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  • 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 ...
  • Chapman, Joyce; Peper, Michael (2015-11-03)
    In 2013, the User Experience Department conducted a university-wide library satisfaction survey.2 In order to follow up on findings from this survey related to the Marine Lab Library, focus groups were requested by Janil ...
  • Miller, Alisa (Ted Conferences, 2011)
    Media Makeover: Improving the News One Click at a Time is a bird’s-eye view on how “news” is made -- and how readers and viewers can re-make it. Alisa Miller, CEO of Public Radio International, lays out what's missing from ...
  • Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. (1741)
  • Rheingold, Howard (Ted Conferences, 2012)
    Instead of asking whether the Web is making us stupid, Howard Rheingold turns that question around and asks how designing and using digital media mindfully could make us smarter. What if humans could build tools that ...
  • Hiles, Hannah; Pope, Hannah (2016-04-27)
    An observational study of the Rubenstein Photography gallery was conducted from March 9th, 2016 to April 13th, 2016. It was observed that the majority of people passing through the gallery seem to use it mainly as a ...
  • Brodar, Canon; Boettcher, Emma (2015-11-17)
    An observational study of the Sperling lobby conducted from September 22, 2015 to October 5, 2015 revealed that the majority of entrants to the lobby from outside the building are not confused, do not look for signage, and ...
  • Sloat, Ian (2015-11-10)
    Emily Daly and Ian Sloat conducted usability testing on searching for online journal titles, research databases and an informational webpage in the Duke University Libraries website. The test was conducted at the temporary ...
  • Chapman, Joyce (2015-11-03)
    The original goal of exploring computer usage data in September 2014 was to ascertain whether or not the computer downsizing of spring 2013 left library users with enough public computers to meet their needs. Due to issues ...
  • Chapman, Joyce (2015-11-03)
    From February 11th to March 17th 2015, AUX staff conducted a second set of observational sampling of space usage on the second and fourth floors of Perkins library using Suma.2 This observation mirrored that of fall 2014 ...
  • Chapman, Joyce (2015-11-03)
    From November 19th-25th 2014, AUX staff conducted observational sampling of space usage on the second and fourth floors of Perkins library using Suma.2 The goal of this observation was to understand which types of furniture ...
  • Williams, Anthony (2013-04-24)
    All over the world, the way people connect and collaborate is undergoing an astonishing transformation. Smart organizations are shunning their old, secretive practices and embracing transparency. Companies are widely sharing ...
  • Collins, Kate (2015-11-10)
    Emily Daly and Kate Collins conducted usability testing on the processes of requesting library material. The test was conducted at the temporary main entrance of Perkins library on September 3, 2014 from 11:00am - 1:00pm. ...
  • Chapman, Joyce (2015-11-03)
    In November 2014, the Assessment Core Team planned and piloted two efforts to gather feedback on Duke University Libraries’ research consultations. The first was a brief, ongoing survey to be offered to each student at the ...
  • Chapman, Joyce (2015-11-03)
    In November 2014, the Assessment Core Team planned and piloted two efforts to gather feedback on Duke University Libraries’ research consultations. These efforts were repeated during the spring 2015 semester. The first ...
  • Daly, Emily (2015-11-10)
    Thomas Crichlow and Bendte Fagge conducted a brief user interview on research strategies and usability testing of the functionality of the Duke Libraries homepage. The test was held outside of the Von der Heyden Pavilion ...
  • Wilkinson, Jaci (2015-11-10)
    Emily Daly and Jaci Wilkinson conducted a usability test of the Rubenstein Library/Aeon account registration and login process on 29 February, 2015 from 1:30pm-3pm. Josh Larkin-Rowley observed. The usability tests were ...
  • Ramirez, Ainissa (2013-04-24)
    In Save Our Science: How to Inspire a New Generation of Scientists, long time Yale professor Ainissa Ramirez makes an impassioned call for a recommitment to improve science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education ...
  • Sharot, Tali (Ted Conferences, 2012)
    We all like to think of ourselves as rational creatures who smartly prepare for the worst. We watch our backs, weigh the odds, and pack an umbrella when the skies look threatening. But although we take such sensible ...
  • Gutman, Ron (Ted Conferences, 2012)
    How can something as simple as a smile be so deceptively complex? That's the mystery and magic explored in Smile: The Astonishing Powers of a Simple Act, which explores the sensation and science of the smile. From the broad ...