Join us! ACRL/NY User Experience Discussion Group- Virtual Fall 2023 meeting


The New York Metropolitan Chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL/NY) invites you :

ACRL/NY User Experience (UX) Discussion Group:

Fall 2023 virtual meeting (via Zoom)

Tues Nov 14, 2023- 10am-11:30am

Pre-register here:

Please join us for our Fall 2023 virtual meeting where we will be discussing the topic of empathy and UX design.

Suggested preliminary readings:

Li, J., & Hölttä-Otto, K. (2020). The Influence of Designers’ Cultural Differences on the Empathic Accuracy of User Understanding. Design Journal23(5), 779–796.

Almeida, N., & Tidal, J. (2022). Library Wayfinding and ESOL Students: Communication Challenges and Empathy-Based Intervention. Portal22(2), 453-474.

VanScoy, A. (2021). Using Q methodology to understand conflicting conceptualizations of reference and information service. Library and Information Science Research43(3). 1-10.

Below is a short questionnaire so we can collect suggestions from those who cannot attend the Zoom meeting.

ACRL/NY meetings are a member benefit. If you are unsure of your membership status, please contact Werner Sbaschnik, membership secretary, at

Membership is from January through December and is very affordable. Please consider joining at

Please note that ACRL National membership is separate from ACRL/NY membership.

All ACRL/NY events, programs, and discussion groups are guided by our Code of Conduct.

For more information, please see

Please reach out if you have any questions!

Thank you,

Mark Aaron Polger and Jane Suda, co-chairs
ACRL/NY User Experience Discussion Group