Tag: usability

Using eye-tracking to improve the Met’s interactive digital features

This eye-tracking usability study evaluated two aspects of the Met’s website that present content is markedly different ways: the interactive Close Look articles and the digital collection experience. As a result, we identified key findings and developed design recommendations which we ultimately presented to the Met’s digital product team.

A Usability Study of the MCN Members Portal

In this usability study, we sought to determine how well members of the Museum Computer Network (MCN) use the membership portal to gather professional information, connect with other members, and navigate through their accounts.

Cooper Hewitt: Mobile Website Eye-Tracking Usability Study

We wanted to understand how Cooper Hewitt museum’s website visitors view the visual hierarchy of the Design Topics and Emerging Designer pages while browsing content on mobile devices. We conducted an eye-tracking usability study with 8 participants and made recommendations to clarify some of the website language and make the site more mobile-friendly.

Pratt Institute Library Website Discovery Service Dashboard Analysis

“The Pratt Institute Libraries mission is to provide outstanding service and access to a resource-rich environment that facilitates critical thinking and creative teaching and learning in the Pratt…

Usability Testing of Medieval Londoners Website

Medieval Londoners website is dedicated to medieval London and its inhabitants. Website content includes various resources to study the history of medieval London and Londoners such as chronicles,…

Improving the user experience for the Pratt Libraries’ website

Pratt Libraries has been collaborating with students in three courses at the SI to improve the user experience of their website. We will have presentations from each student project followed by a discussion/Q&A. We will talk about the different methods and lessons learned from each project. Nick Dease, Digital Learning Librarian, will also be part of the discussion.

Usability Test of Bronxville Public Library

This project evaluates the experiences of users navigating the official website of the Bronxville Public Library. A user testing study was developed and administered by four usability researchers to gather both quantitative and qualitative data and assess the experiential issues of website users.

Evaluating the User Experience of Brooklyn Visual Heritage

Working with Prof. Craig MacDonald, seven SILS students designed and conducted a user experience evaluation of the Brooklyn Visual Heritage website, presenting actionable suggestions to improve the site’s usability to the Project CHART team in April.