Notes from an article by W. Duff and P Stoyanova: Transforming the Crazy Quilt: Archival Displays from a Users’ Point of view. Archivaria 45 (Spring 1998)
Although this study is quite old now, I think it provides very useful information that I thought was worth writing about in case people hadn’t come across it before. This is a summary written mainly from our point of view as the Hub Team, so thinking really about what we can learn from the study and apply to display on the Archives Hub.
If anyone has any pointers to other useful information about user testing and users’ opinions on archival display we’d be very interested to hear from you!
This study used focus groups to obtain users