VCU Libraries Faculty Vita
Web Systems Librarian
Room 234-E, James Branch Cabell Library
M.S. Information Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2009
B.A. Sociology, University of Georgia, 2007
A.B.J. Publication Management, University of Georgia, 2007
Previous Professional Experience
Web Design Intern, webslingerz Inc., Summer 2008
Information Technology Graduate Assistant, UNC School of Information and Library Science, 2007-2009
Student Web Designer, UGA Application Solutions Group, 2005-2007
Gariepy, L.W., Mazure, E., McDaniel, J., and White, E.R. "Developing LibGuides Training: A Blended Learning Approach." In Using LibGuides to Enhance Library Services: A LITA Guide. ALA Techsource (2013).
Doherty, M., and White, E. Room reservations at VCU Libraries: how we coped with rapid growth and overwhelming demand for student study space. College & Research Libraries News 73(3) (2012).
Ghaphery, J., and White, E.. Library Use of Web-based Research Guides. Information Technology and Libraries 31(1) (2012).
White, E. "Are you LS or IS? A Study of SILS Students' Perceptions of Programs." Master's Paper, UNC–Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (2009).
"Creating Mobile-Friendly Services at VCU Libraries" with Jimmy Ghaphery. ASERL webinar. 2012. Online.
Data-driven design decisions for discovery interfaces. LITA Forum. 2012 Columbus, OH.
From chaos to control: Facilitating access to group study rooms at a busy academic library with M. Teresa Doherty. Virginia Library Association Poster Session. 2011
Making waves: Library IT as a disruptive force with Thomas McNulty. LITA Forum. 2011. St. Louis, MO.
Leveraging the cloud for nimble web project management. LITA Forum Poster Session. 2011. St. Louis, MO.
Chats, Docs, Standups and 2.0: Collaboration Tools for Virtual Teams with Susan Teague-Rector. LITA Forum Poster Session. 2010. Atlanta, GA.
Design Fundamentals for Better Web User Experience. EdUI Conference. 2010. Charlottesville, VA.
"Social Media and Virginia Libraries Panel Discussion". Virginia Library Association Annual Conference. 2010. Portsmouth, VA.
"Taking Mobile to the Next Level" with Josh Bishoff, Anne Houston, Jason Paul Michel. American Library Association Annual Conference. RUSA "Hot Topics in Electronic Reference" Roundtable. 2010. Washington, D.C.
TTYL IRL :) : Strategies and Tools for Remote Library Teams with Susan Teague-Rector. American Library Association Annual Conference Poster Session. 2010. Washington, D.C.
User Research on a Shoestring with Susan Teague-Rector. American Library Association Annual Conference. LITA Bigwig Showcase. 2010. Washington, D.C.
"User Research on a Shoestring: Knowing Your Users Without Spending a Bundle". Richmond User Experience Group Monthly Meeting. 2010. Richmond, VA.
University Committee Work
VCU Equity and Diversity Committee; LGBT Subcommittee, 2010-present
VCU Southern Film Festival Planning Committee, Webmaster, 2010-present
VCU Faculty Senate, Honorary Faculty Senator, Webmaster, 2009-present
VCU Libraries Committee Work
Web Redesign Task Force, Chair, 2012-present
Faculty Organization, Secretary, 2011-2012
Online Volunteering Task Force, Chair, 2011
Professional Development Committee; Member, 2009. Chair, 2010. 2009-2011
Web Environment Manager Screening Committee, 2010
Two Millionth Volume Celebration Planning Committee, 2009
American Library Association (ALA). LITA; GLBT-RT, 2008 -present
American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T), 2007 -present
edUi Conference Program Committee, 2011-present
edUi Conference Executive Planning Committee, 2011-present
Refresh Richmond Organizing Commitee, 2011-present
Richmond Academic Library Consortium Web User Group,Founder; member. 2010-present
Richmond User Experience Group (RUX), 2009-present
Library technology, web development, web usability, user experience design, cloud computing, information architecture, technology education.
WRIR 97.3 FM - Richmond Independent Radio, Event volunteer, 2010.