Faculty/Staff Profile

April Renee Crockett, B.S. Computer Science, M.S. Computer Science

Web Manager & Adjunct Faculty in Computer Science

Highest Degree University: Tennessee Technological University
Department: Library
Volpe Library & Media Center (LIBR) 209
PO Box: 5066
(931) 372-6099

Education

  • 2004 M.S. in Computer Science  at Tennessee Technological University with emphasis on Web Technologies
  • 2001 B.S. in Computer Science at Tennessee Technological University with minor in Business.

Skills & Expertise

  • Programming, Web Programming
  • Web & Software Design
  • Human-User Interfaces
  • Project Management
  • Business Software & Databases
  • Mobile Technologies 

Library Web Manager

I implemented & maintain the following for the library:

  • Library Website
  • EagleSearch (Serials Solutions Summon)
  • ExLibris SFX (Link Resolver)
  • E-Journals A to Z list (Serials Solutions 360 Core)
  • SpringShare LibGuides
  • Library Facebook Page (maintain, add content)
  • Electronic Resource Database (ERDB)
  • EZProxy Server (add/remove links only)
  • Copyright Clearance Center Get It Now service
  • OCLC ILLiad (Interlibrary Loan)
  • Library Catalog Web Interface
  • Syndetics Solutions (Bowker)
  • Room Reservation Software (coming soon)
  • Digital Library software (coming soon)

I resolve any problems with the above web servies and I also gather usage data for each of these web services and product monthly reports available on the reports libguide:  Library Web Reports

Starting in 2014, I hope to start formal usability testing of the library website and EagleSearch using Morae Usability Testing Software.

Computer Science Adjunct Faculty

In Spring of 2009, I started teaching for the Computer Science department as an adjunct faculty member.  I teach CSC2100 (Introduction to Problem Solving & Computer Programming) and CSC2101 (Lab).

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