A reflective report about my first co-op term for the Making Research Accessible initiative, a collaboration between UBC Library and the UBC Learning Exchange that aims to improve access to scholarly research among people who live and work in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.
A back-of-the-book index for a local history about bakers in early-20th-century Waltham Forest (an East London borough). Includes an introductory note explaining the indexer's decisions.
A preliminary exploration of a research question related to information studies. Includes a statement of purpose, literature review, sample instruments and codebook. For practical considerations, this inquiry stops short of actual field study, but it sets the stage for future research.
This activity follows the steps of system prototype design from beginning to end. It includes a statement of purpose, a survey of similar extant products, user research. The final product is a working prototype that follows both established user experience heuristics and recommendations from independent research.
A comprehensive guide to the Department of Sociology's instance of Formscanner, an optical mark recognition program that helps faculty quickly scan, mark, and assess multiple-choice exams.
A published write-up of UBC's Open Scholarship in Practice workshop seminar held on September 29, 2017. During the seminar, university faculty and students outlined their self-started initiatives that promote and sustain open scholarship on campus.
A list of subject headings, with hierarchal and relational sequences, corresponding to a small collection of children's books.
A prototype for a website intending to assist the specific informational needs of those prospective undergraduate nursing students commonly considered "nontraditional" or "mature."
A comprehensive briefing, addressed to the Directorial Board of Digital Humanities Summer Institute at the University of Victoria, that offers practical solutions to improve diversity and intersectionality in digital humanities spaces.