Writing for the User Experience with Rebecca Blakiston

Rebecca Blakiston — author of books on usability testing and writing with clarity; Library Journal mover and shaker — talks shop and makes the case for
content strategy, using active and authentic voice, removing unnecessary words, writing meaningful titles/headings, using parallelism, and more. (53:25)

August 1, 2017 by Michael Schofield Michael Schofield

Our first LibUX Virtual Meetup is on Wednesday, May 17th, at 4PM EST

I’m not utilizing any forms or eventbrites for this one. Just holler on twitter (@schoeyfield) or join our Slack channel.

May 9, 2017 by Michael Schofield Michael Schofield
April 28, 2017 by Michael Schofield Michael Schofield

Watch: UX Quackery with Tim Broadwater (58:21)

This webinar will focus on the prevailing quackery that exists in the field of UX when working with various stakeholders, performing research, or conducting user testing, and what UX professionals can do to weed-out the quacks.

February 22, 2017 by Michael Schofield Michael Schofield

The challenge facing libraries in an era of fake news

@prarieskygal: Related to the assignment on fake news: In recognition of a dynamic and often unpredictable information landscape and a rapidly changing higher education environment in which students are often creators of new knowledge rather than just consumers of… Continue Reading →

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Digital Technology as Affordance and Barrier in Higher Education

@stephenfrancoeur: This new book is written by colleagues of mine in CUNY.  Both are librarians who have  conducted ethnographic research into the ways that CUNY students use technology. I’ve learned a lot from their presentations and articles over the years… Continue Reading →

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Weak Words Kill Experiences

@pushingvision: This article points out compelling ways to clarify and strengthen your use of language—and is as equally applicable to everyday life as to crafting user experiences.

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Help the Digital Library Federation AIG UX Working Group identify user needs and expectations

Call for participation in our UX Working Group, which is part of Digital Library Federation Assessment Interest Group.

January 4, 2017 by Kate Thornhill Kate Thornhill

Design Is the Problem

This Fall our book club is reading Nathan Shedroff’s “Design Is the Problem.”

November 5, 2016 by Michael Schofield Michael Schofield

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