Back to top

Home

IS Students Conduct UX Testing for USGS

Information science students Alexa Carter and Olivia Frederick have been conducting usability testing for the United States Geological Survey (USGS) library in Reston, Virginia. The testing is a part of National Library Week. The week runs from April 8 – 14, 2018 to celebrate the many ways libraries lead through transformative services, programs and expertise.

“What better way to celebrate the week than to assist this important library with our user experience expertise,” said CCI Associate Dean for Research Suzie Allard. “Our students have access to unique tools and training while earning their Master’s degree in Information Sciences in our CCI User eXperience Laboratory.”

About UTK SIS

From preparing data analysts for private corporations to librarians for the public sector, the University of Tennessee School of Information Sciences specializes in cultivating the next generation of information professionals; leading the way with both traditional and innovative career paths.

Accredited by the American Library Association since 1972, the UT School of Information Sciences is the only ALA accredited master’s program in Tennessee. Our nationally ranked programs have achieved regional, national, and international recognition through award-winning faculty, innovative research, diversity and inclusion, and distance eLearning options. Our strengths include information organization and data management; academic, public and school librarianship; scientific and technical information; scholarly communications; digital collections; and user experience.