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  • SEATS remote usability test - October 2020 

    Nguyen, Anh; Wang, Candice (2020)
    This study was conducted to test the seats and equipment reservation system at Duke University Libraries (DUL) launched in fall 2020. Anh Nguyen and Candice Wang wrote the study questions based on discussion questions developed ...
  • ArcLight remote usability test - September 2020 

    Wang, Candice; Nguyen, Anh; Chapman, Joyce (2020)
    This study was conducted to test the usability of David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library's new ArcLight collection guides interface. The study questions were developed by Joyce Chapman and Noah Huffman. The test ...
  • Understanding the experiences and needs of Black students at Duke 

    Chapman, Joyce; Daly, Emily; Forte, Anastasia; King, Ira; Yang, Brenda W.; Zabala, Pamela (2020-04)
    Duke University Libraries (DUL) conducted discussion groups and Photovoice research with Black undergraduate and graduate students at Duke University in 2019. Assessment & User Experience (AUX) staff also analyzed the 2,800 ...
  • Guide to the Cataloged Collections in the Manuscript Department of the William R. Perkins Library, Duke University 

    Unknown author (1980)
    The Guide to the Cataloged Collections... contains information on 5991 archival collections acquired up to 1980 by the Manuscript Department of the William R. Perkins Library, now the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript ...
  • Finding Library Spaces usability test- May 2020 

    Gentry, Cary; Rizki, Mandy (2020-05-07)
    This study was conducted to test the usability of the newly redesigned Library Spaces Pages, which collects spaces in Duke University Libraries. It was developed and conducted by Cary Gentry and Many Rizki, with guidance ...
  • Black Students at Duke: Qualitative Analysis of Focus Group Data - December 2019 

    Zabala, Pamela (2020-03)
    The Libraries hired one of two Duke graduate students who moderated focus groups and Photovoice sessions in Fall 2019 to independently analyze findings and write a report to provide an interpretation from someone who is ...
  • Duke Libraries Data Privacy and Retention Audit Report- January 2020 

    Chapman, Joyce; Zoss, Angela (2020-01-10)
  • Usability Test: Library Spaces Page Report - December 2019 

    Wang, Manhua; Knight, Robin (2019-12-16)
    This study was conducted to test the usability of the newly designed Library Spaces Page which collects spaces in Duke University Libraries. It was developed and conducted by Manhua Wang and Robin Knight, with the guidance ...
  • Find Books in Perkins Library - November 2019 

    Wang, Manhua (2019-12-13)
    This wayfinding study aims to understand how patrons are using current signage / directories existing in Perkins Library. The study was developed and conducted by Manhua, with the guidance of Emily Daly and Angela Zoss. ...
  • LibKey and Bento Discovery Usability Test 

    Pearson, Karly; Crichlow, Thomas (2019-10-25)
    Karly Pearson and Thomas Crichlow conducted a usability test using two mockups of the Bento-Style All Search results page on October 1, 2019. This test was conducted to gain insight into how patrons would respond to the ...
  • Summary from Student Advisory Board on Subject Specialist Directory Test - November 2019 

    Knight, Robin; Wang, Manhua (2019-11-08)
    This study aimed to gather more feedback on the updated Subject Specialist Directory from student advisory board. The handout for the testing was developed by Robin Knight and Manhua Wang, with the guidance of Emily Daly, ...
  • Digital Repositories at Duke Homepage Usability Test - October 2019 

    Wang, Manhua; Robin, Knight (2019-10-25)
    This study was conducted to test the usability of the HTML Mockup for the newly designed homepage of Digital Repositories at Duke. The study aims to test whether this page better could well serve as a landing spot that directs ...
  • DUL Subject Specialists Directory Usability Test - September 2019 

    Knight, Robin; Wang, Manhua (2019-10-11)
    This study was an extension to the testing of staff directory conducted by Samantha Throne and Eden Andes on August 5th, 2019. This study aims to test the usability of the subject specialists directory page in relation ...
  • Duke University Libraries Staff Directory Usability Test - August 2019 

    Thorne, Samantha; Andes, Eden (2019-08-19)
    This study was conducted to test the overall usability of the Duke University Libraries Staff Directory prototype, evaluate users' understanding of the site, and provide recommendations to the developers based on the study ...
  • 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 ...
  • MorphoSource 2.0 Usability Test - June 2019 

    Andes, Eden; Thorne, Samantha (2019-06-19)
    This study was conducted to test the overall usability of MorphoSource 2.0, evaluate users' understanding of the site, and provide recommendations to the developers based on the study results. The study was developed by ...
  • 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 ...
  • Request App Function - February 2019 

    Midgett-Nicholson, Amelia; Cruse, Allison; Waugh, Devon (2019)
    This study was conducted to test the overall usability of the Request App, evaluate how users interacted with the steps required to recall an item, and provide recommendations for future changes and further testing. It builds ...
  • Duke catalog masthead usability test - November 2018 

    Black, Erin; Goray, Cami (2018-11-12)
    This study was conducted to test the overall usability of the masthead for the new Duke University Libraries catalog, explore user conceptualizations of the catalog, evaluate user navigation paths, and provide recommendations ...
  • Catalog refining searches usability test - December 2018 

    Goray, Cami; Black, Erin (2018-12-05)
    This study was conducted to test how users refined their searches as well as how they started new searches from an existing search in the Duke University Libraries catalog. In addition, it explored user conceptualizations ...

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