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Speaking on the Record: Combining Interviews with Search Log Analysis in User Research

Speaking on the Record: Combining Interviews with Search Log Analysis in User Research

By Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Brittany Brannon, Christopher Cyr, Peggy Gallagher

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
Melbourne, Australia

OCLC Research presents a novel user research methodology that combines log analysis with semi-structured interviews to determine how library users navigate the path from discovery to access. Indications are, “The methodology used for this study also could be extended beyond discovery systems. Other computerized activities that leave digital traces could be studied using interview protocols based on log analysis.”

File: pptx, 8.6MB   Topics: User Research, Research Methods

New ways of seeing: Understanding individuals on their terms

New Ways of Seeing: Understanding Individuals on their Terms

By Lynn Silipigni Connaway

ALIA Information Online
Sydney (Australia)

This presentation provides a deep delve into information behavior research methods, qualitative research, and ethnographic data collection tools and methods.

File: pptx, 9.5MB   Topics: Research Methods, User Research

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Research Methods in Information Behavior Studies

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Research Methods in Information Behavior Studies

By Lynn Silipigni Connaway

ISIC 2018, The Information Behaviour Conference
Kraków (Poland)

This presentation details research methods, and data collection and data analysis tools and methods used in library and information schools over the years for information behavior studies, as well as challenges and opportunities.

File: pptx, 22.1MB   Topics: User Research, Research Methods