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DataONE Internal Documentation

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The University of Tennessee’s Center for Information and Communication Studies (CICS) conducted a standard usability study for the DataONE website ( The study focused on new users to DataONE, for example, those who heard about DataONE in a presentation and want to learn more. This report discusses the finding and provides suggestions and recommendations for improvement.

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