Usability testing for greater impact: A primo case study

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Abstract

This case study focuses on a usability test conducted by four librarians at Texas Tech University (TTU). Eight students were asked to complete a series of tasks using OneSearch, the TTU Libraries' implementation of the Primo discovery tool. Based on the test, the team identified three major usability problems, as well as potential solutions. These problems typify the difficulties patrons face while using library search tools, but they have a variety of simple solutions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)57-66
Number of pages10
JournalInformation Technology and Libraries
Volume33
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2014

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