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David Comeaux
Web Development Librarian
davidcomeaux@lsu.edu
578-6083



Summary of Responsibilities

As Web Development Librarian, Dave has a leadership role in the planning, design, and management of an evolving library web presence in order to meet the needs of the LSU students, faculty, and staff. In collaboration with the Director of Library Communications and Publications and the Web Advisory Commitee, Dave is responsible for establishing and implementing goals, policies, and procedures for the Libraries’ websites, with a focus on improving the user experience.  

Dave is a passionate advocate for user-centered design. He has directed numerous web assessment activities including usability testing, focus groups, surveys and analytics assessment. He is very excited about the opportunity to engage the LSU community in improving the Libraries’ websites. 

Experience

Title Organization Dates
Web Development Librarian LSU 03/2014 to present
Web Developer C4 Tech & Design 12/2013 to 03/2014
Web Services Librarian Tulane University 06/2009 to 12/2013
Multimedia Developer eService Productions 02/2004 to 04/2009
User Interface Designer Mindex Technologies 01/2003 to 10/2003
Web Designer Paychex 04/2001 to 03/2002
Technical Writer Paychex 06/1999 to 04/2001
Web Content Editor Fairport Media 11/1998 to 04/1999
Instructor, (Business Communication) Delta College 03/1998 to 08/1998

Education

University at Buffalo, SUNY Master of Library Science 02 / 2008
University of Tennessee, Knoxville B.A. Anthropology, Economics 06 / 1996

Publications

Presentations

LOUIS Users Conference (2012)

"Trends in Library Website Design at Louisiana and ASERL Academic Libraries"

LOUIS Users Conference (October 2011)

ELUNA Conference (May 2012)

"User Testing of Primo at Tulane University"

American Library Association (June 2012)

"An Evaluation and Discussion of the Web Accessibility of Academic Library Web Sites"
Presented at Current Issues in Accessibility: How Blind and Learning Disabled Patrons Use Audio to Access the Internet, sponsored by the Universal Accessibility Interest Group.

 

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