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ERIC Number: EJ885097
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 24
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1533-2748
How and Why of User Studies: RLG's RedLightGreen as a Case Study
Proffitt, Merrilee
Journal of Archival Organization, v4 n1-2 p87-110 2006
This article documents a lifecycle approach to employing user-centered design, covering both qualitative and quantitative data gathering methods in support of using this approach for product design, usability testing, and market research. The author provides specific case studies of usability studies, focus groups, interviews, ethnographic studies, and web log analysis. The article supplies practical advice and tools for those interested in exploring user-centered design concepts for web-based tools and services in archives, libraries, and museums. (Contains 16 notes and 6 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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