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Discovery, Reference & User Experience Working Group

Function: Ensures that all patrons are able to discover all items locally as well as consortially in a stable and streamlined fashion.

Expectations and Responsibilities:

Discovery Configuration: Research and recommend discovery configurations.

Discovery Interface: Develop and conduct usability, and accessibility testing of the new discovery tool's public interface, including the look and feel of the union catalog. Make basic recommendations on how each institution configures its local interface. Contribute and participate in consortial Primo training and promote implementation of results from user experience feedback.


Name Institution Term
Rachel Whitney, Chair Medical University of South Carolina 07/2022 - 06/2024
Karen Brown, Chair-Elect USC Columbia 07/2023- 06/2025
Tom Fitzmaurice Trident Technical College 07/2022 - 06/2024
Joe Fox Charleston Southern University 07/2022 - 06/2024
Heather Gray Southern Wesleyan University 07/2022 - 06/2024
Marisa Reichert Tri-County Technical College 07/2023 - 06/2025
Michelle Rubino Greenville Technical College 07/2022 - 06/2024
Lakisha Smalls The Citadel 01/2022 - 06/2024
Diann Smothers, Past Chair Winthrop University 01/2022 - 06/2024
Rachel Smith PASCAL Ex Officio
Chris Vinson Clemson University Ex Officio, SLSP Steering Committee Liaison
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