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Andrew Stevens

800 N. Grant St. #26
Bloomington, IN 47408
phone: (812) 334-8957
E-mail: andrew AT 4serendipity.com


Web Development and Website Maintenance Skills:  Three and a half years of experience developing web sites using (D)HTML, CSS, and JavaScript in UNIX and Windows environments.  Excellent understanding of past, current, and emerging web standards.  Knowledge of and experience in resolving cross-browser and accessibility issues.  Experience implementing and managing page templates and dynamic, database-driven sites.  Skilled in the use of multiple web development, graphics, flowcharting, desktop publishing, and content management applications.  Experience with PERL/CGI scripting, XML/SGML, XSL (Both XSL Transformations and Formatting Objects), SQL, ASP, PHP, Cold Fusion, SSI, .htaccess files, IIS, and Apache.  Skilled in server log analysis and the creation of custom reports.

Information Architecture and Information Organization Skills:  Knowledge of indexing and classification schemes.  Defined web site structures, navigation, metadata, and labeling schemes.  Coursework in database design, information retrieval, and the organization and representation of information.

Communication and Collaboration skills:  Excellent writing and editing skills as a result of Creative Writing degree and work involving web copywriting and documentation.  Ability to communicate technological concepts to diverse audiences.  Instructional experience, for both groups and individuals, in web authoring, general computer skills, library resources, and research methodologies.  Ability to work productively with team members.

Usability Skills:  Extensive experience with usability methods including:  user needs analysis, user profiling, contextual inquiry, heuristic evaluation, cognitive walkthroughs, formal usability inspection, and the creation of performance measures and benchmarks. 

Computer Skills:

Platforms: DOS, Windows 3.x, 9x and NT 4, Mac OS, UNIX (HP UX, LINUX, and Solaris)
Applications: Many, including: Office Suites (Microsoft and Corel), Web Development Applications (Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash, Allaire Homesite, MS FrontPage), Photoshop, DeBabelizer, InDesign, QuarkXpress, XML-related software (XT, Xalan, MSXML, XMLWriter, XMetal), flowcharting software (Inspiration, ConceptDraw), web research applications (iHarvest, SurfSaver, Copernic), search engine optimization software (WebPosition), server log analysis software (WebTrends, Analog, Webalizer), network query tools (Sam Spade, Cyberkit), Adobe Acrobat, SPSS, and PGP (a list of the software titles which I provided support for can be found at: http://www.slis.indiana.edu/technology/labs.html)

Work Experience:

Teaching Experience:

Lab Assistant, L571 Information Architecture for the Web, January-May 1999; January-May 2000.
  Class website: http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/www/L571/syll/intro.html

Lab Instructor, L401: Computer-Based Information Tools, June-Aug 1999.
   Class website: http://www.slis.indiana.edu/syllabi/summerII_1999/L401_beveridge.html



Information NetworkingHuman-Computer Interaction
User-Centered Database DesignOrganization and Representation of Knowledge and Information
Electronic Commerce Introduction to Research and Statistics
Metadata (Dublin Core and RDF) Usability Testing
Information Sources and Services Library Automation
Government InformationA number of rare books/special collections-related classes

Professional Organizations and Professional Activity:

Selected Publications:


Available upon request