Exploring trends, technologies, e-resource management, and digital services in libraries.

About Designing for Digital

Last year, we wanted to try something new at ER&L Conference to address growing interest in new, but related subject area. In 2014, we held our first ever UX Day and separated out User Experience-related conference submissions to be given on this day. For UX Day at ER&L, we invited 8 outside UX designers and thinkers to present on various topics in UX, including prototyping, interaction design and personas.

Designing for Digital, a UX & libraries conferenceFrom UX Day 2014, we learned about the varied needs from beginner to expert. Our vision included more programming over two entire days, including half day workshops and more speakers to address the community needs. We are partnering with several local UX designers and educators to bring new perspectives on online library design. I encourage you to take a few minutes to look at the schedule and impressive presenters.

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So, now, we present, Designing for Digital, a two-day conference packed with intensive, hands-on workshops and informative sessions meant to help educate and expose library and information professionals to colleagues working on user experience, discovery, design and usability projects inside and outside of libraries, drawing expertise from the tech and education communities, as well as from peers. Learn more about the collaborators involved in this exciting new event.

Our goal: Designing for Digital impels information professionals to think differently about designing our digital future and inspires momentum in their institutions as we plan and build the future of libraries on the web.

If you’re interested in adding Designing for Digital to your ER&L registration, you will have access to a special +Designing for Digital rate of $165.

Designing for Digital 2015 co-located with EResources and Libraries