The PowerPoint presentations shown during the Colloquium ‘Inside the User’s Mind’ can be downloaded here.

Inside the User’s Mind – Colloquium

The partners of the MADDLAIN project organise a colloquium on 22 February 2017 concerning the study of the behaviour and needs of the users in archives and libraries. The objective is to present the results of the conducted research but also to compare them with those acquired in other environments and to exchange ideas with  practitioners of other heritage institutions. The partners will discuss the different initiatives that were taken over the course of the last few years and the discussion will focus on three principal key areas:

  • The scientific approach and the analysis methods used in the context of this type of project (web analytics, log files, interviews, online surveys, focus groups, usability testing). The purpose is to discuss the problems related to their implementation as well as their efficiency.
  • The results. Which audiences have been identified? What are their expectations? Which similarities have been observed between the different institutions?
  • The concrete responses of libraries and archives to the social changes and new expectations.

Practical details:
When? Wednesday 22 February 2017, from 8.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.
Where? Royal Library of Belgium
Free registration through the website of the Royal Library
You will find the complete programme here.