May 19, 2022

New Briefing Document Offers a Concise Overview on Usability and User Experience

Here’s a new briefing document (free) from JISC in the UK that provides a concise overview of usability and user experience.

Although the brief was written for a higher-ed audience we think it will be of value to a wider audience.

What does it provide?

The first section of this briefing outlines what we mean by usability and its relevance to a university’s or college’s success. The second section gives some tips and draws on case studies to help developers who are not usability experts make a start with applying usability principles to the development of technology products and services.

Direct to Briefing: Usability and User Experience

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.