SJSU SLIS LIBR 287 Library User Experience Summer 2013

Lecturer Aaron Schmidt

Books

  • Krug, S. (2005). Don’t Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability (2nd ed.). Indianapolis: New Riders Press.
  • Merholz, P., Wilkens, T., Schauer, B., & Verba, D. (2008). Subject to change. Sebastopol, CA: O’Reilly Media.
  • Redish, J. (2007). Letting go of the words: Writing web content that works. San Francisco, CA: Morgan Kaufmann.
  • Williams, R. (2003). The non-designer’s design book. Berkeley, CA: Peachpit Press.

Schedule

  • Week 1: June 3 – 9
    Intro to class & UX

— Library Website UX —

  • Week 2: June 10 − 16
    Intro to library website UX
  • Week 3: June 17 − 23
    Usability testing
  • Week 4: June 24 −30
    Writing for the web
    Content strategy

— Library Building UX —

  • Week 5: July 1 −7
    Intro to library in-person UX
  • Week 6: July 8 −14
    User interviews and personas
  • Week 7: July 15 − 21
    UX techniques
  • Week 8: July 22 − 28
    UX techniques continued
  • Week 9: July 29 − 4
    Graphic design and signage
  • Week 10: August 5 − 8
    UX for innovation
    Wrap-up