About Amanda

Amanda L. Goodman

Amanda L. Goodman until 2016 was the user experience (UX) librarian at Darien Library, a public library in Connecticut. She is now the publicity manager. At work, she has taught twenty classes ranging from online safety to editing photos to military genealogy. As an online instructor, she has taught hundreds of librarians how to build library websites using WordPress.

In addition to building websites in WordPress and Drupal, she wrote The Comparative Guide to WordPress in Libraries: A LITA Guide and a Library Technology Report on Digital Media Labs in Libraries. She has also written articles for UX Magazine, Library Journal, and Public Libraries. Alongside Michael Schofield, she co-founded #LibUX, a library and user experience agency. In 2015, she was designated an Emerging Leader by the American Library Association.

Chat with her at @alagoodman.