Capstone Projects

Professional Experience

Name

Title

Host Institution

Bretagne Abirached

Usability Evaluation of The University of Texas at Austin Degree Audit System

The University of Texas at Austin - Office of the Registrar

Joe Ahearn

An Intelligent Book Recommendation System: Research and Taxonomies

Legi Libro

Bethany Anderson

Unearthing a Records Management Plan: The Records of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference

Southeastern Archaeological Conference

Rachel Appel

Developing a Migration Strategy for Legacy Digital Collections at the Harry Ransom Center

Harry Ransom Center

Selene Arrazolo

Developing and Integrating a Lightweight Metadata System into a Data Ingestion Workflow

Infochimps Inc.

Jennifer Avery

Children's Programming in the Public Library

Cedar Park Public Library

Nadia Barclay

Developing the IC_ Institute's Online Publishing System

IC_ Institute

Becky Bessinger

Creating an Oil and Gas Industry Information Portal for Investment Professionals

Austin Ventures

Jack Boettcher

Beyond PubMed: Emerging Biomedical Search Tools in a Pediatric Hospital Library

Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas, Medical Library

Ana Carmona

Visualizing Energy Data for the Smart Building Initiative

The University of Texas at Austin

Eric Cartier

Capturing and Releasing the Longhorn Radio Network Collection

Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

Alison Clemens

Literary Curation at the Harry Ransom Center

Harry Ransom Center

Emily Coleman

Constituent Relationship Management System for College Forward

College Forward

Ian Collins

Digital Curation via Omeka:The Tobenkin Collection of Soviet Pamphlets

UT Perry Castaneda Library

Bonnie Cope

ACCESS Wiki

Talking Book Program, Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Joel Coutiño Macias

Understanding Users and Their Needs – A User and Website Usability Study for The H.J. Lutcher Stark Center for Physical Culture

H.J. Lutcher Stark Center

Emily Couvillon

Researching Grant Opportunities for Cedar Park Public Library

Cedar Park Public Library

Tiffany Criswell

Digital Archives and the Armadillo World Headquarters Oral History Project

KUT

Elizabeth Cruces Welty

Increasing Digital Access and Creating Research Tutorials for the Wittliff Collections at Texas State University-San Marcos

The Wittliff Collections at Alkek Library, Texas State University-San Marcos

Shannon Daily

Trapit Discoveries

Trapit Discoveries

Amy Davis

Environmental Law Clinic Public Participation Guide and Wiki

University of Texas at Austin School of Law

Rachele DiTullio

User Experience Design in Enterprise Software

OpenText Corporation

Natalia Em

User Experience Research and Design of AcademicSharing.com

Yahoo! Inc.

Brooke Everett

Information Management for Convio Project Managers

Convio

Madeline Fendley

Developing Guidelines for Evaluation and Appraisal of VHS Collections at TAMI

Texas Archive of the Moving Image

Anna Fidgeon

University of Texas Libraries Foreign Language Collection Development

University of Texas Libraries

Amy Franco

Digitized Copybooks from Post-Reconstruction Texas (1894, 1896-97, 1904)

Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Savannah Gignac

Developing a Digitization Strategy for Audio-Visual Collections

Human Rights Documentation Initiative (HRDI), The University of Texas

Sara Gore

Building a Library: The Revamping of the Art Education Resource Room

UT Department of Art and Art History

Ryan Haecker

University Catholic Student Center Library

The University Catholic Student Center

Wendy Hagenmaier

Exploring the Future of Digital Scholarly Editions: A Case Study of the Letters of Katherine Anne Porter

University of Maryland Libraries

Jacklyn Harris

Data Visualization for the Texas Comptroller's Office

Texas Comptroller's Office

Sara Hawkins

Data-Driven Design and Evaluation of a Music Website

Eye in the Sky Collective

Amy Heaton

Cataloging E-Audiobooks in a Public Library

Cedar Park Public Library

Stacey Helmerich

Building Development Resources

Women.Design.Build

Jessica Higgins

Enhancing Educational Access to Art

Blanton Museum of Art

Shannon Hildenbrand

Preserving Folk Dance History

Society of Folk Dance Historians

Natalie Hill

Analysis of iOS and Android Mobile Platform Interaction Models

RED Method, Inc.

Michelle Hinojosa

Developing Documentation at a Start-Up

Adlucent, LLC

Yongping Huang

Enhancing Access of Rich Media for the LBJ Library using GLIFOS and MediaWiki

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum

Kathleen Joyce

System Analysis: Implementing a Non-Profit Client Management System

Goodwill Industries of Central Texas

Sophia Chia-Yu Kang

Marketing Strategy for Academic Sharing, a teaching resource portal

Yahoo!

Nusrat Khan

Developing a Circulation System for Library Materials at Texas A & M Health Science Center- Round Rock

Texas A & M Health Science Center

Helen Kim

Creating a Digital Repository for the Blanton Museum of Art's Institutional Images

The Blanton Museum of Art

Ryder Kouba

LBJ Interactive Daily Diary and Transcribe LBJ

Lyndon B. Johnson Library and Museum

Kathryn Kramer

Increasing Usability and Accessibility of the Society of Folk Dance Historians Audiovisual Collection

Society of Folk Dance Historians

Rebecca Kuipers

Assessing the Preservation Needs of the Texas Supreme Court Archive

Texas Supreme Court

Brian Lam

Seeking vs. Browsing: Re-Organizing the Children's Picture Book Collection at Westbank Community Library

Westbank Community Library

Lauren Linn

Online Call Number Arrangement Training Videos and Tests

Perry-Castañeda Library, University of Texas Libraries

Di Liu

User Experience Research and Design of AcademicSharing.com at Yahoo!

Yahoo! Inc.

Emilia Mahaffey

Disaster Planning for High Density Storage Facilities

University of Texas Libraries

Zoe Marquardt

iSchool IT Needs Assessment: Faculty and Staff

iSchool IT Committee

Jessica McClean

Using Patron-Focused Cataloging to Increase Accessibility of a Graphic Novels Collection

Cedar Park Public Library

Jocelyn Monahan

Digital Reproduction of Video Games for Archival Use

Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Abigail Nersesian

Opportunities Abound: Growing Volunteerism and Community in Public Libraries

Pflugerville Community Library

Amy Nurnberger

An Affinity for Information: Affiniscape & Market Intelligence

Affiniscape

Kevin O'Donnell

LBJ's Multimedia Diaries and Transcribe LBJ

LBJ Library and Museum

Sarah Papania

Creating an Information Portal on the Texas Economy for Investment Professionals

Austin Ventures

Samantha Pitchel

Developing a Digital Media Strategy for SXSW Comedy

SXSW Inc.

Miriam Richards

The Evolution of UT Women's Basketball: An Online Exhibit H.J. Lutcher

Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sports

Rebecca Rosenberg

Facilitating Fun and Good Times: Digital Content Strategy and Knowledge Management

Transmission Events

Dana Sagona

Library Instruction Austin Public Library - Faulk Central

Elizabeth Salazar

Cross-Platform Development: Making the Leap from Android to iOS

Minicore Studios, LLC

Margaret Schäfer

Reimagining the Reference Collection at the Fine Arts Library

The University of Texas' Fine Arts Library

Zane Schwarzlose

Refining the TEIDisplay Omeka Plugin

Scholars' Lab, University of Virginia Libraries

Eliot Scott

Digital Archives of the Congregational Church of Austin

Congregational Church of Austin

Jennifer Singer

Conducting a Business Systems Analysis of Speed Ordinance and Traffic Engineering Studies at the Austin City Clerk's Office

Office of the City Clerk, City of Austin

Samuel Sipes

An Information Audit of Data Curation Processes at United Way Capital Area 2-1-1

United Way Capital Area 2-1-1

Sarah Sokolow

Prioritizing Preservation in an Archival Landscape, a study of establishing preservation procedures for fragile artifacts

Texas State Archives and Library Commission

Heather Weaver

Digitizing Texas History

Texas Archive of the Moving Image

Mary Wegmann

Preserving the Ephemeral: Archiving FronteraFest

FronteraFest

Tres Wilcox

Designing a User Profile Creation Process for AuntBertha.com

Aunt Bertha, Inc.

Katrina Windon

From the Papers of Frances Lewine

LBJ Library & Museum

Heidi Winkler

Evaluating Juvenile and Curriculum Materials at an Academic Library

Concordia University Texas

Sarah Wiseman

Longhorn Power - A History of Strength Training at UT The Stark Center

UT Stark Center

Carin Yavorcik

Refining the TEIDisplay Omeka Plugin

Scholars' Lab, University of Virginia Libraries

Jeremy Zuni

Native American Records at the Texas State Archives

Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Theses

Name

Title

Faculty Readers

Christine George

“Whatever You Say, You Say Nothing”: Archives and the Belfast Project

Ciaran Traces, Patricia Galloway

Timothy Herr

Books and Reading in Virtual Environments

Tanya Clement, Megan Winget

Meagan Samuelsen

A Study in Performing Arts Documentation

Megan Winget, Ciaran Trace

Stephen Wolfson

Crowdsourcing and the Law

Matt Lease, James Howison

Masters Reports

Name

Title

Faculty Readers

Rebecca Halpern

Beyond the Annual Book Sale: A Model for an Environmentally Sustainable Post-Weeding Process

Melanie Feinberg, Loriene Roy

Christopher Johnson

The Problematic Application of Economic Discourse to the Creation and Transfer of Information

Nathan Ensmenger, James Howison

Javier Ruedas

A prototype digital repository for indigenous Amazonian cultural materials

Patricia Galloway, Unmil Karadkar

Martha Tenney

Accession the Web: Preserving Access to Online Cultural Heritage

Megan Winget, Tanya Clement

Library Practica

Name

Title

Host Institution

Jessica Brickey

Literacy Skills Bibliography Digitization, Website Building, and Implementation

Barrington Elementary School

Michelle Keba

Creating Online Research Modules for Gullett Elementary

Gullett Elementary School

James Loomis

Increasing Visibility and Awareness of Materials and Services Available at the Graham Elementary

Graham Elementary School

Daniella Ramos

Family Literacy

Cook Elementary School

Sara Wimberley

The Instructional Library

Stephen F. Austin High School

Works In Progress

Name(s)

Title

Type

Bethany Anderson
Carin Yavorcik
Rachel Appel
Eliot Scott

Goodwill Computer Museum Catalog Conversion

 

 

Poster

Nadia Barclay

al-hakawati usability study

Poster

Becky Bessinger

Crowdsourcing as an Open Innovation Method for Businesses and Other Organizations

Poster

Jack Boettcher

Brackenridge Hospital Library Collection Evaluation

Poster

Sarah Brandt
Emily Couvillon

Collections Management-Youth Social Studies at PCL

Poster

Griffin Brown
John Schooley

American Genre Film Archive Assessment and Grant Proposal

Poster

Julia Bullard

Enforcement as Explanation of Rules in an Online Gaming Forum

Poster

Shannon Daily

Enterprise CrowdSourcing

Poster

Charlie Dunn

Crowdsourcing Advertising

Poster

Meg Eastwood
Amy Brown
Chloe Edwards
Kevin O’Donnell
Martha Tenney

Adventures in Digital Archiving: Processing Internal Hard Drives

 

 

Poster

Carlos Figueiredo

Enriching cognitive experience. Information in context supported by Human Computation in social networks.

Poster

Zach Fischer

Building with Donations: Architecture & Planning Library

Poster

Lydia Fletcher

Reference Collection Management in a Physics, Math and Astronomy Library

Poster

Valle Hansen

Women's Health Information Seeking Processes

Poster

Valle Hansen

Annie's List Usability Evaluation

Poster

Mary Jane Harris

Evaluation of a Youth Library Collection

Poster

Dan He

Understanding the usability of WebMD and MedlinePlus for senior users--crowdsourcing research

Poster

Dan He

How users seek health information on online health platform?

Poster

Amy Heaton

Management of the Health Collection at Cedar Park Public Library

Poster

Timothy Herr

Tarlton Law Library's Law in Popular Culture Collection: Evaluation and Recommendations

Poster

Natalie Hill

iOS and Android Mobile Platform Interaction Modeling and User Interface Design

Poster

Caris Hurd
Cary-Anne Olsen
Addison Martinez
Nicholas Huba

IX Lab touchscreen system

 

 

Demo

Christopher Johnson

The Problem of Economic Discourse as Applied to Information Creation and Transfer

Poster

Hyun Jung

Improving Quality of Crowdsourced Labels via Probabilistic Matrix Factorization

Poster

Sophia Chia-Yu Kang

Usability test of content sharing platforms for native English speakers and non-English speakers

Poster

Rebecca Kuipers

Plagiarism in the Fanfiction Community

Poster

James Loomis

Collection Management: Juvenile Biographies at Austin Public Library

Poster

Prateek Maheshwari
Edaena Salinas

Crowdsourcing complex work

 

 

Poster

Crystal McCullough

Evaluation of Spicewood Community Library

Poster

Melissa Ocepek

An Examination of Internet Question and Answer Sites

Poster

Joseph Olivarez

Music Collection Development at Texas A&M University

Poster

Jenise Overmier
Ryan Sibbet

Elizabet Ney Museum Needs Assessment and Grant Proposal

Poster

Lu Pan

GPP is Photo Plus

Poster & Demo

Sarah Pfannenschmidt

Risk Assessment of the H. J. Lutcher Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sports Willow J. Benavides

Poster

Michael Redding
Shilpa Shukla
Pierre Harlé
Andy Luong

StuffBoard

Poster & Demo

Michael Redding

The New KVRX

Poster & Demo

Hohyon Ryu
Matt Lease
Nicholas Woodward

Browsing the Blogosphere with Memes

 

 

Demo

Rob Scordino

Usability Evaluation of Green Ribbon Schools Website

Poster

Rebecca Seipp

Collection Development at Southwestern University

Poster

Rebecca Seipp

Information Interactions in deviantART

Poster

Kimberley Sharp

Social Business App

Poster & Demo

Sara Snow

Fogo Data Centers Usability Evaluation

Poster

Sara Snow
Henna Kim
Yeolib Kim
Carlos Duarte"

User Study of a Large-scale Multi-touch Display (Lasso): User Interaction and Collaboration

Poster

Annie Sollinger

A Conservation Plan for Ben Rubin

Poster

Annie Sollinger
Wendy Hagenmeier
Carly Dearborn
Sarah Sundbeck

Archiving Dr. Loreine Roy

 

 

Poster

Colter Starr

WorldFeel: Crowdsourcing Public Opinion

Poster

Colter Starr

Information Interaction amoung Bloggers and Commenters on Controversial Issues

Poster

Marianna Symeonides
Amy Brown

Comanche Public Library Needs Assessment and Grant Proposal

Poster

Jana Tate
Lauren Linn

Video Tutorial User Study

 

 

Poster

Alison Thomasson

Analyzing a School Library Collection Development Policy

Poster

Aibo Tian

Schema Mapping through Crowdsourcing

Poster

Amara Uhiara
Lauren Waelder

Preservation Assessment for Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Poster

Meredith Whipple

The Use of Crowdsourcing with Public Goods

Poster

Eryn Whitworth

In the Electrophysiology lab: a study of work

Poster

Sharon Williams

Features of Web-based weight loss sites: review of the literature and analysis of sites compared to evidence-based techniques.

Poster

Heidi Winkler

But What About the Children? Selecting for an Academic Juvenile Collection

Poster