Usability testing, a systematic approach to finding out what parts of a tool or resource are difficult to use, can be particularly useful with digital image systems and other visual resources. This article explains the benefits of observing how patrons use our resources and provides five steps to performing a simple usability test on an image database.
"Usability and Image Resource Interfaces: five steps to plan your own study,"
VRA Bulletin: Vol. 40
, Article 4.
Available at: http://online.vraweb.org/vrab/vol40/iss1/4