Table of contents: issue45 http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/844/issues/all?article-type=tooled%20up&term=&organisation=&project=&author= 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 Web Focus: Must Email Die? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/web-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue45/web-focus#author1">Brian Kelly</a> recently gave a talk on this subject at the Internet Librarian International 2005 conference. In this article he expands on the talk and revisits the question as to whether email really should disappear.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 id="The_ILI_2005_Conference">The ILI 2005 Conference</h2> <p>The ILI (Internet Librarian International) 2005 Conference [<a href="#1">1</a>], the seventh in the series, was held in the Copthorne Tara Hotel, London over 10-11 September 2005. This conference is aimed at information professionals and librarians who are using, developing and implementing Internet, Intranet and Web-based services in their daily work.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue45/web-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue45 tooled up brian kelly ahds bbc google jisc kings college london microsoft ucisa ukoln university of bath university of edinburgh university of liverpool archives blog flickr higher education html infrastructure instant messaging interoperability intranet licence metadata open source portal rdf rss search technology sms software standards syndication url video web development wiki Sat, 29 Oct 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1195 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk