History and genealogy participants needed for paid usability research study
(Tue 22 Nov and Thu 24 Nov)
The SoG has been asked to pass on this call for anyone interested in history
and genealogy to act as participants for a web usability study. The study
take place in central London on Tuesday the 22nd and in central Manchester
on Thursday 24th November. The SoG can't disclose full details of the
research but we can assure you that it's bona fide.
The study will be exploring an online service for searching an extensive
collection of records held across a range of archives. People often find
taking part in such usability studies interesting and rewarding. By taking
part in this study you will not only get a chance to explore a developing
online search facility, but will be able to actively help improve the
service for researchers like yourself.
You don't need to be an experienced researcher to take part and if you know
anyone else who might be interested please pass the message on.
The session will last for one hour and there will be a cash incentive for
If you are interested, please answer a few questions about yourself here:
For more information about the study, please contact Dr Andrea Fallas,
For more information about the organisation carrying out the research,
please visit www.cogapp.com
Society of Genealogists
14 Charterhouse Buildings
London EC1M 7BA
direct phone 020 7702 5488
visit the Society of Genealogists' Website <http://www.sog.org.uk/>
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