Simmons GSLIS Usability Lab and The Student Chapter of Special Library Association are pleased to announce the 2011 World Usability Day Celebration Event. The event will feature presentations/demonstrations by two teams about their systems: (1) NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, and (2) ShelfLife via DPLA from the Harvard Library Innovation Laboratory. Informal usability assessments will be performed, and feedback will be gathered with regard to the interface design and functionality. A light breakfast will be provided.
WHAT: World Usability Day with the Harvard ADS Lab & Harvard Library Innovation Laboratory
WHO: Jay Luker, IT Specialist for ADS and Kim Dulin, Co-Director of Harvard Library Innovation Laboratory
WHEN: Thursday, November 10, 2011, 8:30am - 12:00pm
WHERE: Linda J. Paresky Conference Center (Main College Building, 3rd floor)
- 8:30-9:00 Welcome and introductions, networking and breakfast
- 9:00-10:30 Jay Luker, Harvard/NASA ADS, http://labs.adsabs.harvard.edu/ui/
- 10:30-12:00 Kim Dulin, Harvard Law Library, ShelfLife via DPLA: http://www.librarylab.law.harvard.edu/dpla/demo
- 12:00 Wrap up and conclusion
The event is free and open to the Simmons community. It is organized by the Simmons GSLIS Usability Lab and sponsored by the Special Library Association Student Chapter at Simmons.