2020 Preliminary Program

The 2020 Designing for Digital Program Committee is excited to announce the Preliminary Program! The full schedule will be announced in early January but here’s a sneak peek of the accepted sessions by track:

Tools & Methods

  • A Web Accessibility Audit is Easier with Teamwork
  • Access Denied: Improving Library Digital Accessibility
  • Affordable, Systematic Space Assessment
  • Build Custom Bootstrap Web Components Instantly with Bootstrapr
  • Coding and Clustering User Research Data
  • How to Create Survey Data Dashboards using Excel
  • Participatory Paper Prototyping: Revealing User Needs and Priorities
  • Practical applications of Zoom as a usability testing tool for libraries
  • Usability Testing Toolkit: Methods, Processes, and Best Practices
  • WCAG (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) in Plain Language

UX in Practice

  • Content strategy in LibGuides: Preliminary results of an international environmental scan
  • Creating a culture of user-centered decision making: A case study
  • Democratizing a web team
  • Extending the Dialog Beyond Austin: Amplifying the Conversation Through Weave’s “Dialog Box”
  • First Three Months On the Job: How to Get Started as a Library UX Researcher With No Prior Library Experience
  • Holistic UX for services: or How I learned to stop worrying and love my robot overlord
  • Improving Library Tutorials: The Multimedia Design Principles
  • In their Own Words: Connecting Faculty Language to Library Resources, Expertise, and Services
  • Let’s Get It Started: Setting up & growing your UX research practice
  • The Negotiation of User Experience: Designer as Middle Man between Research and Development
  • The Role of UX in Fostering a Place for Diversity
  • Understanding Library Metadata for Design & UX
  • Unexpected Benefits Uncovered in a UX Study of a Library Discovery System

Service & Physical Space Design

  • A Wild Ride from Start to Finish: Mapping the Graduate Research Experience
  • Fostering Design Thinking and Belonging in Makerspaces
  • Go UX Yourself: Running a Space Design Workshop for Library Employees
  • One person at a big table: how intentional space configuration can impact space usage
  • The User Journey Through Scholarly Communications: A Service Design Roadmap
  • The Way I See It: Using Go-Pro Cameras to Understand Student Wayfinding Obstacles

Trends, Emerging Issues, and the Future of Design

  • Enabling User-Driven Design through Accessible Design Thinking
  • Environmental Scan: Findings from the University of Minnesota Libraries new Accessibility Steering Committee

Leadership & Organizational Strategies

  • Assessing UX Maturity and Advocating for UX Growth: Tools, Strategies, and Readings for Advancing your UX Practice
  • Building Organizational Competence in UX Design
  • Creating a User-Centered Strategic Plan
  • Extinguishing the Dumpster Fire: Creating a Content Strategy for LibGuides Design
  • Onboarding Colleagues and Students to UX
  • Participating intentionally with content stakeholders: How to build buy-in and ownership over new content
  • Personal README Files: User Manuals for Library Staff
  • UX is a Hammer and Everything is a Nail: Research and Design Techniques for Improving Stuff Throughout Your Organization
  • You Have a UX Team, Now What?: Building Capacity, Direction, and Alignment