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User centred interactive search in the humanities

Claire Warwick, Jon Rimmer, Ann Blandford, George Buchanan
2005 Proceedings of the 5th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries - JCDL '05  
This poster describes research on the needs and behaviours of Humanities users of both digital libraries and more traditional information environments.  ...  PROJECT The User Centred Interactive Search (UCIS) project will study the use of information in context, focusing on Humanities researchers.  ...  Warwick [2] argues that humanities users may find it difficult to adapt search behaviour from a traditional to a digital library setting, and thus become discouraged by failed attempts to locate appropriate  ... 
doi:10.1145/1065385.1065503 dblp:conf/jcdl/WarwickRBB05 fatcat:7t72tspslnccvhnrcfwuoxq6yi

Role of Spacenet in Sharing Digital Resources among ISRO Libraries

A.B.S.V. Prasada Rao, Ashalatha Laxminarsaiah
2009 DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology  
It offers wide range of potential benefits both to libraries and end-users across the ISRO centres in India.  ...  The paper explains how the resources of various ISRO information centres are shared/utilised, digital libraries (DL) built, accessed, and institutional repositories (IRs) organised among the libraries  ...  decades into hybrid libraries with print and digital collection.  ... 
doi:10.14429/djlit.29.262 fatcat:trjva4xx2rfzngjplcvrrqmeae

Design Guidelines and User-Centred Digital Libraries [chapter]

Yin Leng Theng, Elke Duncker, Norliza Mohd-Nasir, George Buchanan, Harold Thimbleby
1999 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Hence, this paper also discusses design guidelines for the design of user-centred digital libraries.  ...  The study provides insights on the usability impact of digital libraries for task completion and end-users' perceived impressions on the effectiveness of the digital libraries.  ...  before they can emerge as principles for design of user-centred digital libraries.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-48155-9_12 fatcat:6rcocxhapvhz3j3okwjojkk2qq

Content-to-Context: A Built-in Culture of Librarianship

H.S. Siddamallaiah
2010 DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology  
The keynote also discusses the integration (within and among) of technology, content, and users.  ...  This keynote covers various aspects of CM in 'science of traditional librarianship', 'digital librarianship' and 'web-based librarianship'.  ...  digital), and 'library as a service centre'.  ... 
doi:10.14429/djlit.30.385 fatcat:bmkvpsipxjhf5hgx6kpbcwn5tq

Digital libraries' support for the user's 'information journey'

Anne Adams, Ann Blandford
2005 Proceedings of the 5th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries - JCDL '05  
The temporal elements of users' information requirements are a continually confounding aspect of digital library design. No sooner have users' needs been identified and supported than they change.  ...  Users are poorly supported in the initiation phase, as they recognize their information needs, especially with regard to resource awareness; in this context, interactive press-alerts are discussed.  ...  Ultimately, digital library designers need to identify not only the temporal aspects of the data stored within digital libraries but also the changing needs of the users interacting with those resources  ... 
doi:10.1145/1065385.1065424 dblp:conf/jcdl/AdamsB05 fatcat:dy45vilej5diros6zmax46nm4e

UCD Approach for the Management of User Services in University Libraries

V. Uma, V.J. Suseela
2015 International Journal of Advanced Library and Information Science  
It discusses traditional methods of user services in libraries and shift to modern user centric services by which users are able access all types of resources online and can even interact with the librarian  ...  The changes of automation, e-publishing and publishers way of delivering online resources with added value services like e-mail alerts, RSS feeds etc. have forced librarians to concentrate on library users  ...  Figure 5 -E-Interaction with the User (modified from E.  ... 
doi:10.23953/cloud.ijalis.255 fatcat:oauqxnpgunbqtdiv4za6jor3sy

Digital library research: current developments and trends

Ali Shiri
2003 Library Review  
metadata; interoperability; standards; knowledge organisation systems; users and usability; legal, organisational, economic, and social issues in digital libraries.  ...  This column gives an overview of current trends in digital library research under the following headings: digital library architecture, systems, tools and technologies; digital content and collections;  ...  The following areas have been the focus of a number of studies: • empirical studies of users interacting with digital libraries; • usability, accessibility and user acceptance of digital libraries; • user-centred  ... 
doi:10.1108/00242530310476689 fatcat:vn4omgh2obfkjpn6ym5fnlegwm

HDL 2005 - the 3rd Healthcare Digital Libraries Workshop

Patty Kostkova, Anne Adams
2005 D-Lib Magazine  
Anne Adams UCLIC, University College London Interaction Centre, London <> The 3 rd Healthcare Digital Libraries Workshop, held in conjunction with the 9th European Conference on Research  ...  Near the conclusion of HDL, a discussion was led by Mick Khoo (UCAR) about the interesting convergence of both technical and user-centred perspectives on health digital libraries revealed in the HDL '05  ... 
doi:10.1045/november2005-adams fatcat:rfle5h6hlzegjg3tbc5m2yb2ge

Page 50 of Library & Information Science Abstracts Vol. , Issue 5 [page]

1993 Library & Information Science Abstracts  
Digital Video Interactive see DVI Directors of libraries see Chief librarians Disabled see Physically handicapped Disadvantaged Users - Community information services 3040 Disaster prevention Libraries  ...  Computerized information work 3019 Reformulation - Search strategies - Online information retrieval 3123 Experts Comparison with - Novices - Search strategies - Online information retrieval 3139-40 LIBRARY  ... 

Digital Libraries in Academia: Challenges and Changes [chapter]

Anne Adams, Ann Blandford
2002 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Although web accessible digital libraries (DLs) have greatly increased potential information accessibility within academia, the use of these resources varies widely across disciplines.  ...  In-depth interviews and focus groups with 25 lecturers and librarians were conducted, and analysed using the grounded theory method.  ...  There is also a need to strongly supporting training for some lecturers with a supportive and non-judgemental approach [1, 2] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-36227-4_44 fatcat:a2u6ougtsjcbvczou6sazsulcm

Digital Libraries in the Context of Users' Broader Activities

Ann Blandford, Jeremy Gow
2006 D-Lib Magazine  
This JCDL workshop brought together researchers with an interest in designing digital libraries, and those who study information seeking and use in context, to exchange ideas and insights, and create new  ...  Surprisingly little of the work on understanding information seeking and the design of digital libraries has taken much account of the background of the users or the context within which they are working  ...  The morning session concluded with Anatoliy Gruzd's work on combining searching and writing tools within the context of digital libraries.  ... 
doi:10.1045/july2006-blandford fatcat:nihfkfobw5byzjuyz2efadq47e

Customised Web-based Services at SERC Library with Special Reference to Alert Services

A. Hariharan, Chitra M Hariharan, M. Mymoon
2007 DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology  
The primary aim of any library is to provide timely and quality services to its users.  ...  Libraries are now providing customised web-based services at the users' desktops.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors wish to thank the Director, SERC for his consent to publish this paper and also the Chairman, Library Committee for his constant encouragement. BIBLIOGRAPHY  ... 
doi:10.14429/djlit.27.3.134 fatcat:jbjgznsgmjcoznqltacciuee4i

Virtual and non-virtual realities: the changing roles of libraries and librarians

Alex C. Klugkist
2001 Learned Publishing  
place and place of scholarly interaction, but also as a place where students and other users are provided with modern study facilities and adequate user support; (4) a collection centre of printed material  ...  In trying to give an answer to this pressing question we do not deal with utopian libraries of the next century, but with the library and the librarian of the next decade.  ...  place and place of scholarly interaction, but also as a place where students and other users are provided with modern study facilities and adequate user support; (4) a collection centre of printed material  ... 
doi:10.1087/095315101750240458 fatcat:3seqknkaejfl3cvzzxyukx4w7a

Page 68 of Library & Information Science Abstracts Vol. , Issue 4 [page]

1990 Library & Information Science Abstracts  
centres Instructions in use Libraries and library materials See Use instructions: Libraries and library materials Integrated Services Digital Network Comparison with Packet switching: Telecommunications  ...  freedom Related headings: Censored materials Inter-personal communication Staff-User interaction See Staff-User interaction Interactive videotex 2385 Interface User-System: CD-ROMs: Computerised information  ... 

Claims Analysis "In the Wild:" A Case Study on Digital Library Development

Ann Blandford, Suzette Keith, Bob Fields
2006 International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction  
The work has highlighted a tension between user-centred and function-oriented design approaches, and differences in values and perspectives between the human factors specialists and traditional developers  ...  The project investigated the use of Claims Analysis as a method for assessing the effects of design decisions on users' experience.  ...  The first is that information needs are not always well defined, and that the user of a digital library may need to interact with the library over an extended period of time to find out what is available  ... 
doi:10.1207/s15327590ijhc2102_5 fatcat:ndbhm7cqzrek7f5drp6juzodtm
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