-04T16:55:09Z
dc.date.available 2005-08-04T16:55:09Z
dc.date.issued 2005 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1853/7097
dc.description.abstract Case study: Purpose: To describe the efforts by the Georgia Institute of Technology Library to keep its website relevant and current by incorporating user testing, both outsourced and in-house. Design/methodology/approach: A chronological history of the Library's web presence with a discussion of how user testing was conducted with a vendor and how future testing will be conducted by the Library itself. Findings: Illustrates issues the Georgia Institute of Technology Library has faced in regards to its website in the past, and future plans to test the site to maintain currency and strive to meet the users' needs. Originality/value: This paper offers practical information for undertaking usability testing of a library website. en_US
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dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Georgia Institute of Technology en_US
dc.subject Usability testing en_US
dc.subject Academic libraries en_US
dc.subject Information architecture en_US
dc.subject Digital libraries en_US
dc.title Redesigning for Usability: Information Architecture and Usability Testing for Georgia Tech Library's Website en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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