208 Hesburgh Library Notre Dame, IN 46556
Notre Dame, IN 46556
o: +1 574 631 9706
e: krussell@nd.edu


As a user experience analyst for the WSE unit, Kate is responsible for a variety of User Experience areas. One of her primary areas of professional interest is user engagement which encompasses a broad set of concerns. This includes interacting with students and faculty regarding the library's web based services, gathering feedback, testing and reporting. She is also heavily involved with web accessibility compliance for the wide variety of sites and services that the library provides, and consults on accessibility concerns both within the library and with campus partners.

User Experience

  • User testing
  • Focus groups
  • Surveys
  • Reporting


  • Automated and manual testing
  • Research, Documentation and Adherence to Compliance Standards
  • Remediation


  • Automated data collection and analysis using Google Analytics
  • Heat mapping
  • Reporting