Identifying the location of web objects: A study of library web sites

Harinarayana, N. S. and Vasantha Raju, N. (2011) Identifying the location of web objects: A study of library web sites. In: 8th International Convention CALIBER-2011: Convention on Automation of Libraries in Education and Research Institutions.

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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.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Information and Library Network Centre, Ahmedabad; Goa University, Goa
Subjects: K Library and Information Science > Library and Information Science
Divisions: Department of > Library and Information Science
Depositing User: Arshiya Kousar Library Assistant
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2019 05:26
Last Modified: 17 Jul 2019 05:26

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