The ACRL/NY User Experience (UX) Discussion Group is dedicated to fostering an ongoing discussion of issues relating to the study of User Experience amongst ACRL/NY members. In the context of libraries, “User Experience” deals with the many different ways a user interacts with the services and resources provided by academic libraries. User Experience traditionally relates to how users interact with electronic/web-based interfaces (web sites, library catalog, other electronic resources). We wish to extend this definition to other aspects of the Library. Topics relate to how the user experiences the library as “place” and “service”. Discussion topics include, but are not limited to, reference desk orientation, library service models, furniture design, signage content and design, branding, lighting, brochure and poster design, web site design, library jargon, and the analysis of user interfaces on the library catalog, LibGuides, chat reference, and other electronic resources.
Learn more about the User Experience Discussion Group at our blog.Questions? Contact Mark Aaron Polger MarkAaron.Polger@csi.cuny.edu and Albert Tablante ATablante@asa.edu. Check the ACRL/NY events archive for information about previous meetings and programs. Any upcoming meetings or events will be posted on our homepage.
Recent posts from the UX blog
- Thu, 31 Oct 2013 15:38:44 +0000: Wrap-up: Librarians’ Research/Writing Support Group 10/25 -
Thanks to all who made the meeting a big success. We discussed a number of issues we are facing individually in our research/writing lives, and came to some decisions about how we will move forward as a group. Accountability partners: … Continue reading →
- Tue, 22 Oct 2013 16:00:03 +0000: News from the New Librarians Discussion Group -
Thanks to everyone who made Tuesday’s NLDG/Mentoring event a success. For those of you unable to attend, here’s a recap. There’s a lot of info and links to relevant websites. We enjoyed a nice combo of socializing/networking and info dissemination. … Continue reading →
- Mon, 14 Oct 2013 18:05:24 +0000: ACRL/NY & Metro Present 2 New Events: Launch Your Library Career, Parts III & IV -
Part III Friday, November 22, 2013 – 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM The Interview — Putting Your Best Foot Forward: You’ve mastered the resume and cover letter, and have been invited to interview foryour dream job. Now that you’ve been noticed, … Continue reading →
- Mon, 14 Oct 2013 18:00:36 +0000: Book Talk and Reception for Career Q & A -Thursday, November 7, 2013 -
ACRL/NY, ARLIS/NY & METRO will host a book talk and reception with Susanne Markgren and Tiffany Eatman Allen, authors of Career Q & A: A Librarian’s Real-Life Practical Guide to Managing a Successful Career. More info about the book is available at: http://bit.ly/13ZiajC This event will take place on Thursday, November 7, … Continue reading →
- Mon, 14 Oct 2013 17:44:55 +0000: Call for Applications: The Annual ACRL/NY Symposium Scholarship -
Application: http://acrlnysymp2013.wordpress.com/scholarship/ Application Deadline: November 1, 2013 Are you pursuing a graduate degree in library and/or information science, with a strong interest in academic librarianship? Interested in joining a vibrant community of practice with academic library colleagues from the New York City region? … Continue reading →