May 29, 2022

Issue 2 of Weave: Journal of Library User Experience is Now Available Online

The second issue (Vol 1, No 2) of Weave: Journal of Library User Experience  (an open access, peer-reviewed publication) includes the following articles:

Service Design: An Introduction to a Holistic Assessment Methodology of Library Services
Joe Marquez, Reed College
Annie Downey, Reed College

This paper explores service design as a relevant method for service assessment and creation in a library environment. Service design allows for a holistic and systemic look at the various systems that make a library function. This methodology is a co-creative process conducted with library staff and patrons. By working together, librarians and patrons can create more relevant services or refine current services to be more effective and efficient.

An Internet of Pings: Enhancing the Web User Experience of Physically Present Patrons with Bluetooth Beacons

Mikael Jergefelt
Karolinska Institutet

Even for users who are physically in the library, digital services are important and relevant, but often elusive. Bluetooth beacons provide an affordable and innovative way to improve the physical user experience in your library.

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Weave is published and hosted by Michigan Publishing.

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