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A Community-Driven Usability Evaluation: The Case of the Inuvialuit Settlement Region Digital LibraryDownload
This paper reports a usability evaluation study of the Digital Library North prototype that was conducted in May 2016. It proposes a culturally-aware and community-informed approach to the usability of digital libraries for Northern communities in Canada along with the emerging themes and the...
Digital Library North (DLN) is an ongoing project with the overarching goal of creating a digital library infrastructure for the north. In Canada’s North access to information has been limited by the geographic dispersion of the population, lack of high-speed communications infrastructure, and...
The Digital Library North is being developed jointly by the Inuvialuit Cultural Resource Centre and the University of Alberta. The goal is to create a digital library that will meet the needs of the Inuvialuit people. The Inuivialuit people recognize three dialects of the Inuvialuktun language:...
This project seeks to: 1. Investigate and identify the information needs and information seeking behaviour of community members in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region. 2. Identify and select cultural heritage information. 3. Create a culturally appropriate metadata framework for resource...
Using Local and Traditional Knowledge to Define a Digital Library for the Inuvialuit Settlement RegionDownload
This poster was presented at the University of the Arctic Scientific Congress held in St. Petersburg, Russia, September 16 - 19, 2016. The poster describes the developments in the Digital Library North project, a collaboration between the University of Alberta School of Library and Information...