Research Results: Special Collections Request System (Aeon)

UX-4614, Perform Usability Testing on Special Collections Request System (Aeon) Purpose: Assess usability and clarity of request process and dashboard Stakeholders: Special Collections Library users and staff Testing dates: 4/24/19-4/29/19 Participants: 1 non-UVA user (from Monticello); 1 UVA staff; 2 … Continue reading

Research Results: Improve Content on Graduate Student Services page

UX-2985, Improve Content on Graduate Student Services page Objectives Evaluate category headings for clarity, accuracy, completeness Confirm understanding of breadcrumb navigation Assess if CTA (call to action) areas work as expected Explore likes/dislikes about descriptions, icons, boxes, design, wording Gain … Continue reading

Research Results: Library staff directory redesign

UX-3822, Redesign staff profile page template Purpose: Assess usability and clarity of redesigned staff directory with profile pages Stakeholders: users and staff Testing date: 8/31/18 Participants: 5 UVA undergraduates Methodology: “Guerrilla” testing, in which UX staff, some in tyrannosaurus Rex costume, invite … Continue reading

Research Results: Testing Robertson Media Center and equipment checkout webpages

UX-3833, Guerrilla test Robertson Media Center pages and equipment request process Purpose: Assess usability and clarity of new RMc pages and equipment checkout pages Stakeholders: users and staff Testing date: 8/31/18 Participants: 5 UVA students Methodology: “Guerrilla” testing, in which UX staff, … Continue reading

Research Results: Perform and assess a guerrilla test on new home page

Project Details User Experience Project ID: UX-1372, Perform and assess a guerrilla test Purpose: Assess usability of the new home page design Stakeholders: UX team Test date: 8/25/16 Test participants: 5 undergraduates 1 faculty Methodology: “Guerrilla” testing, in which we approached students entering … Continue reading

Research Results: Dataset Deposit and Search in Libra

User Experience Project ID: UX-514 and UX-570, Complete user testing and analysis for Dataverse Deposit and Search functions in Libra, the online archive for University of Virginia scholarship Purpose: Assess usability and clarity of the data deposit process and search function in … Continue reading