User-Centered Design of a Web Site for Library and Information Science Students: Heuristic Evaluation and Usability Testing

  • Laura Manzari
  • Jeremiah Trinidad-Christensen

Abstract

This study describes the life cycle of a library Web site created with a user-centered design process to serve a graduate school of library and information science (LIS). Findings based on a heuristic evaluation and usability study were applied in an iterative redesign of the site to better serve the needs of this special academic library population. Recommendations for design of Web-based services for library patrons from LIS programs are discussed, as well as implications for Web sites for special libraries within larger academic library settings.

Published
2006-09-01
How to Cite
Manzari, L., & Trinidad-Christensen, J. (2006). User-Centered Design of a Web Site for Library and Information Science Students: Heuristic Evaluation and Usability Testing. Information Technology and Libraries, 25(3), 163-169. https://doi.org/10.6017/ital.v25i3.3348
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