UBC - Irving K Barber Learning Centre

North Studio Portfolio

Challenge:
• The Irving K Barber Learning Centre was launching an online initiative to present research guides to the small to medium entrepreneur
• They currently have various research guides in print format, but with the advances in digital research IKBLC felt the importance of presenting the information online
• Wanted the ability to globally edit content and pull content from one section into other sections on the site

Solutions:
• Created an online application to facilitate learning and engagement
• Created user friendly ‘Small Business Accelerator Industry Guides’
• Developed the logo and overall branding components
• Token system for global editing and for the ability to pull in other content on the site
• Interactive research features: polls, comments, forums, blog, RSS, widget, social media integration, content ratings, multimedia library, e-news
• Various stages of usability testing w/ feedback loop