LIS News – UX Design / UI Development

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  8 Tips For Writing A Smarter Usability Test Script They say write what you know, so as it was for my latest Usability Geek piece, this week I am writing about … writing. However, while last week’s article focused on UX writing, this one concerns itself with a different kind of scribing: a usability test script. The foundation of … Source: Usability GeekPublished on 2019-03-20By Sean McGowan 5 Articles to Read Today to Be a Better UX Designer Pleasure, … Read More

LIS News – Books / Reading

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  A Poet Remembers Her Impulsive Trip Into a Civil War In her new memoir, Carolyn Forché tells the story of how a stranger’s suggestion that she visit El Salvador in the late 1970s changed the course of her art and her life. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-03-20 A Comic Book Publisher Creates Its Own Origin Story A new publisher, AWA, will have a connected superhero universe as well as stand-alone comics. … Source: The … Read More

LIS News – Library Technology

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  DuraSpace News: DuraSpace-euroCRIS Joint Pre-conference Workshop at OR2019 DuraSpace and euroCRIS will co-host a one-day workshop to focus on interoperability and integrations between repositories and CRIS platforms during the Open Repository 2019 Conference in Hamburg, Germany – on Monday, June 10th, 2019. In February 2017 DuraSpace and euroCRIS signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the intent of … Source: Code4libPublished on 2019-03-20By Carol Minton Morris David Rosenthal: Compression vs. Preservation An archive is in a hardware refresh cycle and … Read More

LIS News – Books / Reading

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  Houston Public Library Discontinues Drag Queen Story Time After a long and disheartening saga, Houston Public Library has determined to discontinue drag queen story time for the foreseeable future. The program, which began in September 2017, aimed to introduce children to a spectrum of individuals and gender expression in the context of library story times. While the attendance … Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-03-20By Abby Hargreaves How to Read Several Books at Once Okay, if you clicked on this … Read More

LIS News – Makerspaces

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  App Survey response or, “Why I don’t focus on “educational” apps”  Thanks to everyone who participated in the my survey about the app recommendation services that we offer at Madison Public Library. I was honored and humbled to see that many of the participants are children’s librarians from across the country!One of the questions that several people asked was why I … Source: Library MakersPublished on 2019-03-19By Library Makers Meet NVIDIA Jetson! The AI revolution is transforming industries, and … Read More

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