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In the last issue of Tietue, I told you about the project, a usability test of four different e-book platforms, I was doing during my six-month internship at the Jyväskylä University Library. In this issue, I want to tell you about the results and insights that were gained from this project.

Four different platforms and their functions were tested for usability. They included Ebrary, Springerlink, Ebsco and Dawsonera. The most important part of the tests was a task sheet that was given to eight test persons. They were asked to complete and comment on it. Their work and comments were caught with a video camera, to make the evaluation easier.

E-book with iPad.


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