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GRÄNSSNITTET OCH ANVÄNDARNA En undersökning av två gränssnitt mot en bibliotekskatalog.

Ohlsson, Maria (2006)
Division of ALM
Abstract
The scope of this master´s thesis is the issue of usability in relation to interface design,

in particular the interface of a university library´s online public accessed catalogue, or

OPAC. Since the OPAC can be seen as the library´s ?shop window? to the world, it is

of great importance that the interface to the OPAC can be used by patrons with

effectiveness, efficiency and satisfaction.

The master´s thesis is based on a qualitative study performed at Karolinska Institutets

University library, and contains both a usability evaluation and an interview study. Two

interfaces were evaluated: a standard web interface provided by the system supplier, and

an interface developed in-house by Karolinska Institutet´s systems department. The... (More)
The scope of this master´s thesis is the issue of usability in relation to interface design,

in particular the interface of a university library´s online public accessed catalogue, or

OPAC. Since the OPAC can be seen as the library´s ?shop window? to the world, it is

of great importance that the interface to the OPAC can be used by patrons with

effectiveness, efficiency and satisfaction.

The master´s thesis is based on a qualitative study performed at Karolinska Institutets

University library, and contains both a usability evaluation and an interview study. Two

interfaces were evaluated: a standard web interface provided by the system supplier, and

an interface developed in-house by Karolinska Institutet´s systems department. The two

interfaces are both connected to the same online library catalogue, thus making possible

a comparative study. (Less)
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  abstract     = {The scope of this master´s thesis is the issue of usability in relation to interface design,

in particular the interface of a university library´s online public accessed catalogue, or

OPAC. Since the OPAC can be seen as the library´s ?shop window? to the world, it is

of great importance that the interface to the OPAC can be used by patrons with

effectiveness, efficiency and satisfaction.

The master´s thesis is based on a qualitative study performed at Karolinska Institutets

University library, and contains both a usability evaluation and an interview study. Two

interfaces were evaluated: a standard web interface provided by the system supplier, and

an interface developed in-house by Karolinska Institutet´s systems department. The two

interfaces are both connected to the same online library catalogue, thus making possible

a comparative study.},
  author       = {Ohlsson, Maria},
  keyword      = {usability,användbarhet,användbarhetsutvärdering människadatorinteraktion,OPAC,bibliotekssystem,gränssnitt,Documentation, information, library science, archivistics,Arkiv- och bibliotekskunskap, dokumentation,Informatics, systems theory,Informatik, systemteori},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {GRÄNSSNITTET OCH ANVÄNDARNA En undersökning av två gränssnitt mot en bibliotekskatalog.},
  year         = {2006},
}