Getting Started with Library UX- Assessing & Improving Your Library (60 min)

Apr 27, 2016 02:00pm -
Apr 27, 2016 03:00pm

Event Description

This Webinar will be held on Wednesday, April 27,  2016


By designing your library with the user experience in mind, you have the potential to deepen the connection your library has with its community, and make your library a place that people love to use. This workshop will cover foundational UX theory and will also be a practical guide to assessing and improving all sorts of touch points in your library.


Presented by: Aaron Schmidt


In the past fifteen years Aaron Schmidt has been a circulation clerk, reference librarian, and library director. Currently he is the principal of Influx Library User Experience Consulting, is a lecturer at the San Jose School of Library and Information Science, and writes a column called "The User Experience for Library Journal.

Current projects include a UX guided overhaul of the Chapel Hill Public Library and coaching 10 libraries in Florida through UX improvement projects . Schmidt serves on the editorial board for Weave: the Journal of Library User Experience, and he coauthored the book "Useful, Usable and Desirable," a guide to applying UX to libraries. He has presented internationally on the topic of library innovation and design.



Staff from Florida libraries may register for this workshop at no charge. Priority will be given to SEFLIN members.

Event Type:Training
Early registration ends on Mar 16, 2016.
Regular registration starts on Mar 17, 2016 and ends on Apr 26, 2016.
Late registration starts on Apr 27, 2016.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)