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OWL Usability Research

Welcome to the Research area of the Purdue OWL. This section houses scholarship and research - past and present - on OWLs. Please check back as we continue to expand this section.

These documents are related to the Purdue OWL Usability Project, which was completed in 2006. The purpose and goal of the Usability Project was to make the OWL more usable based on empirical results drawn from usability testing.

The Purdue OWL Usability Report (PDF)

Appendices to the OWL Usability Report (PDF)

The Preliminary Report to the Writing Lab (PDF)