This essay focuses on the library homepage navigation. Both usability studies reveal challenges with finding journal titles and journal articles.
Argument of one position (just or unjust), including 2 primary sources, 2 scholarly articles, 1 scholarly website. And at least one more of the previous totaling at least 6 but no more than 8 sources altogether. MLA.
Challenges include choosing the best tools, using terms that make sense, and guiding the user through the process. In addition, the continue development of Google Scholar raises. The question of whether it could become a better tool for finding a full-text article than link resolver software or journal portals. To study these issues, researchers at James Madison University analyze results from two usability tests.
One usability test focused on the library homepage navigation and had two tasks related to finding articles by citation and journals by title. The other test asked participants to find citations in three web interfaces: the library’s journal portal, Google Scholar, and the library’s link resolver form. Both usability studies reveal challenges with finding journal titles and journal articles.
More effective user performance and user satisfaction than either the journal portal or the link resolver form. Base on the findings from the two usability studies,. Specific changes were made to the library webpages and to several library systems, including the catalog and link resolver form.
Reference & User Services Quarterly (RUSQ) is the official journal of the. Reference and User Services Association of the American Library Association. The purpose of RUSQ is to disseminate information of interest to reference librarians, information specialists.
And other professionals involved in user-oriented library services. The scope of the journal includes all aspects of library service to adults. And reference service and collection development at every level and for all types of libraries.
The American Library Association (ALA) is the oldest and largest library association in the world. Found on October 6, 1876 during the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia. The mission of ALA is “to provide leadership for the development, promotion and improvement. Library and information services and the profession of librarianship. In order to enhance learning and ensure access to information for all.”