The Libraries’ latest Strategic Plan places great emphasis on the experience of users of our physical and virtual collections, services and spaces. These include access issues related to physical and virtual library collections, services and spaces. A common point of entry to information in and about the Libraries is our website, which has not undergone a significant redesign since […]
A look at some of the tools and methods the UX Team employs to gather, analyze, and present user feedback. Gathering and Analyzing Data Thousands of students, faculty, staff, and researchers around the world use NYU Libraries’ website daily. Web analytics and electronic surveys enable us to gather significant qualitative and quantitative user data and feedback, […]
We are excited to announce a new addition to the UX department. Maithilee Nargundkar is joining us as a Quantitative User Experience Specialist this fall. Maithilee is currently pursuing her master’s in Social & Consumer Psychology at NYU. With her quantitative analytical experience and psychology training she brings a new perspective and value to […]
We’ve acquired some new databases-take a look:
We’re excited about sharing our UX experiences and thoughts with our readers via the NYU Lib UX blog. We’ll be posting new material regularly, so check back soon!
For the Arabic Collections Online project, we have been working on getting the American University of Beirut (AUB) on board. They will be digitizing a large number of Arabic-language texts and sending the digital files to us in New York. To make this process possible, we purchased a camera for them and trained them on its use. After the training, we had to coordinate the shipment of the camera to Beirut.
Take a look at the new databases and newspapers we acquired in July: