Learning more about Usability Testing, Updates and New Ideas

Week 4 July 3, 2012 Summary of Today’s Post: – Responses to Andrew’s comment on yesterday’s post – Marketing Update – User Test Update – Some new ideas regarding addition content – ‘To Do’ list post-development of the user test Response to Andrew’s comments to yesterday’s post: No, I have Continue reading Learning more about Usability Testing, Updates and New Ideas

Recruiting for User Tests, Plans for Upcoming Weeks

Week 4 July 2, 2012: Recruiting for user tests, finalizing user test/survey, marketing continues, plans for upcoming weeks Summary of the Post: – Brief anecdote – Recruitment Update/Plan – User testing Update/Plan – Marketing Update – Upcoming Weeks and Phone Call Happy July Everyone! While I’m sure all of you Continue reading Recruiting for User Tests, Plans for Upcoming Weeks

Continuing Evaluation and Marketing Update

Week 3 June 28, 2012: Continuing evaluation of each of the templates for the Earth sciences community, update about outreach to organizations within the community, and discussion of goals/metrics for evaluating the success of marketing efforts Summary of Today’s Post: 1) Evaluated specific DMPtool template 2) Communicated with OBFS 3) Continue reading Continuing Evaluation and Marketing Update

Evaluating the DMPtool, User Tests, DMPtool ‘Kit’ Prototype

Week 2 June 26, 2012: Closely evaluating the content of the tool, drafting the the user test tool,  developing a prototype for the kit Summary of Today’s Post: – Evaluated NOAA template/guide content – Brainstorm user testing tool – Prototype of ‘kit’ In order to be systematic about trying to Continue reading Evaluating the DMPtool, User Tests, DMPtool ‘Kit’ Prototype

Understanding Metadata in the Earth Sciences Community

Week 3 June 25, 2012: Taking a look at metadata standards used by the Earth sciences community towards developing the DMPtool Kit In constructing my DMPtool Kit, I definitely think its important and necessary to have a section about metadata standards that might be good choices for researchers working within Continue reading Understanding Metadata in the Earth Sciences Community

Conference in Croatia, Networking & Next steps

Week 2 June 23, 2012: Conference, Networking, Focusing Introduction and Anecdote This past week I spent in beautiful Zadar,  Croatia at the Libraries in the Digital Age (LIDA) conference.  This was the very first time I presented a paper at a conference– and my talk was very well received!  I Continue reading Conference in Croatia, Networking & Next steps

Face-to-Face Meeting with Mentors and Discussion of Workplan for Summer 2012

Week 1 June 12, 2012: Summer 2012 DataONE internship begins! On June 11, 2012, my mentors, Andrew Sallans and Carly Strasser, and I had our first face-to-face meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico. We discussed the bullet points found below for week 1. My main charge for this first week is Continue reading Face-to-Face Meeting with Mentors and Discussion of Workplan for Summer 2012