Evidence-based design for discoverability: a case study

Fallas, Andrea Jennifer and Tatham, Suzanne (2017) Evidence-based design for discoverability: a case study. Learned Publishing, 30 (1). pp. 55-64. ISSN 0953-1513

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Key points

Lean methods can give rich insights: Even a few, short sessions with a handful of users can generate useful inputs for a user-centric design process.

Design for beginners: An interface that supports novices will also support experts.

Keep it simple: Focus on functionality that supports core search and discovery tasks.

Popular or high-value features should have prime position and rarely used or low-value features should be hidden or removed.

Visual cues are important for usability, as is balancing the visual space.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: Professional Services > Library
Depositing User: Suzanne Tatham
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2017 11:31
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2017 14:11
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/66710
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