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  • 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 ...
  • Boettcher, Emma (2015-12-02)
    Emily Daly and Emma Boettcher conducted usability testing on LibGuides 2.0 in the Perkins lobby on November 17, 2015 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm. A pilot was conducted with Canon Brodar, the student AUX assistant, the previous ...
  • Pope, Hannah; Hiles, Hannah (2016-04-22)
    Hannah Pope and Hannah Hiles, field experience students in the Assessment & User Experience Department, conducted a usability test on the Duke University Libraries “Global Health” top navigation LibGuide and on the side ...
  • Association of Research Libraries (2013-04-01)
    LibQUAL+™ is a research and development project undertaken by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) in collaboration with Texas A&M University. The project is defining and measuring library service quality across ...
  • Association of Research Libraries (2013-04-01)
    LibQUAL+™ is a research and development project undertaken by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) in collaboration with Texas A&M University. The project is defining and measuring library service quality across ...
  • Association of Research Libraries (2013-04-01)
    LibQUAL+™ is a research and development project undertaken by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) in collaboration with Texas A&M University. The project is defining and measuring library service quality across ...
  • Association of Research Libraries (2011-06)
    LibQUAL+™ is a research and development project undertaken by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) in collaboration with Texas A&M University. The project is defining and measuring library service quality across ...
  • Daly, Emily (2015-11-10)
    On April 20, 2015, Emily Daly and Jaci Wilkinson conducted usability testing in the lobby of Lilly Library. Seven participants were interviewed between 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. A pilot was conducted the week prior with an ADS ...
  • 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 July 31, 2014 from 1:15 – 2:45 pm. The ...
  • Armstrong, Rachel S. (Ted Conferences, 2012)
    What will the city of the future look like? More like an ever-changing and vibrant garden than a static set of buildings and blocks. In Living Architecture: How Synthetic Biology Can Remake Our Cities and Reshape Our Lives, ...
  • Gallop, Cindy (Ted Conferences, 2011)
    In Make Love Not Porn: Technology's Hardcore Impact on Human Behavior, Cindy Gallop talks about the personal experiences and research that inspired her to give her legendary TEDTalk "Make Love Not Porn" -- and the explosive ...