This Drupal site to track volunteer hours/transactions and provide a digital literacy knowledge base for the Urbana Free Library Tech Volunteers was my Practicum project at GSLIS.
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.
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 team User Experience redesign project was the final for my Interfaces to Information Systems class at GSLIS. It was done in partnership with WILL AM/FM/TV, the local NPR and PBS affiliate.
This User Experience design project was the individual capstone for my Interfaces to Information Systems class at GSLIS. It simulated portions of a full iterative design process as outlined in Jakob Nielsen’s “Usability Engineering”.
This project is an online community engagement analysis and plan for CU-Citizen-Access, and was was created as part of the Summer 2011 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.
Prairienet is a collaborative digital platform to facilitate, document, and archive community engagement projects both at GSLIS and at UIUC more broadly.