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Search, Site Speed, Grad Student Usability

April 28, 2016

Search research and discovery wrapped up, site speed, and grad student usability.

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Unit Search Results Mockups and Search Status

April 18, 2016

In this post, we're sharing mockups related to unit-specific search results options and project status.

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Search Survey and Mock Ups

March 30, 2016

Thank you to all who took the time to respond to the short survey about the search page layout. Your comments were combined with the feedback we heard in the group meetings and we have some new mock ups to share with you.

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Search Page Layout: Feedback Request

March 1, 2016

We need your feedback.

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Web Header Assets, Usability, Media Sources

February 2, 2016

The old version of the U's web header points to assets on a central web server (a.umn.edu) that is offline from time to time when OIT makes server updates. We have a report on prospective student usability and two sources for photos and video.

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Usability with Prospectives, Subscription Hub

November 17, 2015

We're going into the usability lab the first week of December with prospective students and parents. Submit your publications to the Subscription Hub.

Search, Driven to Discover, Subscription Hub, Photo Library, Maps

October 22, 2015

Pilot site testing and design for the U's new search interface is underway. Driven to Discover launched. Photo Library update.

Search Survey Results

September 24, 2015

In August, a survey was sent to a random sample of students, staff, and faculty on all campuses about the University's search and directories. Over 2,000 people responded (!).

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Mobile Home Page, Search, Directory, TC Home Page

August 20, 2015

We've made some updates to the TC mobile home page recently, adding new links based on search terms and feedback. A link to the mobile site has also been added near the footer on the TC campus homesite.

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