Presentation Type

Presentation

Description

Our presentation is about making information gateways easier to use for patrons. We will address three aspects of making searching digital content easier for the user. We will talk about competing with the search engine model, supplementing traditional metadata schemes to make searching better, and developing effective library usability testing.

Conference Track

Other

Start Date

10-2-2012 10:10 AM

End Date

10-2-2012 10:55 AM

Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/19981

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Feb 10th, 10:10 AM Feb 10th, 10:55 AM

More than a Map to Get the Treasure: Strategies for Easing Information Discovery in Digital Collections

Our presentation is about making information gateways easier to use for patrons. We will address three aspects of making searching digital content easier for the user. We will talk about competing with the search engine model, supplementing traditional metadata schemes to make searching better, and developing effective library usability testing.