User Experience Design Committee


To identify and study issues relating to user experience (UX) design as it relates to emerging technologies in library public services, and to evaluate and promote integration of UX methods and philosophies in all types of libraries through technological and service standards, guidelines, and "best practices." User Experience employs user research and user-centered design methods to holistically craft the structure, context, modes of interaction, and aesthetic and emotional aspects of an experience in order to facilitate satisfaction and ease of use.


Prof. Karen Elizabeth Antell (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Jason Matthew Coleman (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Stephanie J. Graves (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Mr. Ryan Michael Shepard (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014)
Mr. Arlie Sims (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Courtney Greene McDonald (Consultant, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Andrea Hill (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2020)

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Staff Liaison

Andrea Hill
Web Services Mgr.