The LibGuides Subcommittee conducted a qualitative user study of the DePaul University Library’s Research Guides during the Fall 2013 quarter. This exempt study received approval from the Institutional Review Board and included 15 participants from different age ranges and student roles within the university. This user study investigated how users actually perceive, navigate through, and use these guides. The results of the user study will help us determine better ways to meet student needs through further development of the research guides.
Alverson, Jessica; LeFager, James; Brunskill, Amelia; and Schwartz, Jennifer. (2014) DePaul University Library Research Guides User Study.