THE EVALUATION OF NATIONAL LIBRARY OF NIGERIA, UGANDA AND NAMIBIA LIBRARY’S WEBSITES USING HEURISTIC PRINCIPLES

Adaora C. Obuezie, Ngozi P. Osuchukwu

Abstract


This work tried to evaluate three National Library Websites from three different African countries which includes; National library of Nigeria website, National library of Uganda website and National library of Namibia website, using the ten heuristic evaluation criteria suggested by Danino. This study tried to look at other evaluation criteria as evaluated by other researchers. The research design that was adopted for this study is the descriptive research design. Method of data collection was through observation, instrument for data collection is heuristic checklist, findings showed that the library websites were adequately designed and contained all the relevant information although one of the website appeared more organized and quick linking than the others the architecture to this websites will help the visitors to the site to navigate the web easily and be able to access and retrieve information as at when due. 


Keywords


Websites, Evaluation Checklist, National Library Websites, Library Websites, Websites-National Libraries.

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