Video Conferencing Software for User Testing

LibUX reviews GoToMeeting and WebEx as tools for user testing.   Is a product that is functional a good product? Most of us have encountered products that do the job but are cumbersome to use.  User experience (UX) research aims to understand if a product is usable, but also whether the process was engaging and enjoyable. […]

New books on Ancient World Digital Library

Now that the new Ancient World Digital Library site is live, we are working to add new content as quickly as ISAW is delivering it to us. The latest effort along those lines is a series of books from the American Society of Papyrologists.  Please read ISAW’s description of this important collection. We’ll be adding more books from this provider, along with other collections, on a regular basis.

Overview: Library Web Redesign

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 […]

Gathering and Interpreting User Feedback: NYU Libraries’ Website Redesign

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, […]

Meet & Greet: Maithilee Nargundkar

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 […]