We researched best practices, spoke with Erin Daix, UD’s Librarian and Director of Assessment who recently led a Library web design project, crafted test scenarios and user profiles, performed in-person and remote individual and group user test sessions, and incorporated insights and changes in an iterative process.
Using Hypothes.is was an extremely easy way to correct CCP’s exhibits without making our comments available to the public. The platform allowed Kelli and I to communicate frequently, ask questions for problems that arose, and helped to make the process smooth since Kelli and I largely did this work separately. As with any project, there were a few learning curves along the way.
The Colored Conventions Project is thrilled to announce two new additions to the CCP team! In August we will welcome Amani Morrison and Kevin Winstead as CLIR (Council on Library and Information Resources) Post-doctoral Fellows in African American data curation.
Our very own Professor P. Gabrielle Foreman was awarded the Outstanding Advocacy Award which honors “collaborative service, scholarship, teaching, and leadership efforts aimed at promoting, fostering, and implementing an inclusive environment.”
CCP project manager Lauren Cooper presented at the HASTAC conference in Vancouver, British Columbia on “Coming Home: Critical Curation, Participatory Archive Building” and highlighted how we can use digital technologies to construct and reorganize archives in order to better represent those outside of the traditional record.