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  • Sloat, Ian (2015-11-10)
    Emily Daly and Ian Sloat conducted usability testing on the functionality of the eBooks . The test was conducted at the temporary main entrance of Perkins library on June 16, 2014 from 12:00pm - 1:30pm. A pilot was conducted ...
  • Chapman, Joyce (2015-12-17)
    This is a review of the data collection methods in place in the first month of the Edge. The goal was to make sure everything was working properly and uncover areas for improvement in data collection, as well as to get ...
  • Chapman, Joyce (2015-2-1)
    This is a review of the data collection methods in place in the first month of the Edge. The goal was to make sure everything was working properly and uncover areas for improvement in data collection, as well as to get ...
  • Chapman, Joyce (2015-11-03)
    After the end of the spring 2015 semester, a survey2 developed by the Edge Leadership Team and the Assessment & User Experience Department was sent to 113 people involved with the 19 project teams who used shared or dedicated ...
  • Chapman, Joyce (2015-11-10)
    Emily Daly and Joyce Chapman conducted usability testing on the Edge project room reservation system (for short-term use) in the Perkins lobby on March 20, 2015, from 11:30am-1:00pm. The test consisted of a short set of ...
  • Chapman, Joyce (2015-11-03)
    On March 18th and 19th 2015, Emily Daly and Joyce Chapman conducted two focus groups to better understand how our users search for and interact with online articles and journals. One focus group was with undergraduates (10 ...
  • Laughlin, Harry Hamilton (1922)
  • Sloat, Ian (2015-11-10)
    Emily Daly and Ian Sloat conducted usability testing on the functionality of the ‘Get it @Duke’ sidebar. The test was conducted at the temporary main entrance of Perkins library on June 9, 2014 from 11:30am-1:00pm. A pilot ...
  • Fagge, Bendte (2015-11-10)
    Emily Daly, Bendte Fagge, and Candy Guevarra conducted usability testing on the functionality of the “get it@Duke” interface. The test was held outside of the Von der Heyden Pavilion on February 7, 2014 from 10:00 – 11:45am. ...
  • Chapman, Joyce (2015-11-03)
    From November 12th to December 12th the Assessment & User Experience (AUX) department staff and student workers conducted headcounts several times per day Monday through Friday2 in the Graduate Reading Room on the second ...
  • Marks, Nic (Ted Conferences, 2011)
    Much of modern life is based on the assumption that happiness comes from economic prosperity. Many -- politicians, media and citizens alike -- seem to assume the goal of government is to keep the economy moving. Here, Nic ...
  • Hornthal, Jim (Ted Conferences, 2012)
    Scouring the Internet for an answer to a complex question is not only frustrating but often futile. Asking a search engine where to take your next vacation or what film you might enjoy often results in a deluge of useless, ...
  • Fagge, Bendte (2015-11-10)
    Emily Daly, Bendte Fagge, and Steph Matthiesen conducted usability testing of the homepage and search interface in the newly redesigned Duke Libraries website. The test was held outside of the Von der Heyden Pavilion on ...
  • Enriquez, Juan; Gullans, Steve (Ted Conferences, 2011)
    There have been at least 25 prototype humans. We are but one more model, and there is no evidence evolution has stopped. Juan Enriquez and Steve Gullans, two of the world's most eminent science authors, researchers, and ...
  • Rothbart, Davy (TED Conferences, 2013)
    What do the questions we ask others, even complete strangers, reveal about ourselves? And can the answers we seek shape our own lives and dreams? Davy Rothbart wants to know. Rothbart — a writer, reporter, and documentary ...
  • Khanna, Ayesha; Khanna, Parag (Ted Conferences, 2012)
    Political scientists Ayesha and Parag Khanna (whom Esquire magazine calls one of the 75 people who will influence the 21st century) declare that we are rapidly moving from a point of co-existence with technology to a phase ...
  • Mufson, Steven (2013-04-24)
    The proposed Keystone XL pipeline has enflamed the bitter fight over America's energy future. Opponents of the 1,700-mile pipeline, which is designed to bring oil extracted from Canadian tar sands down to the US, say it ...
  • Tabarrok, Alex (Ted Conferences, 2011)
    Unemployment, fear, and fitful growth tell us the economy is stagnating. The recession, however, is just the tip of iceberg. We have deeper problems. Most importantly, the rate of innovation is down. Patents, which were ...