Archive for the tag "usability"
Yesterday morning a friend’s retweet caught my eye. Apparently last week the productivity blog Lifehacker ran a survey in which readers were asked whether Google’s search results seemed increasingly full of spam and less useful. About 10,000 Lifehacker readers took the survey, and the top responses were eye-opening: Nearly 34% of those who replied chose: [...]
This semester the information literacy course that Iâ€™m teaching started off in our main library classroom. Itâ€™s a fairly typical instructional space with rows of desks topped with computers, an instructor computer at the front, and a couple of projection screens. Itâ€™s a nice room â€“ we got 30 new, faster student computers over the [...]
Now that the slower summer months are here I’m taking some time to work on a couple of big projects. Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about online tutorials. We have a large student population and a relatively small library, and I’m always looking for ways to extend our instructional efforts. Tutorials covering various research [...]