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New Technology of Library and Information Service  2007, Vol. 2 Issue (2): 1-6    DOI: 10.11925/infotech.1003-3513.2007.02.01
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Summary of Usability Evaluation of Digital Libraries Abroad
Ma Cuichang
(Library of Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou 510275, China)
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This paper reviews the study of usability evaluation of digital libraries in foreign countries, which includes the theoretical research and practical assessment; then it classifies the focus into interface study, user study, model and structure of usability assessment; at last, it concludes most kinds of methods researchers used in their usability assessments.

Key wordsDigital library      Usability      Evaluation     
Received: 01 November 2006      Published: 25 February 2007


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