ERIC Number: EJ444800
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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What Our Screens Should Look Like: An Introduction to Effective OPAC Screens.
Shires, Nancy Lee; Olszak, Lydia P.
RQ, v31 n3 p357-69 Spr 1992
Discusses basic principles of human-computer interface design that will be helpful to librarians involved in designing effective OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog) screens. Highlights include physical features; general principles; menu screens; commands; inquiry screens; messages, including help screens; and organizational considerations, including user involvement. Checklists are provided for these areas. (25 references) (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers; Tests/Questionnaires
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