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User Experience (UX) Problems with Library Websites

Does your library’s website use Library jargon? How about tabs? A recent post by Emily Singley, a Systems Librarian at Harvard University, listed the top 5 problems with library websites. She reviews some recent usability studies that showed, among other things, that students had difficulty understanding the relationship between “articles” and “journals.” Other studies showed “users did not […] [...]

Recommended App: Water Cycle HD

Recently, the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) came out with their 25 Best Apps for Teaching & Learning for 2014.  The apps were chosen because they foster innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration. Water Cycle HD is one of these apps.  The app is very visual and interactive – students can view photographs and […] [...]

ELM Information and Learning Commons

We all know that ELM gives Minnesota residents online access to magazine, journal, newspaper, eBooks, and more! And now with the addition of the LearningExpress Library, users have access to educational and career-focused resources too. Now you can make sure you’re getting everything out of these resources with the ELM Information and Learning Commons. From […] [...]

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