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  • 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.”

  • Cortez Appointed Chair of ALA Committee on Education

    Ed Cortez, professor and former director of the School of Information Sciences (SIS) in the College of Communication and Information, has been appointed chair of the American Libraries Associaed corteztion (ALA) Committee on Education.

    Cortez will take office in June 2016 after the ALA annual conference.

    Before coming to UT, Cortez served as a professor and administrator at the University of Michigan and the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

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