Mount Holyoke College students and patrons of the library were asked to view a paper mockup of a web interface showing search results. In the sidebar, a “Search within these results” box was available along with additional filters. Students were asked if they would use this feature to add additional criteria to their search.
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For our second design iteration of LibGuides subject guides, we performed user experience activities to gather input from students. We did a small amount of moderated usability testing, asking students to perform certain tasks using the guides and self-narrate as they did so. Continue reading “2012 LibGuides Redesign at MHC”