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Monday, April 4


S32-02 - Choosing Our Words Wisely: Writing for Library Websites
Writing on library web interfaces must be succinct and meaningful to users.
This session discusses best practices for writing on library websites to enhance user experience such as:

Applying the principle of “less is more”
Eliminating the need for wordy explanations through sound design choices
Replacing jargon with useful terms

* This short talk is part of session "S32 - Usability"


Jill Locascio

Digital and Technical Services Librarian, SUNY College of Optometry

Monday April 4, 2016 4:35pm - 4:50pm
Room 203


S32-03 - A Donut For Your Thoughts: 5 Minute Usability Testing with Optimal Sort
Editing a website governed by an institution-wide content management system can be difficult, as attempts to gain user feedback on changes are overwhelmed by comments about design features outside of the library's control. Come learn how a free online tool helped one library focus on testing designs they could improve.
* This short talk is part of session "S32 - Usability"

Monday April 4, 2016 4:50pm - 5:05pm
Room 203