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Tammy Wolf

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Director of Discovery Services
Academic Professional, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 1006

Tammy Allgood Wolf is currently an Associate Librarian and directs Discovery Services at Arizona State University Libraries for all 8 libraries on 5 campuses. She is responsible for providing leadership in the development, implementation, and assessment of policies, practices and technologies designed to enhance information discovery and sharing.

Among other things, Tammy is responsible for designing, maintaining and assessing the ASU Libraries web site, which received over 9,000 visits a day as well as many other internal and external library interfaces. 

Tammy supervises the web development, integrated library system, discovery systems and image lab production staff. Previously, Tammy was the lead web developer for ASU Libraries. She is responsible for recommending and implementing the Drupal CMS for the library web site, LibGuides, Summon, LibCal, Sharepoint (for the ASU Libraries Intranet), and the 360 Link OpenUrl. She has supported the technology involved with many innovative instructional platforms such as Learning Badges:, Guide on the Side:, the Fletcher Library Game Project:, and the ASU Omeka learning object repository: She was responsible for integrating ASU Libraries resources and tutorials into ASU's learning management system (Blackboard) and student portal (MyASU). 

Tammy administers and directs the distribution of web analytics from various sources to facilitate data-driven decision-making. She also coordinates web usability research and chairs the ASU Libraries Web Services Advisory Board.

Education: M.S., Information Science (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill); B.A., History, Cum Laude (University of Arizona).


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Twitter: @tallgood

Research Interests

User-Interface Design, Usability, Discovery Systems, Web Development, Human-Computer Interaction, Online Instruction, Gaming, Privacy in Academic Libraries

Tammy has published articles, book chapters and conference proceedings with the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), Library Technology Reports, LOEX, and Reference Services Review. She has been an invited speaker and presenter at numerous national conferences, including the Internet Librarian, Computers in Libraries, Special Libraries Association (SLA), American Library Association's Annual (ALA) Conference, Library & Information Technology Association (LITA), and others. She also participated in the very first presentation at DrupalCon about Drupal in libraries.