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Search.umn.edu Soft Launch Update

October 21, 2016

Two weeks into the new search.umn.edu soft launch, we have feedback on your feedback.

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Directory Update, Search, HTML5 Video, Resources

September 8, 2016

Progress on new Department Directory development, search status, HTML5 <video> autoplay issue, "Can I Use" resource, and a recommended podcast about responsive web design.

Search Status

August 15, 2016

Search is moving forward...right after we solve a little sort issue.

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Request for Personas, Desktop v Mobile, Homesite Usability

July 21, 2016

With our recent usability studies, we've gained some insight into how prospective students use Twin Cities websites. We're looking at our mobile v desktop stats and wondering what yours are, too. And we have some homesite recommendations from usability.

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Search Development Site

June 16, 2016

We have a development site that is searching against the Twin Cities collection in the Google Search Appliance.

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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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