University Collections Online: The Student Perspective

dc.contributor.author Shephard, Arlesa
dc.contributor.author Pookulangara, Sanjukta
dc.date 2018-10-19T06:07:24.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T05:37:40Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T05:37:40Z
dc.date.issued 2016-11-08
dc.description.abstract <p>Many university costume and textile collections face challenges regarding accessibility and are now trying to make collections more accessible and visible by providing access online. The purpose of this research is to better understand the attitudes of students who use these collections online and the features that make them successful. A total of six focus groups were held at two universities that possess historic costume and textile collections. The responses were open-coded which resulted in several themes including reasons to visit the online site, using the collection as a resource, desired website features and technology, and comparing in-person versus online perceptions of collections. University collections focus on education; therefore, students expect online collections to be information driven. In addition, it is important to understand the role of technology in enhancing students' experience when developing a university collection online.</p>
dc.identifier archive/lib.dr.iastate.edu/itaa_proceedings/2016/presentations/147/
dc.identifier.articleid 1630
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dc.identifier.submissionpath itaa_proceedings/2016/presentations/147
dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/51388
dc.relation.ispartofseries International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings
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dc.title University Collections Online: The Student Perspective
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