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Scope & Objectives

The Samvera User Experience (UX) interest group meets to discuss any aspect of the user experience, including usability, design, UX methods, and user interface consistency. The purpose of these discussions is to improve users' experiences with applications and systems. Such improvements are expected to occur through sharing of information and expertise across projects and institutions. 

Meeting Times & Communication Channels

Next meeting:

November 10January 12, 2021 at 2pm 2:00 - 2:30pm ET

Meetings are typically scheduled once a month on the second Wednesday of each month at 2:00pm ET for 30 minutes.

Meeting connection details

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 677 949 4947
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Calls are publicized beforehand via an email sent to samvera-community, samvera-partners, and samvera-tech.  

Email discussion of UX issues is welcome - please use samvera-community or samvera-tech as primary routes, depending on the nature of the topic, and prefix your email subjects with [UXIG] so the Google Group archives can be quickly searched for relevant discussions.

UX-interested people also typically gather at the annual Samvera Connect meeting.

Samvera Reference Applications


UX/UI benchmark for latest Hyrax UI element feature(s) state is currently the "Nurax" environment.  This environment is the platform to test against "how a UI component or page should look/behave".