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    • Leveraging the Reactivity of Thioesters in the Development of New Methods for Carbon–Carbon Bond Formation 

      Yost, Julianne (2009)
      Carbon–carbon bond-forming reactions comprise the most important class of synthetic transformations. The development of improved and simplified approaches to these reactions will make important and useful contributions ...
    • Leveraging the Requirement of MEK1/2 Kinases for Copper to Inhibit the MAPK Pathway in Oncogenic BRAF-Driven Cancer 

      Crowe, Matthew Stephen (2016)
      The gene BRAF is mutated to remain aberrantly activated in a large number of human malignancies, most prominently in melanoma. The most common mutation in BRAF is a missense mutation that substitutes glutamic acid for valine ...
    • Leveraging Tumor Stress Responses for a See and Treat Paradigm in Breast Cancer: Applications in Local and Global Health 

      Crouch, Brian Thomas (2018)
      With the widespread adoption of mammograms for early breast cancer detection in high income countries (HICs), modern research has principally pivoted towards a focus on reducing overtreatment of patients, particularly those ...
    • Levi-flat Minimal Hypersurfaces in Two-dimensional Complex Space Forms 

      Bryant, Robert
      The purpose of this article is to classify the real hypersurfaces in complex space forms of dimension 2 that are both Levi-flat and minimal. The main results are as follows: When the curvature of the complex space form is ...
    • Liability issues for data monitoring committee members. 

      Califf, Robert M; DeMets, David Leon; Fleming, TR; Massie, B; Meisel, A; Merchant, T; Mishkin, B; ... (10 authors) (Clin Trials, 2004)
      In randomized clinical trials, a data monitoring committee (DMC) is often appointed to review interim data to determine whether there is early convincing evidence of intervention benefit, lack of benefit or harm to study ...
    • Liability, risk perceptions, and precautions at bars 

      Liang, L; Sloan, Frank A; Stout, EM; Whetten-Goldstein, K (Journal of Law and Economics, 2000-12-01)
      Are state laws, regulatory practices, and allocation of public resources for enforcement reflected in perceptions by bar owners/managers that they will be cited or sued if they fail to exercise care? Among policies, which ...
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences Innovation in China: Six Recommendations to Shape the Future 

      Pickus, Noah; Godwin, Kara (2017-11)
      In June, 2017, twenty-five university leaders and scholars gathered at Duke Kunshan University (DKU) to assess obstacles to and opportunities for China’s new LAS initiatives. Representing 20 different institutions, attendees ...
    • Liberal bias and the five-factor model. 

      Charney, Evan (Behav Brain Sci, 2015)
      Duarte et al. draw attention to the "embedding of liberal values and methods" in social psychological research. They note how these biases are often invisible to the researchers themselves. The authors themselves fall prey ...
    • Liberation in the Midst of Futility and Destruction: Romans 8:19-22 and the Christian Vocation of Nourishing Life 

      Burroughs, Presian Renee (2014)
      In an era of ecological upheaval that has led some scientists to declare that human activity has inaugurated a new geological epoch, the Anthropocene, the apocalyptic theology of the Apostle Paul speaks a timely word of ...
    • Liberty and Terror 

      Clain, David (2009-12-04)
      For decades, and in particular since the attacks of September 11, 2001, political scientists and policymakers have sought to understand the causes of terrorism. The policy rationale is clear: if we can identify the correlates ...
    • LibGuides 2.0 usability test - November 2015 

      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 ...
    • LibGuides Navigation - April 2016 

      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 ...
    • LibKey Discovery Usability Test - April 2019 

      Midgett-Nicholson, Amelia; Waugh, Devon; Cruse, Allison (2019-04-15)
      This study was conducted to test the overall usability of the LibKey Discovery tool, evaluate how users interact with the current and proposed journal article access functionality in the DUL catalog, and provide recommendations ...
    • LibKey Discovery/DUL Interface Comparison Usability Test - June 2019 

      Thorne, Samantha; Andes, Eden (2019-07-01)
      This study builds on prior findings made in April 2019 by Amelia Midgett-Nicholson, Devon Waugh, and Allison Cruse, and was conducted to evaluate the usefulness of the LibKey Discovery Tool in comparison to the current Duke ...
    • LibQUAL+™ at Duke 2002 Survey Results 

      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 ...
    • LibQUAL+™ at Duke 2005 Survey Results 

      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 ...
    • LibQUAL+™ at Duke 2007 Survey Results 

      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 ...
    • LibQUAL+™ at Duke 2011 Survey Results 

      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 ...
    • Licensing in the Eating Domain: Implications for Effective Self-Control Maintenance 

      Isherwood, Jennifer Camille (2015)
      The current study assessed the relationship between licensing and self-control maintenance. Previous research on licensing has found mixed results for the effect of perceived progress on goal pursuit. Some studies find evidence ...
    • Lidocaine patch for acute pain management: a meta-analysis of prospective controlled trials. 

      Bai, Y; Miller, Timothy Ellis; Tan, M; Law, LS-C; Gan, Tong Joo (Curr Med Res Opin, 2015-03)
      BACKGROUND: Local anesthetic is one of the cornerstones of multimodal analgesia. We investigated the efficacy of the lidocaine patch for acute pain management. METHODS: We searched MEDLINE, CINAHL, Scopus, and the Cochrane ...