Overview of content related to 'accessibility' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/127/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=michael%20boock&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Improving DSpace@OSU With a Usability Study of the ET/D Submission Process http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/boock <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue45/boock#author1">Michael Boock</a> discusses the ease and usefulness of conducting a usability study and provides an example of usability testing at Oregon State University undertaken to improve the DSpace ET/D submission process.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Can a student find relevant research articles from your library Web pages efficiently? Do faculty effortlessly locate the full text of articles from a licensed database? You can answer these questions and dozens more by conducting a usability study. It can be as simple and painless as gathering students in a room together, asking them to do something and analysing their behaviour.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/boock" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue45 tooled up michael boock oregon state university accessibility authentication browser database dspace electronic theses licence metadata passwords research software url usability Sat, 29 Oct 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1194 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk