Usability Evaluation of Digital Library

  title={Usability Evaluation of Digital Library},
  author={Judy Jeng},
  booktitle={Handbook of Research on Digital Libraries},
  • Judy Jeng
  • Published 2009 in Handbook of Research on Digital Libraries
This chapter introduces the concept of usability and provides examples of how usability has been used in digital library evaluations. Usability is a user-centered evaluation and has a theoretical base in human-computer interaction. The most concise definition of usability is “fit for use.” The dimensions of usability may also include usefulness, usableness, ease of use, effectiveness, efficiency, satisfaction, learnability, memorability, and error tolerant. The common methods of usability… CONTINUE READING