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Author Vasantha Raju, N. ♦ Harinarayana
Source Inflibnet's Institutional Repository
Content type Text
Publisher INFLIBNET Centre
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science ♦ Library & information sciences
Subject Keyword Library Websites ♦ Library Websites ♦ Usability studies ♦ Web design ♦ Academic libraries
Abstract Web sites have become organizational main door. Today’s digital natives want information to beavailable via World Wide Web. They want the container of the information to be simple and easyto use. Usability studies have been concentrating on developing and design user-centeredwebsites. The location of the library web objects help user to navigate and retrieve informationeasily. The study examined 75 library web sites to identify the location of library web objects (about us, my account, help, link back to home, OPAC, search box and ask a librarian). The study found that “search box” and “link back to home” web objects were located in top left and top right corner of the library websites as same in the case with e-commerce web sites. Thestudy help library web designer to improve the usability of library websites.
ISBN 9789381232002
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article