May 28, 2017

Inspiring Design | The User Experience

By Aaron Schmidt

Need some design inspiration or encouragement? Here are some well-designed sites and services I’ve noticed recently in libraries.

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Aaron Schmidt About Aaron Schmidt

Aaron Schmidt ( is a principal at the library user experience consultancy Influx ( He is a 2005 LJ Mover & Shaker. He writes at

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  1. Hi Aaron – thanks for the mention in your article. Great user experiences are VERY important to us!