[webdev] Web Design Update: March 29, 2018

 

Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2018 06:37:38 -0500
From: Laura Carlson <lcarlson@d.umn.edu>
To: webdev <webdev@d.umn.edu>
Subject: [webdev] Web Design Update: March 29, 2018

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+++ WEB DESIGN UPDATE.

– Volume 16, Issue 40, March 29, 2018.

An email newsletter to distribute news and information about web
design and development.

++ISSUE 40 CONTENTS.

SECTION ONE: New references.

What’s new at the Web Design Reference site?

http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/

New links in these categories:

01: ACCESSIBILITY.

02: CASCADING STYLE SHEETS.

03: COLOR.

04: EVALUATION & TESTING.

05: EVENTS.

06: HTML.

07: INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE.

08: MISCELLANEOUS.

09: USABILITY.

SECTION TWO:

10: What Can You Find at the Web Design Reference Site?

[Contents ends.]

++ SECTION ONE: New references.

+01: ACCESSIBILITY.

Verified Accessibility Samples (Va11yS)

By International Business Machines (IBM).

“Explore the repository of working accessibility code samples and design patterns that can be implemented directly into your design and development…”

https://www-03.ibm.com/able/va11ys.html

Three Developer Behaviors to Eliminate 85 Percent of Accessibility Defects

By Sean Kelly and Thomas F. Dinkel.

Sean and Thomas’ CSUN presentation slides.

https://www.slideshare.net/seankelly612/three-developer-behaviors-to- eliminate-85-percent-of-accessibility-defects-91706469

Accessibility Heuristics for Designers (PDF)

By Caitlin Geier and Denis Boudreau.

“10 general rules of thumb for accessible design…”

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1QkURByXUk4NOtl7jw6VtyCUi4_JjlP6d/edit

Survey of Web Accessibility Practitioners #2

By WebAIM.

“The following survey is a follow-up to a previous Survey of Web Accessibility Practitioners conducted July 2014…”

https://webaim.org/projects/practitionersurvey2/

Potholes of Discrimination: A Post-CSUN Legal Update Wrap-Up

By Lainey Feingold.

“…This is a post about what the law is saying about web accessibility…”

http://www.lflegal.com/2018/03/csun18-follow-up/

Making Bulb Accessible – Introducing the New Bulb Site

By Heydon Pickering.

“At the end of last year, Bulb pledged to significantly improve the accessibility of the site…”

https://bulb.co.uk/blog/making-bulb-accessible-introducing-the-new-bulb-site

CSUN 2018 Presentation Links

By Christopher Phillips.

A crowdsourced list of CSUN presentation presentations from last week’s conference.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ 1NtrU3K_f1vlfjGTnkFJeSja7_xdI9T8rWAgFz5Y-1w0/edit#gid=0

No Relief in Sight from Website Accessibility Lawsuits

By Matthew P. Horvitz and Andrew J. Ferren.

“…a proactive approach to accessibility should help businesses reduce the risk of being targeted by a lawsuit.”

https://www.retaillawadvisor.com/2018/03/21/ no-relief-in-sight-from-website-accessibility-lawsuits/

The Growing Emphasis on Accessibility and Inclusive User Experience

By Kim Krause Berg.

“There is growing interest in web accessibility around the world, with more companies seeking to make their web properties inclusive and user friendly for all people.…”

https://searchnewscentral.com/blog/2018/03/28/ the-growing-emphasis-on-accessibility-and-inclusive-user-experience/

N.Y. Lawyers Sue 40-plus Companies on Behalf of Blind Man in a Month

By Justin Stoltzfus.

“A class action lawsuit on behalf of Queens, N.Y., resident Eugene Duncan and other visually impaired plaintiffs against Popular North America Inc. is one of 43 recent Americans with Disabilities Act cases filed on his behalf…”

https://legalnewsline.com/stories/511366628-n-y-lawyers-sue-40- plus-companies-on-behalf-of-blind-man-in-a-month

New Guidelines Let Civil Rights Office Ignore Cases From Serial Complainers

By Christina A. Samuels.

“The U.S. Department of Education’s office for civil rights has started dismissing hundreds of disability-related complaints, following new guidelines that say such cases will be dismissed when they represent a pattern of complaints against multiple recipients…”

https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2018/03/22/ new-rule-lets-civil-rights-office-ignore.html

+02: CASCADING STYLE SHEETS.

Good ol’ Margin Collapsing

By Chris Coyier.

“Here’s a one-sentence blog post about margin collapsing: When two block elements are stacked on top of one another, the vertical space between them is the larger between the one on top’s margin-bottom and the one on the bottom’s margin-top…”

https://css-tricks.com/good-ol-margin-collapsing/

The Future of Web Layout (Video)

By Aquent Gymnasium.

“A webinar discussing new advances in web layout techniques that will
impact web designers and developers in the near future. Rachel Andrew
and Jason Pamental join Jeremy Osborn to help deconstruct the upcoming
shift in designing for the web.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LUMkgn_xtlg

A CSS Approach to Trap Focus Inside of an Element

By Kushagra Gour.

“…While experimenting, I discovered a neat CSS trick on how to trap
focus within the <dialog> element, a common accessibility requirement
for modals, and a notoriously difficult one…”

https://css-tricks.com/a-css-approach-to-trap-focus-inside-of-an-element/

Nobody Said CSS Is Easy

By Amber Wilson.

“Wait, some people have said this. But I’d like to politely voice the
opinion that they are wrong…”

https://amberwilson.co.uk/blog/nobody-said-css-is-easy/

+03: COLOR.

Designing Systematic Colors

By Jeeyoung Jung.

“How to make themable, flexible, WCAG 2.0 compliant color ramps for a
design system…”

https://uxplanet.org/designing-systematic-colors-b5d2605b15c

+04: EVALUATION & TESTING.

Remote Moderated Usability Tests: How and Why to Do Them

By Kate Meyer and Kara Pernice.

“Remote unmoderated usability testing is so fast and easy that some
teams make it their only evaluation method. But don’t shy away from
its more robust alternative, the remote moderated usability test,
which can give you more information and is also inexpensive.”

https://www.nngroup.com/articles/moderated-remote-usability-test/

How to Make Usability Testing a Habit

By Stefan Rössler.

“…The best thing about making usability testing a habit is that you
keep getting better at it…”

https://userbrain.net/blog/make-usability-testing-habit

How Large Is the Evaluator Effect in Usability Testing?

By Jeff Sauro.

“…if you change the person looking for the problems (the evaluator),
do you get a different set of problems?…”

https://measuringu.com/evaluator-effect/

+05: EVENTS.

Getting Started in Accessibility
April 4, 2018.Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ getting-started-in-accessibility-tickets-42715561394

What You Need to Know to Get Accessibility Right
April 4, 2018.
Online.
http://apexcovantage.com/resources/ webinar-need-know-get-accessibility-right/

John Slatin AccessU
May 14-16, 2018.
Austin, Texas, U.S.A.
https://knowbility.org/programs/accessu/

This.JavaScript: A11Y
May 17, 2018.
Online.
https://www.thisdot.co/javascript/05-17-2018

UI 21
November 12-14, 2018.
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
https://ui21.uie.com/

Accessing Higher Ground
November 12-16, 2018.
Westminster, Colorado, U.S.A.
http://accessinghigherground.org/

Agile Accessibility in a Regulated Industry
November 15, 2018.
Online
http://www.accessibilityassociation.org/content.asp?admin=Y&contentid=527

+06: HTML.

Quick Reminder that Details/Summary is the Easiest Way Ever to Make an Accordion

By Chris Coyier.

“Gosh bless the <details> element. Toss some content inside it and you
have an accessible expand-for-more interaction with just about zero
work…”

https://css-tricks.com/quick-reminder-that-
details-summary-is-the-easiest-way-ever-to-make-an-accordion/

Typical/Expected Screen Reader Output

By Steve Faulkner.

“Typical/expected screen reader output

<a href=”#”>hello</a> hello
<a href=”#” title=”goodbye”>hello</a> hello goodbye
<a href=”#” aria-label=”goodbye”>hello</a> goodbye
<a href=”#” aria-label=”goodbye”></a> goodbye
<a href=”#” title=”goodbye”></a> goodbye”

https://twitter.com/stevefaulkner/status/978310635023949830

+07: INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE.

A Guide to Information Architecture

By Miklos Philips.

“…Information architecture (IA) is, like a blueprint, a visual
representation of the product’s infrastructure, features, and
hierarchy. …”

https://blog.prototypr.io/ the-comprehensive-guide-to-information-architecture-29b09695fbcb

+08: MISCELLANEOUS.

Using Ethics In Web Design

By Morten Rand-Hendriksen.

“…Even small and seemingly insignificant decisions can have enormous
implications, and though ethics often stand in the way of immediate
rapid innovation, growth, and quick revenue, they help ensure the
longevity of our designs and help us carve paths to better futures for
everyone…”

https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2018/03/using-ethics-in-web-design/

Why Enterprise Software Fails (and what to do about it)

By Gerry McGovern.

“The Canadian government’s Phoenix payroll system is no more. It was
supposed to cost about C$300 million and deliver tremendous
efficiencies. Instead, it has cost C$1 billion and delivered nothing
but pain and disaster…”

http://gerrymcgovern.com/ why-enterprise-software-fails-and-what-to-do-about-it/

CSUN 2018 Accessibility Interview: Denis Boudreau

By Vivian Cullipher.

“Vivian interviews Montreal-based Denis Boudreau, Principal Web
Accessibility Consultant and Strategist for Deque, covering everything
from Denis’s take on what digital accessibility is, details on a
couple of his upcoming CSUN presentations, how AI might advance
accessibility for people with disabilities, and more…”

https://www.microassist.com/digital-accessibility/ csun-2018-accessibility-interview-denis-boudreau/#intro

+09: USABILITY.

Yes, Icons Need Text Labels (Video)

By Aurora Harley.

“Universal icons are rare. To help overcome the ambiguity that almost
all icons face, a text label must be present alongside an icon to
clarify its meaning.”

https://www.nngroup.com/videos/icon-text-labels/

In Defense of Post-its

By Sarah Gibbons.

“Sticky notes strengthen team dynamics and represent an egalitarian,
concise means for expressing ideas in UX design projects.”

https://www.nngroup.com/articles/post-it-in-ux/

When Making Design Tradeoffs, Don’t Forget Hidden Costs (Video)

By Kathryn Whitenton.

“When making design decisions, analyze the alternatives to identify
hidden costs before you get stuck paying for them.”

https://www.nngroup.com/videos/design-tradeoffs-hidden-costs/

[Section one ends.]

++ SECTION TWO:

+10: What Can You Find at the Web Design Reference Site?

Accessibility Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/accessibility.html

Association Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/associations.html

Book Listings.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/books.html

Cascading Style Sheets Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/css.html

Color Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/color.html

Drupal Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/drupal.html

Evaluation & Testing Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/testing.html

Event Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/events.html

HTML Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/html.html

Information Architecture Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/architecture.html

JavaScript Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/javascript.html

Miscellaneous Web Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/misc.html

Navigation Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/navigation.html

PHP Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/php.html

Sites & Blogs Listing.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/sites.html

Standards, Guidelines & Pattern Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/standards.html

Tool Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/tools.html

Typography Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/type.html

Usability Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/usability.html

XML Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/xml.html

[Section two ends.]

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[webdev] Web Design Update: March 22, 2018

 

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+++ WEB DESIGN UPDATE.

– Volume 16, Issue 39, March 22, 2018.

An email newsletter to distribute news and information about web
design and development.

++ISSUE 39 CONTENTS.

SECTION ONE: New references.

What’s new at the Web Design Reference site?

http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/

New links in these categories:

01: ACCESSIBILITY.

02: COLOR.

03: EVALUATION & TESTING.

04: EVENTS.

05: INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE.

06: JAVASCRIPT.

07: MISCELLANEOUS.

08: TOOLS.

09: USABILITY.

SECTION TWO:

10: What Can You Find at the Web Design Reference Site?

[Contents ends.]

++ SECTION ONE: New references.

+01: ACCESSIBILITY.

New Features in Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1 and What You Need to Do

By Ashley Sheridan.

“The majority of these are fairly obvious and straightforward, with
some nice additions that enhance accessibility on smaller hand-held
devices”

http://www.ashleysheridan.co.uk/blog/New+Features+in+Web+
Content+Accessibility+Guidelines+2.1+and+What+You+Need+to+Do

Labels Required

By Maggie Wachs.

“Late last year we completed an accessibility audit with a client,
during which we were reminded that form fields must have properly
associated label elements to be universally understood by screen
readers and conventional browsers.”

https://www.filamentgroup.com/lab/a11y-form-labels.html

Screen Reader Fails To Detect Newly Added Content: WCAG 2.0 Failure?

By Sailesh Panchang.

“Consider these two examples for error notification”

http://www.mindoversight.com/?p=190

Cognitive Accessibility (Video)

By Jamie Knight & Lion.

Jamie’s February 2018 London Accessibility Meetup presentation.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XBzXBY9G2u4

How We Stopped Making Excuses and Started Improving Basecamp’s Accessibility

By Michael Berger.

“In 2017 we made web accessibility a priority at Basecamp. It was long overdue”

https://m.signalvnoise.com/how-we-stopped-making-excuses- and-started-improving-basecamps-accessibility-5f45eb246aa3

Your Tooltips Are Bogus

By Heydon Pickering.

“Tooltips are implemented all over the place. Badly. Let me count the ways.”

http://www.heydonworks.com/article/your-tooltips-are-bogus

Trickle Down Accessibility

By Ted Drake and Sarah Margolis-Greenbaum.

“This presentation is not about reducing your support for blind and low-vision”

http://www.last-child.com/trickle-down-accessibility/

I Never Thought I Would Say This

By Marcie Lipsett.

OCR is dismissing some of Marcie Lipsett’s complaints related
discrimination against people with disabilities.

https://www.facebook.com/129061697837227/photos/ a.129218541154876.1073741828.129061697837227/129218521154878/

SOCSD Rolls Out New Website

By Charlie Benton.

“The Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District unveiled its
new website last week after working on the project since December. The
project was initiated following the district’s past website being
found to not be compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act
(ADA)”

http://www.starkvilledailynews.com/content/socsd-rolls-out-new-website

Accessibility Analysis of Banking Industry Websites

By Bureau of Internet Accessibility.

“The banking industry has made progress over the past decade, but our
analysis shows that there is still room for improvement”

https://www.boia.org/blog/ accessibility-analysis-of-banking-industry-websites-1q2018

+02: Color.

Colour Deficit Help

By Matthew Atkinson.

“This is the last in the current series of articles looking at
adaptations for accessibility, based on new techniques or research”

https://developer.paciellogroup.com/blog/2018/03/colour-deficit-help/

+03: EVALUATION & TESTING.

Why Accessibility Testing with Real Users is so Important

By Helen Wood and Jennifer Kline.

“There is no ‘one size fits all’ way to know if what you’ve built
will work until you test it with the people who will be expected to
use it.”

https://accessibility.blog.gov.uk/2018/03/20/ why-accessibility-testing-with-real-users-is-so-important/

Measure Customer Use of Things, Not Customer Satisfaction with Things

By Gerry McGovern.

“In a digital economy, the most vital thing to manage is use.”

http://gerrymcgovern.com/ measure-customer-use-of-things-not-customer-satisfaction-with-things/

How to Test Your User Interface the Right Way

By Paul Boag.

“On this episode of the Boagworld Show, we look at testing your user
interface and how to integrate it into your design process”

https://boagworld.com/season/20/episode/2008/

+04: EVENTS.

What’s New in WCAG 2.1

March 27, 2018.

Online.

https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/521166701331883266

An Event Apart Orlando

October 8-10, 2018.

Orlando, Florida, U.S.A.

https://aneventapart.com/event/orlando-2018

ARIA: What, Why and When

October 11, 2018.

Online

http://www.accessibilityassociation.org/content.asp?admin=Y&contentid=520

Web Summit

November 5-8, 2018.

Lisbon, Portugal

https://websummit.com/

Web Directions Summit

November 8-9, 2018.

Sydney, Australia

http://www.webdirections.org/wds/

+05: INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE.

Card Sorting: Uncover Users’ Mental Models for Better Information Architecture

By Katie Sherwin.

“Card sorting is a UX research technique in which users organize
topics into groups. Use it to create an IA that suits your users’
expectations.”

https://www.nngroup.com/articles/card-sorting-definition/

+06: JAVASCRIPT.

WAI-ARIA: the Dark Art of Accessibility?

By Jon Gibbins.

“one area of accessibility that often stumps even the most
experienced developers, is WAI-ARIA – the Accessible Rich Internet
Applicationsthis is an awareness-raising blog post for web developers
about ARIA. It was prompted by an issue discovered on a client’s
website that was using a carousel powered by Slick. I’m going to take
a look at some of the ARIA used by Slick.”

https://diginclusion.com/blog/wai-aria-dark-art-of-accessibility/

Writing JavaScript with Accessibility in Mind

By Manuel Matuzovic.

“Tips on how to improve the accessibility of your JavaScript
components and provide users with more and better ways to interact
with your website or web app.”

https://medium.com/@matuzo/ writing-javascript-with-accessibility-in-mind-a1f6a5f467b9

+07: MISCELLANEOUS.

Tim Berners-Lee: We Must Regulate Tech Firms to Prevent ‘Weaponised’ Web

By Olivia Solon.

“The inventor of the world wide web warns over concentration of power
among a few companies ‘controlling which ideas are shared'”

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/
mar/11/tim-berners-lee-tech-companies-regulations

33rd CSUN Assistive Technology Conference – Keynote (Video)

“The Center on Disabilities at CSUN is proud to open the 32nd CSUN
Assistive Technology Conference with an excellent keynote. Keynote
Address – Daniel Goldstein” (Video starts about 31:08 and Dan
Goldstein begins at 37:47)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XAEJx4GlRPQ

How Fast Is Amp Really?

By Tim Kadlec.

“right now, the incentives being placed on AMP content seem to be
accomplishing exactly what you would think: they’re incentivizing AMP,
not performance”

https://timkadlec.com/remembers/2018-03-19-how-fast-is-amp-really/

Write It Down

By Mark Boulton.

“This is about a light-touch way of asking someone to slow downI
welcome being asked to ‘write it down’. It gives me permission to take
a breath. To pause and reflect on what I’m askingNext time someone
asks you to do something, try it. I bet 3 times out of 10, they say
‘oh it doesn’t matter’. You’ll have that time back. They’ll be a
little wiser and have a lower heart rate.”

https://markboulton.co.uk/journal/write-it-down

+08: TOOLS.

Bookmarklets for Nu Html Checker

By Steve Faulkner.

Running your HTML through a conformance checker will miss any errors
you may have introduced when adding to elements/attributes via
JavaScript. Steve’s bookmarklet that will send the HTML DOM of a page
the Nu Html Checker.

https://validator.w3.org/nu/about.html#extras

+09: USABILITY.

Don’t Shame Your Users Into Converting (Video)

By Kate Meyer and Kim Flaherty.

“Coercive tactics like Manipulinks and Please-Don’t-Go try to shame
customers into doing what the company wants. Sacrificing long-term
customer loyalty for short-term gains is shortsighted.”

https://www.nngroup.com/videos/shame-users-to-convert/

Designing Button States

By Tyler Sticka.

“Buttons are a staple of any design system. The best ones are simple,
versatile, maybe even a little fun”

https://cloudfour.com/thinks/designing-button-states/

Retain UX Talent by Tracking UX Capacity

By Hoa Loranger.

“Tracking UX capacity on Agile projects allows you to negotiate UX
commitments in terms stakeholders understand.”

https://www.nngroup.com/articles/tracking-ux-capacity/

[Section one ends.]

++ SECTION TWO:

+10: What Can You Find at the Web Design Reference Site?

Accessibility Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/accessibility.html

Association Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/associations.html

Book Listings.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/books.html

Cascading Style Sheets Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/css.html

Color Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/color.html

Drupal Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/drupal.html

Evaluation & Testing Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/testing.html

Event Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/events.html

HTML Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/html.html

Information Architecture Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/architecture.html

JavaScript Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/javascript.html

Miscellaneous Web Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/misc.html

Navigation Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/navigation.html

PHP Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/php.html

Sites & Blogs Listing.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/sites.html

Standards, Guidelines & Pattern Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/standards.html

Tool Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/tools.html

Typography Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/type.html

Usability Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/usability.html

XML Information.
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/training/online/webdesign/xml.html

[Section two ends.]

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DATABASE SEARCH RESULTS FOR ACADEMIC DATABASE ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION AND OPEN SOURCE AND FREE JOURNALS AND OTHER CONTENT ON THE INTERNET AND IN DATABASES

 

Search Strategy

(“Academic Database” OR “ACADEMIC DATABASES” OR “SCHOLARY DATABASE” OR “SCHOLARY DATABASES” OR “SUBJECT DATABASES” OR “SUBJECT DISCIPLINE DATABASES” OR  “SUBJECT FIELD DATABASES”) AND (ASSESSMENT or ASSESSMENTS OR REVIEW OR REVIEWS OR QUALITY OR RELIABILITY OR VALUE OR USABILITY OR WORTH OR EVALUATION OR EVAULATING)

 


Google Web Search

https://tinyurl.com/y88dhrwq

 

Content Sample

 

The Academic Database Assessment Tool (ADAT)


http://adat.crl.edu/

 

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The JISC Academic Database Assessment Tool – virtues and vices

Author(s):

Peter Jacsó (University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA)

https://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/14684521011084636


Peter Jacsó
, (2010) “The JISC Academic Database Assessment Tool –
virtues and vices”, 
Online Information Review, Vol. 34 Issue: 5, pp.806-814,

https://doi.org/10.1108/14684521011084636

 

 

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Database Assessment Tool Available from CRL

 

http://www.crl.edu/news/database-assessment-tool-available-crl

 

 

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An introduction to the JISC Academic Database Assessment Tool


https://serials.uksg.org/articles/10.1629/22199/galley/1013/download/

ALSO

https://tinyurl.com/y82nlv3b

 

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University of Nebraska – Lincoln

DigitalCommons@University of Nebraska – Lincoln

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)
Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

June 2014

Assessment Of The Use Of Electronic Resources

Among Administrators And Faculty In The

University Of Cape Coast.

 

https://tinyurl.com/ycwnyvgg

 

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Measuring the Value of Library Content Collections

Daniel M. Coughlin College of Information Sciences and Technology
The Pennsylvania State University University Park, PA 16802
dmc186@psu.edu

Mark C. Campbell College of Information Sciences and Technology
The Pennsylvania State University University Park, PA 16802 mcc171@psu.edu

Bernard J. Jansen College of Information Sciences and Technology
The Pennsylvania State University University Park, Pennsylvania 16802 jjansen@ist.psu.edu

 

https://faculty.ist.psu.edu/jjansen/academic/jansen_value_library_content.pdf

 

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The Web vs. Library Databases – A comparison

https://www.library.yale.edu/researcheducation/pdfs/Searching_Evaluating_Resources.pdf

 

OR

https://tinyurl.com/yd3xp5va

 

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Building and Managing E-book Collections: A How-to-do-it Manual for Librarians

Issue 184 of How-to-do-it manuals for libraries

Issue 184 of How-to-do-it manuals

Volume 0 of Titolo collana

Editor      Richard Kaplan

Publisher       American Library Association, 2012

ISBN       1555707769, 9781555707767

Length    197 pages

 

https://tinyurl.com/yapykhqw

https://tinyurl.com/y8hcz525

 

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All Journal Titles: Scopus

https://tinyurl.com/ycz6kra6


Search Results for

(“Academic Database” OR “ACADEMIC DATABASES” OR “SCHOLARLY DATABASE” OR “SCHOLARLY DATABASES” OR “SUBJECT DATABASES” OR “SUBJECT DISCIPLINE DATABASES” OR “SUBJECT FIELD DATABASES”) AND (ASSESSMENT or ASSESSMENTS OR REVIEW OR REVIEWS OR QUALITY)

FROM Several Free Databases on the Internet

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Google Scholar

 

https://tinyurl.com/y9pgnr7o

 

 

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Google Books

https://tinyurl.com/y9k27llj

 


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Penn State Summon Search

https://tinyurl.com/ycsah7px

·
Archival Material (2)Include Exclude

·         Book / eBook (2,381)Include Exclude

·         Book Chapter (223)Include Exclude

·         Book Review (55)Include Exclude

·         Conference Proceeding (45)Include Exclude

·         Dissertation/Thesis (961)Include Exclude

·         Electronic Resource (1)Include Exclude

·         Government Document (10)Include Exclude

·         Journal / eJournal (5)Include Exclude

·         Journal Article (2,335)Include Exclude

·         Magazine Article (39)Include Exclude

·         Newsletter (49)Include Exclude

·         Newspaper (1)Include Exclude

·         Newspaper Article (64)Include Exclude

·         Patent (1)Include Exclude

·         Reference (66)Include Exclude

·         Report (20)Include Exclude

·         Research Guide (343)Include Exclude

·         Standard (1)Include Exclude

·         Student Thesis (1)Include Exclude

·         Trade Publication Article (9)Include Exclude

·         Transcript (8)Include Exclude

·         Web Resource (6)Include Exclude

 


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YouTube

https://tinyurl.com/yctey6mf

 

Content Sample

Academic Journal? Scholarly Article? Article Database?

lehmanlibrary

16K views6 years ago

Confused? Why wouldn’t you be? This presentation will sort out the difference between articles, journals, and databases.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KlXhl6-nA5E

 

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How to Find Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KlXhl6-nA5E

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Can I Use Wikipedia?

Library La Trobe University
5K views3 years ago

Related Research Guide

WIKIPEDIA AND SCHOLARSHIP

https://sites.google.com/site/wikipediaandscholarship/

·         SITEMAP

 

UWS Library – Critically Evaluating Resources for your Assignments and Research

Western Sydney U Lib

9.7K views5 years ago

 

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Top 11 Trusted (And Free) Search Engines
For Scientific and Academic Research

By

 Katie Alice

 –

 December 3, 2013

Emerging Ed Tech

https://tinyurl.com/yadmnhpl

Databases Discussed in This Article

Google Scholar
(http://scholar.google.com/)

CiteSeerx
(http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu)

GetCITED
(http://www.getcited.org/)

Microsoft Academic Research
(http://academic.research.microsoft.com/)

Bioline International
(http://www.bioline.org.br/)

Directory of Open Access Journals
(http://www.doaj.org/)

PLOS ONE
(http://www.plosone.org/)

BioOne
(http://www.bioone.org/)

Science and Technology of Advanced Materials
(http://iopscience.iop.org/1468-6996/)

New Journal of Physics
(http://iopscience.iop.org/1367-2630)

ScienceDirect
(http://www.sciencedirect.com/)

This article, however, misses some very important free databases and methods for

finding research articles, books and other quality information sources on the internet,

including the examples below.  To illustrate the tools below, this search will be used in each:

 

“free articles” OR “open source” OR “free databases” OR “free database” OR “free publications”.

 

Google Books
https://books.google.com/

Search Results Link
https://tinyurl.com/y9akkkpr


Discovery Search Tools such as Summon FROM Proquest with the option employed to see all Summon records meeting a search strategy such as Penn State Summon

 

Penn State Summon
https://libraries.psu.edu/

·         Search Results Link
https://tinyurl.com/y8avbrwc

Archival Material (212)Include Exclude

·         Archival Material/Manuscripts (1)Include Exclude

·         Art (6)Include Exclude

·         Article (8)Include Exclude

·         Artifact (1)Include Exclude

·         Audio Recording (346)Include Exclude

·         Book / eBook (66,930)Include Exclude

·         Book Chapter (25,975)Include Exclude

·         Book Review (6,711)Include Exclude

·         Computer File (35)Include Exclude

·         Conference Proceeding (57,887)Include Exclude

·         Course Reading (5)Include Exclude

·         Data Set (199)Include Exclude

·         Database (6)Include Exclude

·         Dissertation/Thesis (27,173)Include Exclude

·         Electronic Resource (847)Include Exclude

·         Finding Aid (3)Include Exclude

·         Government Document (4,902)Include Exclude

·         Image (93)Include Exclude

·         Journal / eJournal (551)Include Exclude

·         Journal Article (233,564)Include Exclude

·         Library Holding (1)Include Exclude

·         Magazine (33)Include Exclude

·         Magazine Article (66,419)Include Exclude

·         Manuscript (3,921)Include Exclude

·         Map (1)Include Exclude

·         Market Research (1,325)Include Exclude

·         Microform (11)Include Exclude

·         Music Score (1)Include Exclude

·         Newsletter (43,386)Include Exclude

·         Newspaper (30)Include Exclude

·         Newspaper Article (469,433)Include Exclude

·         Pamphlet (35)Include Exclude

·         Paper (1,537)Include Exclude

·         Patent (605)Include Exclude

·         Photograph (1)Include Exclude

·         Poem (1)Include Exclude

·         Poster (96)Include Exclude

·         Presentation (330)Include Exclude

·         Publication (500)Include Exclude

·         Publication Article (1)Include Exclude

·         Reference (9,756)Include Exclude

·         Report (10,151)Include Exclude

·         Research Guide (2,715)Include Exclude

·         Research Publication (3)Include Exclude

·         Sound Recording (5)Include Exclude

·         Special Collection (17)Include Exclude

·         Spoken Word Recording (37)Include Exclude

·         Standard (62)Include Exclude

·         Streaming Audio (1)Include Exclude

·         Streaming Video (1,310)Include Exclude

·         Student Thesis (799)Include Exclude

·         Technical Report (1,829)Include Exclude

·         Trade Publication Article (14,660)Include Exclude

·         Transcript (11,486)Include Exclude

·         Video Recording (106)Include Exclude

·         Web Resource (19,519)

 

PogoFrog
http://www.pogofrog.com/

Search Results Link
https://tinyurl.com/ycv54umr


TRIP Medical Database
https://www.tripdatabase.com/

Search Results Link
https://tinyurl.com/y76glhdj

Google

Using “Google Domain Limited Web Search”, a method that employs SITE: at the end of a search stream and the name of a database or concept with a space between the limiting concept and the site: command. These are examples that can be used:

 

JSTOR, PUBMED, NCJRS, ERIC/EDU, SCIENCEDIRECT, STATISTICS, MAGAZINES, BLOGS, NEWS, GOV, BLOGS
and many others and the quality of results vary with the search topics.

 

SITE: PUBMED
https://tinyurl.com/y8lokral

Content Sample

 

An open source model for open access journal publication. – NCBI – NIH

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16779183

 

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“Free Full Text Articles”: Where to Search for Them? – NCBI – NIH

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3250025/

 

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Open access and open source in chemistry – NCBI – NIH

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1975827/

by MH Todd – ‎2007 – ‎Cited by 17 – ‎Related articles

 

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No budget, no worries: Free and open source publishing … – NCBI – NIH

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3091616/

by T Loubani – ‎2008 – ‎Cited by 4 – ‎Related articles

 

 

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An Open Source Model for Open Access Journal … – NCBI – NIH

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1560685/

 

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A Study of Clinically Related Open Source Software … – NCBI – NIH

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1560618/

by MA Hogarth – ‎2005 – ‎Cited by 15 – ‎Related articles

 

 

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The PubChem Project

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/

 

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Front Comput Neurosci. 2012; 6: 18.

Published online 2012 Apr 18. doi:  10.3389/fncom.2012.00018

PMCID: PMC3328792

PMID: 22529798

Learning from open source software projects to improve scientific review

Satrajit S. Ghosh,1,* Arno Klein,2 Brian Avants,3 and K. Jarrod Millman4

Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License information ► Disclaimer

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3328792/

 

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Open Source in Imaging Informatics – NCBI – NIH

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2039818/

by P Nagy – ‎2007 – ‎Cited by 51 – ‎Related articles

 

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Developing an Open-Source Bibliometric Ranking Website … – NCBI

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26262305

by DF Sittig – ‎2015

 

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Adv Health Care Manag. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2013 Jul 5.

Published in final edited form as:

Adv Health Care Manag. 2012; 12: 189–204.

PMCID: PMC3702267

NIHMSID: NIHMS476766

PMID: 22894051

The importance of using open source technologies and common standards for interoperability within eHealth: Perspectives from the Millennium Villages Project

Andrew S. Kanter,corresponding author Rob BorlandMourice BarasaCasey Iiams-HauserOlivia VelezNadi Nina Kaonga, and Matt Berg

Author information ► Copyright and License information ► Disclaimer

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3702267/

 

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Web accessibility and open source software. – NCBI

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19565384

by Z Obrenović – ‎2009 – ‎Cited by 7 – ‎Related articles

 

 

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Open Source Databases

The following list of databases are free and open sources resources available to all members of the Mercyhurst community and the public. Contact the Electronic Resources Librarian for more information.

 

A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z

 http://library.mercyhurst.edu/find/open-source-databases

 

 

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SITE: SCIENCEDIRECT
https://tinyurl.com/y8onpjwx

 

SITE: ERIC/EDU
https://tinyurl.com/ycxmgdco

 

SITE: JSTOR

https://tinyurl.com/y8m7ecqa

 

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WEBBIB1718

http://tinyurl.com/yaevofzf

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Sincerely,
David Dillard
Temple University
(215) 204 – 4584
jwne@temple.edu
http://workface.com/e/daviddillard

Net-Gold
https://groups.io/g/Net-Gold
http://listserv.temple.edu/archives/net-gold.html
https://groups.io/org/groupsio/Net-Gold/archives
http://net-gold.3172864.n2.nabble.com/

Temple University and Google Sites Research Guides
AND Discussion Group Directory
http://tinyurl.com/ngda2hk

OR

https://sites.google.com/site/researchguidesonsites/

FAKE NEWS
https://sites.google.com/site/fakenewsresearchguide/

RESEARCH PAPER WRITING
https://sites.google.com/site/howtowriteasuperresearchpaper/

EMPLOYMENT
https://sites.google.com/site/employmentsources/

INTERNSHIPS
http://tinyurl.com/2f9x2wp

TOURISM RESEARCH GUIDE
http://tinyurl.com/ycko9hqj

DISABILITIES AND EMPLOYMENT
https://sites.google.com/site/disabilitiesemploymentresearch/

Social Work and Social Issues Discussion Group
https://groups.io/g/social-work

Tourism Discussion Group
https://groups.io/g/Tourism

Digital Scholarship Discussion Group
https://groups.io/g/DigitalScholarship/threads
https://digitalscholarshipandscholarlypublication.wordpress.com/

Copyright Research Guide
Copyright, Intellectual Property and Plagiarism Sources
https://sites.google.com/site/copyrightlawsites/

Fair Use
http://guides.temple.edu/fair-use

Blog
https://educatorgold.wordpress.com/

Articles by David Dillard
https://sites.google.com/site/daviddillardsarticles/

Information Literacy (Russell Conwell Guide)
http://tinyurl.com/78a4shn

Twitter: davidpdillard

Temple University Site Map
https://sites.google.com/site/templeunivsitemap/home

Rail Transportation
https://groups.io/org/groupsio/RailTransportation

SPORT-MED
https://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/lists/sport-med.html
http://listserv.temple.edu/archives/sport-med.html
https://groups.io/g/SportMed/topics

 
 
 
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