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Category: User Experience Design

Meet Robert Wang – CDL’s new UX Designer

Robert Wang is a new UX Designer at the California Digital Library (CDL). He recently graduated from the University of Michigan with an M.S. in Information, specializing in human-computer interaction (HCI). He is excited about advancing CDL’s mission of supporting scholarship […]

Meet Alana Miller — CDL’s new UX Content Strategist

CDL is happy to welcome Alana Miller as our new UX Content Strategist. Alana is a content strategist interested in the intersections between information, design, and discovery. Originally an aspiring film archivist, she completed her undergraduate degree in Film Studies […]

CDL Job Opening for UX Designer

Do you get intrigued thinking through system interactions and engaging in the details of a useful and arresting user experience for online websites and resources? Then join our team! We are hiring a person to join the UX team and […]

CDL Job Opening for User Experience (UX) Content Strategist

Do you love creating an engaging and useful content strategy and user experience for online websites and resources? Then join our team! We are hiring a person to serve as the User Experience (UX) Content Strategist for the California Digital […]

CDL Welcomes Joel Hagedorn

By Eric Satzman, CDL Web production Manager CDL is pleased to announce that Joel Hagedorn has joined the CDL as the newest member of the Web Production team.  Joel comes to us from UC Berkeley Extension where he previously worked […]

Work in progress: UC libraries website redesign update, December, 2012

The following is another update on the progress of the 2012-2013 redesign project for the UC libraries website ( Here is some background on the project. ( We’re nearing the end of our last few months in the project timeline. […]

Librarian in Print – Rachael Hu

CDL’s Rachael Hu has an article published in this month’s RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage (Fall 2012 13:175-190).   The article is entitled, “Methods to Tame the Madness: A Practitioner’s Guide to User Assessment Techniques for […]

Work in progress: UC libraries website redesign update

The following is a work-in-progress update for the 2012 redesign project of the UC libraries website ( This website is a web presence for all UC library groups and their systemwide activities. (This website is a separate entity from the […]

UC Libraries Website – Help us test our new site architecture!

Here at CDL, we have embarked on a major web design and content migration effort for the UC libraries website. Please take a moment to help us test out our site navigation! (Thanks for your participation in our survey and […]

Who are Trevor, Darrell, Katie, Chloe, Lisa, Stacy, and Xiaowen?

Thanks to the HathiTrust User Experience Advisory Group, we now have a set of “personas” representing HathiTrust users.   For those of you who are unfamiliar with the term, personas are composite fictional portraits created to represent different user types who […]