The Discovery and User Experience (DUX) department oversees the the IU Bloomington Libraries website and the discovery tool OneSearch@IU, as well as related online services; we also participate actively in the ongoing development of the discovery layer interface for IUCAT, the IU Libraries' shared statewide online catalog. We proactively seek opportunities to collaboratively deliver transformative experiences that facilitate discovery and strengthen scholarship at Indiana University.

We strive to exceed expectations for internal and external constituencies as we develop, design, deliver, and support innovative services, systems, and tools. We embrace a user-centered approach, identifying and anticipating user needs through data analysis, usability testing, and assessment. We subscribe to a philosophy of continuous improvement achieved through an iterative design process to selectively implement existing and emerging technologies.

In partnership with library and campus units, DUX works to enhance enduser success and to fulfill our shared mission to support the teaching, learning and research of the University community.



October 5th 2016 @ 11:48am Virtual Reality on a Dime

“Assembled Google Cardboard VR mount” by othree – Google Cardboard

September 30th 2016 @ 5:00pm New databases for September

The following list represents new subscription databases added to the A-

September 27th 2016 @ 4:55pm Worth Your Time: Harper Reed’s StatewideIT Keynote

Last week I was happy to have the opportunity to take in this energetic, insightful keynote by Harper Reed, currently

September 20th 2016 @ 5:19pm DUX BÜX, or – Every Book Club Needs an Umlaut

We all have goals.

September 9th 2016 @ 2:56pm Microcopy Matters!

Can one word change user experience on your website, for better or worse? YES.

Contact Info

Wells Library W501
1320 East Tenth Street
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN 47405
Courtney McDonald
Courtney McDonald - Head
(812) 855-4217

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