[CODE4LIB] Usability evaluation of library online catalogues

2008-02-04 Thread David Fiander
A New Zealand based study published by the ACM White, H., Wright, T., and Chawner, B. 2006. Usability evaluation of library online catalogues. In Proceedings of the 7th Australasian User interface Conference - Volume 50 (Hobart, Australia, January 16 - 19, 2006). W. Piekarski, Ed. ACM

Re: [CODE4LIB] Usability evaluation of library online catalogues

2008-02-04 Thread Markus Fischer
White, H., Wright, T., and Chawner, B. 2006. Usability evaluation of library online catalogues. In Proceedings of the 7th Australasian User interface Conference - Volume 50 (Hobart, Australia, January 16 - 19, 2006). W. Piekarski, Ed. ACM International Conference Proceeding Series, vol. 169.

Re: [CODE4LIB] Usability evaluation of library online catalogues

2008-02-04 Thread Genny Engel
Hmm. From the problems they identify, their proposed solution of adding Ajax controls to a moded search, in my opinion, utterly misses the point. Moded searches (and moded interfaces generally) have long been known to create usability problems. Rather than providing a search that works

Re: [CODE4LIB] Usability evaluation of library online catalogues

2008-02-04 Thread David Fiander
Markus, Thanks. It's also available in the ACM digital library, which is where I found it. - David On Feb 4, 2008 2:24 PM, Markus Fischer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: White, H., Wright, T., and Chawner, B. 2006. Usability evaluation of library online catalogues. In Proceedings of the 7th

[CODE4LIB] Job Announcement: Digital Library Services Department Head

2008-02-04 Thread Douglas Goans
Digital Library Services Department Head - Georgia State University Library Job Announcement: http://www.library.gsu.edu/jobs/ Georgia State University Library seeks an enthusiastic, collegial, service-oriented and dynamic head of Digital Library Services who will provide leadership and

Re: [CODE4LIB] Usability evaluation of library online catalogues

2008-02-04 Thread Gabriel Sean Farrell
On Mon, Feb 04, 2008 at 02:36:55PM -0500, David Fiander wrote: Markus, Thanks. It's also available in the ACM digital library, which is where I found it. Speaking of usability, why is it I can search for the exact title (usability evaluation of library online catalogues) at the ACM digital