Tag Archives: jiscUX; usability; learnability

Digital Library User Experience – A video from the future!

I was asked to present a short ‘provocation’ on the topic of the Digital User Experience for the SCONUL winter conference 2012, and the impact this will have on the future of library skills. The strangest thing happened on the way to the conference… A stranger appeared as if from nowhere and presented me with a … Read more

Putting the User at the Heart of Education

This is an update on a recent Usability workshop held by Ben Showers and Torsten Reimer as part of their work on the Usability and Adaptability of User-Interfaces. Background As universities and academic institutions increase the focus and investment on improving the ‘student experience’, so the ‘user’ needs to find their way into the heart … Read more

Usability Workshop – Emerging Themes from jiscUX

The following blog post is a brief report from a recent usability workshop held in central London.  Programme managers Ben Showers and Torsten Reimer describe some of the themes that emerged from the day. The Usability and Learnability programme recently held a small workshop in central London where the 12 projects making up the programme … Read more

jiscUX: Usability and ‘Learnability’ projects funded

JISC has recently funded a number of projects as part of the grant funding call 01/11: Digital infrastructure: Embedding usability & improving the uptake of resources & tools. Most projects have just started, and over the next few weeks they will begin publishing their project plans and initial blog posts. The support project at Southampton … Read more