37th Allerton Institute 1995


Graduate School of Library and Information Science
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


How We Do User-Centered Design and
Evaluation of Digital Libraries:
A Methodological Forum


This conference was sponsored by the National Science Foundation [NSF]

Introduction, Ann P. Bishop
Session 1 - Migrating Foundational Study Approaches to the Virtual Environment
Special Presentation: Findings from Digital Library Studies
Annelise Mark Petjersen, Designing for Retrieval in Library Collections: Lessons from Book House
Michael Twidale, How to Study and Design for Collaborative Browsing in the Digital Library
Session 2 - Co-Design in Digital Libraries
Session 3 - Work Practice and Institutional Change
Session 4 - Electronic Information Seeking and Use
Special Presenation: Social and Organization Issues in Classification (notes only) - S. Leigh Star and Geof Bowker
Session 5 - Users, Diversity, and Change
Session 6 - Wrap-up

List of Participants


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