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Tammy Wolf

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

Tammy Allgood Wolf is currently an Associate Librarian and Director of Discovery Services at Arizona State University Library 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. Tammy currently manages the web development, discovery development, interface design, and ILS administration staff as well as a digital library software developer for the ASU Library.

In 2016, Tammy was the leader of the Tri-University Library Services Platform selection committee for all three Arizona Universities (ASU, U of A and NAU). She led the request for proposal (RFP) process, successfully navigated security and risk assessment reviews, and collaborated with the Tri-University committee to evaluate and select products. She was responsible for negotiating a favorable contract for a new library services platform for all three Universities in order to improve workflow efficiencies, streamline circulation, and improve collaboration. Currently, she is the project manager for implementation of library services platform (Alma, Primo, and Leganto) for ASU Library.

Previously, Tammy was the lead web developer for ASU Libraries. She was 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: http://learningbadges.wpengine.com/, Guide on the Side: http://libapps.asu.edu/guides/, the Fletcher Library Game Project: http://www.asu.edu/lib/game/, and the ASU Omeka learning object repository: http://learning.lib.asu.edu/. She was responsible for integrating ASU Libraries resources and tutorials into ASU's learning management system (Blackboard) and student portal (MyASU). 

Tammy 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).

Website: https://tammyallgoodwolf.com/

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.

 

Publications

Book Chapters

Gallegos, B. & Allgood, T. (2008). The Fletcher Library Game Project. In Harris, A. & Rice, S. E. (Eds.), Gaming in Academic Libraries, pp.149-163. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL).
http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=2505.

Interviews

Levine, J.  (2008, April). Broadening Gaming Services in Libraries. Library Technology Reports, 44(3): 29-31. Interviewed by Jenny Levine for content for Case Study 8.

http://alatechsource.metapress.com/content/l663771512r80806/?p=6c15da868eab47ca9e76a60eba6fe5ce&pi=4.

Articles

Kammerlocher, L., Couture, J., Sparks, O., Harp, O., & Allgood, T. (2011) Learning landscapes Article Title: Information literacy in learning landscapes: flexible, adaptable, low-cost solutions. Reference Services Review, 39(3): 390-400.

Allgood, T. & Shackle, L. (2011). Summon™: It’s What You’ve Been Looking For. MARS Emerging Tecjnologies. RUSA Reference. http://etmars.wordpress.com/2011/06/23/from-the-products-services-committee-discovery-tools-third-of-four-reviews/

Conference Proceedings

Gallegos, B., Allgood, T., & Grondin, K. (2008). Quarantined: The Fletcher Library Game Project. In Sietz, B. (Eds.). Uncharted Waters: Tapping the Depths of Our Community to Enhance Learning: Thirty-Fifth National Library Orientation Exchange (LOEX ) Instruction Conference Proceedings, San Diego, CA May 3-5, 2007, pp. 133-138. Ypsilanti, MI: Library Orientation Exchange (LOEX) Press.
http://www.lulu.com/product/paperback/uncharted-waters-tapping-the-depths-of-our-community-to-enhance-learning-thirty-fifth-national-loex-library-instruction-conference-proceedings-san-diego-california-may-3-5-2007/5168501.

Allgood, T. & Johnson, C. (2003). Thinking Outside the Box Office: A Learning  Object  for Curriculum Resources or Blockbuster Meets Academia. In A. Rossett (Ed.), Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (pp. 8-10). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.
http://www.editlib.org/d/14873/proceeding_14873.pdf.
 

Presentations

Varnum, K., Allgood Wolf, T., Neuwirth, E. (2016). Discovery to Delivery: Improved Linking through Assessment & Redesign. LITA Forum. Minneapolis, MN. November 14, 2016. http://hdl.handle.net/2286/R.A.161255

Allgood Wolf, T (2015). Get Agile. Florida Library Webinars. Florida Department of State, Division of Library and Information Services. Online. February 4, 2015. http://floridalibrarywebinars.org/events/get-agile-kill-the-website-redesign-project/

Allgood Wolf, T (2014). The death of the library website redesign. LITA Forum. Albuquerque, NM. November 8, 2014. http://www.slideshare.net/tallgood/death-of-the-library-website-redesign

Allgood Wolf, T (2014). Get Agile: Kill the Website Redesign Project. Internet Librarian Conference. Monterey, California. October 27, 2014. http://www.slideshare.net/tallgood/get-agile-kill-the-library-website-redesign-project

Allgood Wolf, T., Fisher, C. & Degler, R. (2012). Internet Librarian Lightning Round-Up, presented by the ACRL-ULS Technology & Libraries Committee. Online. October 30, 2012.

Farrelly, D., Kurtz, J., Harp, M. & Allgood Wolf, T. (2012). It Takes a Village: Implementing a Homegrown Solution for Streaming Video Resources. American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference. Anaheim, California. June 25, 2012.

Moore, M., Alascia, V., Allgood, T., Chavez, K, Nalette, K., & Pearson, C. (2011).  The Changing Role of the Library Webmaster. Arizona Library Association (AZLA) 2011 Annual Conference. Tucson, Arizona.

Allgood, T. (2010).  Library One Search: Implementing Web-Scale Discovery in an Academic Research Library. Library & Information Technology Association (LITA) 2010 National Forum. Atlanta, Georgia.
http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/lita/litaevents/forum2010/concurrent.cfm (Description).

Lynch, K., Allgood, T., & Qualls-McClure, A. (2010).  Shh! This is a (Drupal-powered) Library Site! DrupalCon. San Francisco, California. April 21, 2010. [Very first program at DrupalCon about Drupal’s application in libraries].
http://sf2010.drupal.org/conference/sessions/shh-drupal-powered-library-site.

Allgood, T. (2010). Summon Implementation. American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter. ProQuest Event. Boston, Massachusetts. January 16, 2010.

Allgood, T. (2008). How to Design Library Websites for Usability. Special Libraries Association (SLA), San Diego Chapter Seminar. San Diego, California. October 3, 2008. [Invited Keynote Speaker].
http://sla-sd.typepad.com/Seminar2008/2008AllgoodPresentation.pdf.

Allgood, T., & Duarte, M. (2008). Are You in the Game?  Harnessing Millennial Learning Strategies to Market Your Library. American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference. Anaheim, California. June 29, 2008. [Invited Speaker].
http://www.slideshare.net/LLAMA_ALA/are-you-in-the-game-harnessing-millennial-learning-strategies-to-market-your-library.

Harp, M. & Allgood, T. (2007). Podcasting 101. Arizona Library Association (AzLA) Annual Conference. Mesa, Arizona. November 15, 2007. 
http://lib.asu.edu/librarychannel/2007/11/15/live-from-azla-2007/ (Audio).

Gallegos, B., &Allgood, T. (2007). Quarantined: Axl Wise and the Information Outbreak: Creating an Online Game to Teach Information Skills. American Library Association (ALA) TechSource Gaming, Learning, and Libraries Symposium. Chicago, Illinois. July 24, 2007.
http://gaming.techsource.ala.org/index.php/Quarantined:_Axl_Wise_and_the_Information_Outbreak:_Creating_an_Online_Game_to_Teach_Information_Skills.

Allgood, T., & MacLeod, D. (2007). Podcasting the Librarian Way. Special Libraries Association (SLA) Annual Conference. Denver, Colorado. June 6, 2007.  [Invited Speaker].
http://units.sla.org/division/dite/2007/podcasts/Allgood_final.ppt.

Allgood, T., Gallegos, B., & Grondin, K. (2007).  Quarantined: The Fletcher Library Game Project. Library Orientation Exchange (LOEX) of the West Annual Conference. San Diego, California. May 4, 2007.
http://public.csusm.edu/acarr/loex/breakout.html#quarantine (Description).

Allgood, T., & Liu, S. (2007). Gaming, & Training. Computers in Libraries Conference. Arlington, Virginia. April 17, 2007.
http://www.infotoday.com/cil2007/presentations/C205_Allgood.pps.

Allgood, T., & Liu, S. (2006). Learning, Gaming, & Training. Internet Librarian Conference. Monterey, California. Oct. 25, 2006.
http://www.infotoday.com/il2006/presentations/index.shtml#Wednesday (Description).

Allgood, T., Duarte, M., & Gallegos, B. (2005). Scalable, Relevant, Tailored: Implementing a First-Year Library Instruction Program. Arizona Library Association (AzLA) Annual Conference. Mesa, Arizona. October 13, 2005.
http://westcgi.west.asu.edu/libcontrib/AZLA05-LODI/lodi.ppt.

Allgood, T., & McKennon, E. (2005). Library Web Site Management Tools & Tips. Arizona Library Association (AzLA) Annual Conference. Mesa, Arizona. October 13, 2005.
http://westcgi.west.asu.edu/libcontrib/AZLA05-Web/websitemanagement.ppt.

Allgood, T., & McKennon, E. (2004). Website File Structure: Principles and Best Practices in Web Architecture for Academic Library Web Sites. Arizona Library Association (AzLA) Annual Conference. Tucson, Arizona. December 1, 2004.

Allgood, T., Barber, K., & Harac, E. (2004). Online Learning: The Instructor Perspective. Internet Librarian Conference. Monterey, California. November 16, 2004.
http://www.infotoday.com/il2004/tuesday.shtml (Description).

Allgood, T., & Johnson, C. (2003). Thinking Outside the Box Office: A Learning Object for Curriculum Resources or Blockbuster Meets Academia. World Conference on E-Learning in Corp., Govt., Health., & Higher Ed. Phoenix, Arizona. November 16, 2003.
http://www.editlib.org/f/14873 (Description).

Poster Sessions

Harp, M. Duvernay, J. Allgood, T. & F. McIlvain (2008). The Library Channel: Syndicating News, Views, and Collections to the World. American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference. Anaheim, California. June 30, 2008.
http://lib.asu.edu/librarychannel/poster/.

Allgood, T., & Amani, J. (2007). SFX Usability Testing at Arizona State University. Library & Information Technology Association (LITA) Annual Conference. Denver, Colorado. October 7, 2007. 
http://www.lita.org/ala/mgrps/divs/lita/litaevents/litanationalforum2007denver/SFX.pdf.