Web Team Leader | November 2013 – Present | ASIS&T Special Interest Group – Information Needs, Seeking & Use (SIGUSE)
- Elected in 2013 as the Web Team leader beginning term after ASIS&T Annual Conference in November.
- Manage, design and develop website to support the SIGs needs and goals for the year.
Webmaster | September 2013 – Present | ASIS&T New Jersey Chapter
- Took a leadership role in the rejuvenation of the ASIS&T New Jersey Chapter website.
- Managed and implemented a WordPress website as a sub-directory of the national association’s web domain.
- Worked with other volunteers to develop and enhance the chapter’s web presence.
SLA Philadelphia Chapter Website
Web Consultant (2013)
- Consulted on Job Manager plugin and other website developments.
- Trained Webmaster on implementing WordPress multi-site functionality.
Webmaster (Jan. – Dec. 2012)
- Managed all aspects of the current WordPress website, including system management, content, website and social networking updates, and the transition to the new website.
- Developed and wrote a quick reference Web Manager’s Guide for future Webmasters.
Drexel University Special Library Association Student Chapter (DUSLA) Webmaster (2009 – 2011)
- Managed the transition from the old website to a new website, including the addition of Web 2.0 features
- Worked on the SLA Philadelphia Chapter 2011 Annual Conference Hospitality website and the Annual Holiday Party and Silent Auction websites.
- Reviewed submitted papers within my area of research for inclusion in the conference
Conference Webmaster (2009 – 2010)
PAKM2010 Conference Website
Project Goal: Designed, developed and managed all aspects of the website for the Conference on Practical Aspects of Knowledge Management 2010 (http://ischool.drexel.edu/PAKM2010) chaired by Dr. Rosina Webber. The website provided information for the conference attendees and showcased the conference city (Philadelphia)
Responsibility: Develop, implement, and manage the website from conception to launch, work with the conference chair on the information architecture and content, and with the graphic designer on the visual design.
This was a collaborative project that focused on designing and developing a digital collection repository. I designed and built the repository website, including making incremental changes to design and functionality to enhance the user experience. The repository was used with Masters-level digital library students and taught them methods of adding collections with appropriate metadata and evaluation.
Digital Collections Website
Role: IMLS Research Fellow & Implementer
Project Goal: Using Drupal, design and develop a digital collection system that helps to create a community around digital collections.
Project Dates: 2009 – 2010
Responsibility: research user needs and an open-source platform that provide flexibility for online community building, design a website that is easy to use and create community, develop registration, content submission, editing, and management, and develop a recommender system.
Deliverable: Drupal Website
The iSchool PhD Portal was developed and implemented during my first year as an IMLS Fellow. It builds on earlier research to provide iSchool PhD students with an online space to communicate throughout the PhD process.
Project Goal: Design and build a portal website (http://ischoolphd.org/index.php) for Drexel iSchool PhD students based on prior IMLS Fellows requirements user research.
Project Dates: 2008 – 2009
Role: Researcher & Implementer (IMLS Fellow)
Responsibility: research content management and website platforms that would support collaboration, community and research, and can be implemented with limited resources and budget; develop content and information architecture strategy; design and implement website on identified platform, including any additional features necessary to meet project goals.