Responding to COVID-19

Chat and email with us from 9am-9pm, 7 days a week! The Weaver Library is open Sunday through Friday 9am-9pm, and Saturday 9am-5pm. We’re providing limited services in the Main Library lobby. The Health Sciences Library is open to Health Sciences affiliates. Learn more about access during COVID-19.

UX Drop-In Consulting (Online)

Need help making your website, services, or products easier for people to use? Or interested in learning how design thinking practices can guide you to creative, impactful, human-centered solutions? Or maybe you're just interested in learning more about the field of UX and its possibilities as a career path?  

Chat with UX practitioners from the Libraries and across campus, and learn how you can make better experiences for people!

Visit the UX@UA website to learn more about UX. 

Things we can help with

Crafting research studies, which may include:

  • usability testing
  • user interviews
  • surveys

Creating prototypes of prospective products and services:

  • learning rapid prototyping approaches
  • getting prototypes ready for testing

Making sense of user research findings:

  • pulling out themes from your studies
  • presenting data so that people understand it

Improving existing designs and content:

  • revising content to be more user-friendly
  • techniques for better organizing information, such as navigation menus
  • quick and effective improvements for better web accessibility

Our UX consultants are designers, researchers, and problem-solvers. Feel free to get in touch with us beforehand to discuss your project, or just stop by.

Consultants

Rebecca Blakiston, UX Strategist, specializes in user research, including usability testing, card sorting, and user interviews, and content strategy, including content design, information architecture, and translating jargon into plain language.

Bob Liu, UX Designer, specializes in: user interface design, including building wireframes and prototypes; user research, including conducting user interviews and usability testing; and design handoff, including the use of effective tools and process.

America Curl, UX student assistant, specializes in user research, including usability testing, card sorting, and user interviews, as well as data analysis and presentation with tools like slide decks, Airtable, Qualtrics, and Optimal Workshop.

Ann Shivers-McNair, Assistant Professor and Director of Professional and Technical Writing, specializes in qualitative UX research methods, UX writing, and technical writing.

Victoria Ogino, program coordinator at Tech Core, specializes in software development and UX/UI design

Consultant schedule

To help plan your visit, check our consultant schedule to see who is available.

When
May 12, 2020, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
May 19, 2020, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
May 26, 2020, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
June 2, 2020, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
June 9, 2020, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
June 16, 2020, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
June 23, 2020, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
June 30, 2020, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
July 7, 2020, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
July 14, 2020, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
July 21, 2020, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
July 28, 2020, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
August 4, 2020, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
August 11, 2020, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
August 18, 2020, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Where
https://arizona.zoom.us/j/91002868391