What Library Displays Taught Me About Effort, Good Intentions, and Failure
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What Library Displays Taught Me About Effort, Good Intentions, and Failure

There aren’t a ton of articles on this topic here at HLS, so today we’re going to talk about failure. More specifically, my failure. I’ve been serving on the display committee at the library where I work for almost a year – we put together monthly displays with timely themes to feature certain books and … Continue reading

User experience in action
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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