My primary project as the Government Information graduate assistant at University of Illinois Libraries was a complete redo of the layout and architecture for the Government Information Virtual Library, as well as a new social media strategy for promoting it.
I developed this workshop as part of my work as a graduate assistant with Reference, Research, and Scholarly Services at University of Illinois Libraries. It is part of the Savvy Researcher seminar series which teaches information skills for scholars and researchers.
This was my Practicum project at the Graduate School of Library & Information Sciences at the University of Illinois.
During my time at GSLIS, public conflicts arose over issues of racial and cultural inclusion in admissions, curriculum, and student life. I became engaged as an ally and advocate, and eventually served on committees formed to address these issues.
This project simulates portions of a full iterative design process as outlined in Jakob Nielsen’s “Usability Engineering Lifecycle.” For the project, I chose to test and redesign an application called Evernote.
This project is an online community engagement analysis and plan for CU-Citizen-Access, and was was created as part of the Summer 2011 LIS490ST – Community Informatics Studio class at GSLIS.
We were tasked to make a film that tells the story of the organizations, and then lays out a vision for how the organizations and the communities they serve can use the coming UC2B broadband network to promote economic empowerment and community strength.
These are multimedia Information Literacy instructional presentations I made for my LIS 504 – Reference and Information Services class.