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Amanda Gray Perry Portrait


Amanda Gray Perry began as Web and Digital Engagement User Experience Librarian in January 2024.

In her role, Amanda works in a cooperative team environment, leading and co-leading efforts to design user-focused, accessible, and data-informed digital services and to develop, support, and manage the Hesburgh Libraries’ continuously evolving web presence. She is passionate about accessibility and a data-driven approach to continuous improvement for digital services.

Prior to her work as UX Librarian, Amanda joined the Hesburgh Libraries communications team as communications and digital engagement specialist in August 2022. In that role, Amanda communicated with the Libraries’ audiences through social media, digital signage, and other digital venues to advance the mission and vision of the libraries and greater institutional goals. In collaboration with the larger communications team, Amanda worked to highlight the Libraries’ key initiatives, signature events, and valuable resources to students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the larger community.

Prior to her role at the Hesburgh Libraries, Amanda worked in UX for the communications team at Notre Dame Law School and in philanthropy at the Internet Archive, as well as at the South Bend Tribune as a reporter. She graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 2012 with a bachelor of arts degree with majors in American studies and English, as well as a minor in the Gallivan Program for Journalism, Ethics, and Democracy. She earned her masters of library and information science from Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis in 2020.