Indiana University Libraries Digital Projects & Services

This web site, which provides information about digital projects and services of the Indiana University Libraries and former IU Digital Library Program, is currently in transition. Over time, much of the content on this site will be migrated to the IU Bloomington Libraries web site.

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Usability Internship

The usability for digital libraries internship will provide students with hands-on experience applying various user-centered design methods for assessing and developing digital resources. Students will be exposed to quantitative and qualitative evaluation methodologies from surveys, logs analysis and task/scenario-based testing to interviews, walkthroughs and field observations; evaluation planning including human subjects compliance; techniques for administering user-centered studies; formal and informal analysis of data gathered; requirements development; and prototyping.


  • Assist in planning, organizing and administering user-centered studies
  • Assist in data analysis using tools such as spreadsheets, databases, and models
  • Develop reports and functionality requirements
  • Conduct paper- and web-based prototyping


  • Familiarity with spreadsheet and database applications such as Microsoft Excel and Access for data analysis and reporting

SLIS Prerequisites:

  • S516 Human-Computer Interaction
  • S603 Usability-related Workshops


If interested, please send résumé and list of courses taken to: Michelle Dalmau, Digital Projects & Usability Librarian,