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  1. Nobody Puts the User in a Corner

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    So you want your library's Web presence to be more user-focused? Your users will love you, but convincing your coworkers might not be as easy. James Dalton, the scrappy bouncer played by Patrick…

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    • Holistic UX: Harness Your Library's Data Fetish to Solve the Right Problems

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      Libraries have jumped on the User Experience bandwagon of late, rethinking our tools and services with a new focus on patron needs. But we still see things differently than our patrons. Where we see…

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      • Websites are for People

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        Library websites are notoriously hard to use. Librarians and library staff spend much of their time training our patrons to use our online tools, instead of helping to develop deeper skills. While…

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        • Responsive Web Design for Libraries - TLN Tech Forum

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          An introduction to Responsive Web Design with a basic code walkthrough to get you started making your library website responsive.

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          • TLN Technology Forum: Good for Whom? Putting Technology in the Service of People

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            Keynote address at The Library Network's Technology Forum on October 4, 2013 at the Bloomfield Township Public Library. As libraries evolve, technological solutions for many of the problems…

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            • Good for Whom? Putting Technology in the Service of People

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              As libraries evolve, technological solutions for many of the problems librarians face on a daily basis become more and more enticing. While many of the technological wonders do make our work lives…

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              • More Than Usable: Library Services for Humans

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                As Experience designers, we're interested in more than just products, services, and websites. But our toolkit looks remarkably like the toolkit product designers use: design for tasks, hope emotions…

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                • Good for Whom: Harvard Libraries, June 2015

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                  As libraries evolve, technological solutions for many of the problems librarians face on a daily basis become more and more enticing. While many of the technological wonders do make our work lives…

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                  • Ethical UX

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                    The social critic Paul Goodman once wrote that "technology is a branch of moral philosophy, not of science." His point was that decisions on how to shape the world through technology were…

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                    • Everyone is a Distance Learner

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                      More and more essential library services are moving to the web - and yet it is the rare library website that is designed for users who never set foot in the physical library. Despite the current emphasis…

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                      • summon hires

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                      • The Library with a Thousand Databases: Web Scale Discovery and the Hero's Journey

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                        In his book, The Hero with a Thousand Faces, Joseph Campbell laid out a narrative pattern he saw across myths, stories, and religious rituals that he called The Hero's Journey. The hero moved…

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