[Series] So you want to be a UX Librarian?
Day in the Life / Interviews / Professional Life

[Series] So you want to be a UX Librarian?

Are you passionate about making libraries user-centered? Maybe you love designing study or communal spaces based on the experiences of your users. Or you find joy in crafting library services that meet the unmet needs of your community. Or you love creating web experiences that are intuitive, useful, and fun for your library patrons. These … Continue reading

UX and Entrepreneurship in Library School
Education & Curriculum

UX and Entrepreneurship in Library School

Things I never thought I’d do in library school: 1. Fall in love with a field that’s not LIS (Human-Computer Interaction and User Experience Design) 2. Co-found a tech start-up with a group of unlikely entrepreneurs I look at this list, my inner critic says “You really drank the [insert my graduate program] Kool-Aid. You’re selling out … Continue reading

User experience in action
Reviews

User experience in action

You’ve probably heard of user experience (UX) research in the context of usability testing for websites, apps, and library technology. However, UX also has roots in ethnography and design research, and can be applied to many more aspects of libraries beyond the screens through which we connect. Useful, Usable, Desirable: Applying User Experience Design to … Continue reading