“Am I on the library website?”

A LibGuides Usability Study


In spring 2015, the Cal Poly Pomona University Library conducted usability testing with ten student testers to establish recommendations and guide the migration process from LibGuides version 1 to version 2. This case study describes the results of the testing as well as raises additional questions regarding the general effectiveness of LibGuides, especially when students rely heavily on search to find library resources.

Author Biographies

Suzanna Conrad, California State University, Sacramento
Suzanna Conrad is Associate Dean for Digital Technologies and Resource Management at California State University, Sacramento.
Christy Stevens, San Francisco State University

Christy Stevens is the Associate University Librarian at San Francisco State University.


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How to Cite
Conrad, S., & Stevens, C. (2019). “Am I on the library website?”. Information Technology and Libraries, 38(3), 49-81. https://doi.org/10.6017/ital.v38i3.10977