Designing the future of libraries


The Designing for Digital Conference tracks are maintained by our Planning Committee. The program will incorporate these tracks and subtopics and related areas of interest.

Tools & Methods

This track includes tools, techniques, and issues relevant to conducting user research, testing for usability and accessibility, or managing design and assessment projects.

View the Tools & Methods presentations at D4D 2023

UX in Practice

This track includes content strategy, design thinking, best practices, case studies, works in progress, and project management.

View the UX in Practice presentations at D4D 2023.

Service & Physical Space Design

This track includes holistic approaches to design in libraries, physical design ideas, design work, and strategy.

View the Service & Physical Space Design presentations at D4D 2023.

Trends, Emerging Issues, and the Future of Design

This track includes research, thought pieces, and trends analysis of what’s coming, what is happening in other industries, and new ways to think about design work.

View the Trends, Emerging Issues, and the Future of Design presentations at D4D 2023.

Leadership & Organizational Strategies

This track includes leading a UX/creative team, providing design leadership to an organization, making the case for design within organizations, staff development and training, and selling and gaining approval for ideas.

View the Leadership & Organizational Strategies presentations at D4D 2023.