UX & Digital Collections

$175.00

Credits: 1.5 CEUs or 15 PDHs

This course will instruct students on quality UX and UI practices in their creation and web presentation of digital collections. Crafting thoughtful UX procedures, students will have the opportunity to evaluate their own UX needs in this course, while learning how to operationalize reverse category tests and focus groups that give them much needed user data on their digital products. After covering user needs and expectations, the course will then include a section on digital collections and exhibits planning, including the creation of UI wireframes and mockups for web developers to utilize.

Clear

Course Information

Session

Credits

1.5 CEUs or 15 PDHs

Course Description

This course will instruct students on quality UX and UI practices in their creation and web presentation of digital collections. Crafting thoughtful UX procedures, students will have the opportunity to evaluate their own UX needs in this course, while learning how to operationalize reverse category tests and focus groups that give them much needed user data on their digital products. After covering user needs and expectations, the course will then include a section on digital collections and exhibits planning, including the creation of UI wireframes and mockups for web developers to utilize.

Course goals:

  • Discussing best practices in digital collections
  • Selecting the right content management system
  • Designing your user interface with user experience principles in mind
  • Learning front-end design tenets & ensuring web accessibility

Mēgan A. Oliver

Mēgan A. Oliver Mēgan A. Oliver is a three-time graduate of the University of South Florida (Master of Science in Library in Information Science; Bachelor of Arts in English Literature; Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology). After graduating from USF in 2011, Mēgan has worked as the Assistant Librarian at Florida State University’s Ringling Museum Library and as the Digital Collections Curator at State University of New York’s Purchase College. She currently works as the Digital Collections Librarian at the University of South Carolina (UofSC) Libraries; as an adjunct at the School of Library and Information Science at the UofSC; and as an adjunct at the iSchool, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Her research interests are ethics in informatics and labor practice, the creation of sustainable digital products and services, and UX research in digital librarianship.

Special Session

Please contact us to arrange a special session of this class for a group of seven or more, with a negotiable discount, or to be notified when it is next scheduled.

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “UX & Digital Collections”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.