The Web Services Librarian takes responsibility for the functioning of the Library’s websites and designs, develops, codes, tests and implements innovative and complex web-based applications for library departments to improve the user experience in discovering, accessing and using library resources and services.
Degrees & Professional Certifications
|B.A. Anthropology, Economics||University of Tennessee|
David Comeaux and Axel Schmetzke, "Accessibility of academic library web sites in North America—current status and trends (2002-2012)." Library Hi Tech. 31(1), 2013.
David Comeaux, "Usability Testing of a Web-Scale Discovery System at an Academic Library." College & Undergraduate Libraries. 19(2-4), 2012.
Axel Schmetzke and David Comeaux, "Accessibility Trends among Academic Library and Library Schools Websites in the USA and Canada." Journal of Access Services. 6(1-2), 2009: 137-152.
David Comeaux and Axel Schmetzke, “Web Accessibility of North American Library School and Library Web Sites,” Library Hi Tech, 25(4), 457-477.
David Comeaux, “Usability Studies and User-Centered Design in Digital Libraries,” Journal of Web Librarianship 2(2/3)
David Comeaux, "Tips for Developing Accessible eLearning with Flash," Learning Solutions eMagazine, July 10, 2006.
David Comeaux, “How Accessible are Library Resources to the Visually Impaired?”, Post-Tracks, September 1, 2005.
LOUIS Users Conference (2012)
LOUIS Users Conference (October 2011)
- "Web Accessibility at Louisiana Academic Libraries"
- "Drupal From Start to Finish" (Co-Presenter)
ELUNA Conference (May 2012)
American Library Association (June 2012)
- "An Evaluation and Discussion of the Web Accessibility of Academic Library Web Sites"
Presented at Current Issues in Accessibility: How Blind and Learning Disabled Patrons Use Audio to Access the Internet, sponsored by the Universal Accessibility Interest Group.
Dave has strong interests in web site design, user testing, web accessibility and web-based instruction.