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Aesthetic Design

Kurt, L. (2012a, May 23). Design 101: Design elements, part 1. Retrieved from

Kurt, L. (2012b, July 6). Design 101: Design elements, part 2, typography. Retrieved from

Lidwell, W., Holden, K., & Butler, J. (2003). Universal principles of design. Gloucester, MA: Rockport Publishers.

Lupton, E., & Phillips, J. C. (2015). Graphic design: The new basics, (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Princeton Architectural Press.

Williams, R. (2014). The non-designer’s design book, (4th ed.). San Francisco, CA: Peachpit Press.


Dando, P. (2014). Say it with data: A concise guide to making your case and getting results. Chicago, IL: ALA Editions.

Duke, L. and Asher, A. (2011). College libraries and student culture: What we now know. Chicago, IL: ALA Editions.

Head, A. and Eisenberg, M. (2010). Assigning inquiry: How handouts for research assignments guide today’s college students. Project Information Literacy Progress Report.

Matthews, J. (2007a). The evaluation and measurement of library services. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited.

Matthews, J. (2007b). Library assessment in higher education. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited.

Information Design Theory

Calori, C. (2007). Signage and wayfinding design: a complete guide to creating environmental graphic design systems. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley.

Pettersson, R. (2002). Information design: an introduction. Amsterdam. Philadelphia, PA: John Benjamins Pub. Co.

Visocky O’Grady, J., & Visocky O’Grady, K. (2008). The information design handbook. Cincinnati, Ohio: How Books.

User Experience & User Research

Bridinel, C. (2017, January 12). Get the most out of user research. UX Planet. Retrieved January 17, 2017, from

Covert, A. (n.d.). How to make sense of any mess. Retrieved February 25, 2017, from

Hall, E. (2014). Just enough research. New York, NY: Jeffrey Zeldman.

Krug, S. et al. (2014). Don't make me think, revisited: A common sense approach to web usability. San Francisco: New Riders.

McArthur, J. A., & Graham, V. J. (2015). User-experience design and library spaces: A pathway to innovation? Journal of Library Innovation. Retrieved from

Nielsen, J., & Norman, D. (2014). The definition of user experience. Nielsen Norman Group. Retrieved from

Schmidt, A., & Etches, A. (2014). Useful, usable, desirable: Applying user experience design to your library. Chicago, IL: American Library Association.

User experience basics. (2014). Retrieved from

User research for everyone. (n.d.). Retrieved February 25, 2017, from


Dowd, et al. (2010). Bite-sized marketing: Realistic solutions for the overworked librarian. Chicago, IL: ALA Editions.

Head, A. (2013). Learning the ropes: How freshmen conduct course research once they enter college. Project Information Literacy Passage Studies Research Report.