CDLINFO News: User Experience Design

UC HathiTrust Update

By Heather Christenson, CDL Mass Digitization Project Manager and HathiTrust Project Manager While some may have been enjoying the lazy days of summer, the HathiTrust has experienced a whirlwind of … More


NGM Pilot Usability Results: What do our users say (and do)?

May 3, 2010  |  Category:  Melvyl,Newsletter,User Experience Design  |  Author: 

By Ellen Meltzer, Information Services Manager Interested in how finding out how our users stumble or succeed in navigating the Next Generation Melvyl Pilot?  Take a look at the just-released … More

CDL to Investigate Mobile Device Use

April 28, 2010  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,User Experience Design  |  Author: 

By Rachael Hu, User Experience Design Manager CDL is beginning a formal exploration and investigation into mobile device use on the UC campuses and how that impacts our services. We … More


E-books: Understanding the Basics

June 24, 2009  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News,User Experience Design  |  Author: 

Jane Lee, CDL Assessment Analyst, recently wrote an article on understanding the basics of e-books.

Craig Thompson joins CDL’s Web Production Team

December 4, 2008  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News,User Experience Design  |  Author: 

CDL is pleased to announce that Craig Thompson has accepted the position of Web Producer on the CDL Web Production team.

Take part in the CDL website redesign! Share your thoughts through our short survey!

July 28, 2008  |  Category:  Newsletter,User Experience Design  |  Author: 

How are you using CDL’s website? Does CDL’s website help you do your work? What can the website do better? We want to know!

Ever wonder what your users are up to? So do we!

April 24, 2008  |  Category:  Newsletter,User Experience Design  |  Author: 

Want to chat about users and usability? Contact CDL staff.

CDL Survey Software License to Expire – Campus Action May Be Required

August 8, 2007  |  Category:  Newsletter,User Experience Design  |  Author: 

CDL’s license to the Websurveyor survey software expires on Oct. 1, 2007 and will not be renewed. The UC campuses currently running surveys will need to complete or migrate their surveys to new software by September 15, 2007.

CDL recruiting for User Experience Design Manager

June 7, 2007  |  Category:  Newsletter,User Experience Design  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library (CDL) invites applications for the position of User Experience Design Manager.

Melvyl Accessibility Testing

June 6, 2007  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter,User Experience Design  |  Author: 

As part of our quality assurance process in the upgrade of Melvyl from ALEPH v.15 to ALEPH v.16, CDL requested the UCLA’s Disabilities and Computing Program to provide an accessibility audit of the Melvyl site. Many aspects of the Request site were also included in the review. The final report is now available.