Brian joined the NIH Library in 2006 as a biomedical librarian. Through the years, he has expanded his skills to become the Webmaster and usability expert for the library. Brian previously worked at Johns Hopkins as the Communications librarian from 2001-2006.
- Master, Library and Information Science, University of California, Los Angeles 2001
- Bachelor of Arts, English, University of California, Santa Barbara 1992
- Certified Usability Analyst, Human Factors International 2008
What Can I Do For You
Brian serves as Webmaster and team lead for the various NIH Library web solutions. With his background in information architecture, user experience, and user-centered design, Brian can serve as a knowledge agent and facilitator for many projects:
- Information architecture
- needs assessment
- project management
- content strategy
- web analytics
- web design
- usability studies
- web development
With his background in web searching and SEO, Brian also teaches a course in doing research on the Web, "Thinking Beyond Google: Using the Web for Research." Brian has also created a guide on "Keeping Current with the Literature: Creating Alerts."