Mobile technologies in libraries : information sharing event

Today I gave a talk at the Mobile technologies in libraries : information sharing event on “Creating a separate mobile library gateway with a framework called iUI – and why I wouldn’t do it again” (which I attempted to acronymise as “CASMLGWAFCiUIAWIWDIA”, but I don’t think it caught on). As promised, the slides and the […]

Where are the beautifully designed interfaces?

I recently tweeted (rather inelegantly over two separate, tweets,) that; using web-scale discovery means a move away from interfaces designed by and for librarians… …to a model of beautifully designed screens that will create simple user interactions Matthew Reidsma replied asking the very pertinent question: “Where are these beautifully designed web-scale discovery UIs?” I was being […]