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Lindsey Skaggs

Discovery Services & User Experience Librarian
Milner Library
Office
Milner Library - MLB 530
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Biography

As Discovery Services and User Experience Librarian, I administer the library's catalog and design and facilitate user testing. Additionally, I teach IDS 117, which I designed in collaboration with the Instruction and Student Engagement Department.

Research Interests & Areas

User Experience, Library Technology, Authentic Learning, Algorithmic Literacy, Misinformation

MS Library Science

Indiana University
Bloomington, IN

BA Hispanic Studies

Illinois Wesleyan University
Bloomington, IL

Book Review

Skaggs, L. (2023). [Review of the book Algorithmic Culture Before the Internet by Ted Striphas.] Choice 61(2).

Presentations

Following the Discourse: Using Current Events to Differentiate Source Types. Information Literacy Summit. (2023)
What is Out There? Data Services Offerings at R1 and R2 Doctoral University Libraries. Midwest Data Librarian Symposium 2023. (2023)
Preparing for Usability Testing. Usability Testing 101. Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois. (2022)
Updating Labels, Facets, and Search Targets in Primo VE. Getting Started with Interface Customizations in Primo VE. Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois. (2022)
Positioning Primo VE: Making Connections Between Resources. Primo VE in Practice - Life After Going Live. Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois. (2020)

Grants & Contracts

University Research Grant: “Data Services Comparison at R1 and R2 Doctoral University Libraries, Part Two. Milner Library. Illinois State University. (2023)
University Research Grant: “Data Services Comparison at R1 and R2 Doctoral University Libraries. Milner Library. Illinois State University. (2022)