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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • TRLN Discovery facets usability test - October 2018 

      Black, Erin; Goray, Cami (2018-10-24)
      This study was conducted to test the overall usability of the TRLN Discovery interface, evaluate how users interacted with the TRLN Discovery catalog facets, and provide recommendations for future changes and further testing. ...
    • TRLN Discovery No Results Page Usability Test - October 2018 

      Goray, Cami; Black, Erin (2018-10-24)
      Erin Black and Cami Goray, graduate research assistants in the Assessment & User Experience Department, conducted a usability test on the Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN) catalog’s No Results page on October 10, ...
    • Graduate research commons usage report - August 2018 

      Chapman, Joyce (2018-08-03)
      This report looks at student swipe card access data for the Graduate Research Commons (GRC). It examines whether GRC use is increasing, how frequently people use the space, patterns of use, and whether or not it is advisable ...
    • Duke University Libraries navigation menu usability test - August 2018 

      Le-Huu Pineault, Anne (2018-08-02)
      This study was conducted to test the overall usability of the Duke University Libraries website’s global navigation menu, evaluate its effectiveness and provide recommendations for future improvements and testing. The study ...
    • TRLN Discovery toggle button and "No Results" page usability test - August 2018 

      Le-Huu Pineault, Anne (2018-08-02)
      This study builds on prior findings made in June 2018 by Yu Yuan and Anne Le-Huu Pineault and was conducted to evaluate new iterations of the toggle button to switch between Duke and TRLN catalogs and the “No results” page, ...
    • Duke Digital Repository Usability Test - July 2018 

      Le-Huu Pineault, Anne; Yuan, Yu (2018-07)
      This study was conducted to test the overall usability of the Duke Digital Repository application, evaluate its main features and provide recommendations for future improvements and testing. It was developed by Moira Downey ...
    • Biennial Survey: Follow-up Focus Groups - June 2018 

      Yang, Brenda (2018-06-05)
      This report summarizes findings from four focus groups with students and faculty conducted in spring of 2018, following up on the 2018 biannual survey. Key insights are summarized and specific recommendations are listed. ...
    • TRLN Discovery Usability Test - June 2018 

      Yuan, Yu; Le-Huu Pineault, Anne (2018-06)
      This study builds on prior findings made in May 2018 by Chad Haefele at UNC and was conducted to evaluate targeted features of the TRLN Discovery interface and provide recommendations for future improvements and testing. ...
    • TRLN Discovery: Implementing usability report recommendations - June 2018 

      Le-Huu Pineault, Anne; Yuan, Yu (2018-06)
      This reports reviews recommendations made in the TRLN Discovery Usability Report - June 2018 for implementation.
    • Usability Test: Rubenstein Library Navigation - May 2018 

      Castellano, Natalie (2018-05-11)
    • Understanding the experiences and needs of 1G students at Duke - May 2018 

      Chapman, Joyce; Daly, Emily; Daniel, Linda; Hartsell-Gundy, Arianne; Wofford, Brittany; Yang, Brenda (2018-01)
      How can Duke University in general – and the Duke University Libraries in particular – further support the success of its first-generation (1G) college students? To explore this question, a cross-departmental team of library ...
    • News, Events, and Exhibits Usability Test - October 2017 

      Castellano, Natalie (2017-10-19)
      On October 19, 2017, Filip Mazurek conducted a usability test to evaluate the ways in which Duke University students, faculty, and staff use the Duke University Libraries websites to look at the libraries’ current news, ...
    • Research Guides Portal Usability Test - August 2017 

      Zhou, Andi (2017-08-21)
      On August 9, 2017, Thomas Crichlow and Andi Zhou conducted a usability test on the new Research Guides portal (http://guides.library.duke.edu/) in the lobby of Perkins Library at Duke University. The test aims to get feedbacks ...