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    • 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 ( in the lobby of Perkins Library at Duke University. The test aims to get feedbacks ...
    • A Journal of the Duke Vigil 

      Henderson, David M. (2017-08-10)
    • Just Ask Them! Designing Services and Spaces on the Foundation of Student Feedback 

      Daly, Emily; Chapman, Joyce; Crichlow, Thomas (2017)
    • Borrowing Page Usability Test Report - May 2017 

      Martin, Julie; Crichlow, Thomas (2017-05-15)
      Thomas Crichlow and Julie Martin, graduate research assistant in the Assessment & User Experience Department, conducted a usability test on the Duke University Libraries current Borrowing webpage on April 27, 2017 from 2:00 ...
    • Remote Unmediated A/B Test Research 

      Riegel, Julie (2017-02-27)
      Starting in December 2016, Julie Riegel researched multiple tools that could perform remote unmediated A/B tests in order to recommend a tool for the AUX department to use to perform unmediated remote A/B tests on the library’s ...
    • Graduate Student Reading Room Report - January, 2017 

      Riegel, Julie (2017-02-27)
      Between the dates of January 19, 2017 and February 13, 2017, Julie Riegel placed a short survey in the Richard and Nancy Riess Reading room, also known as the Riess Graduate Student Reading Room (Perkins 211). The purpose ...
    • Fitdesk Pilot Report - January 2017 

      Riegel, Julie (2017-02-27)
      Duke University Libraries introduced Fitdesks, which are a cross between exercise bikes and desks, in Perkins Library on Monday, December 12. The Assessment and User Experience (AUX) Department (Julie Riegel, Joyce Chapman, ...
    • Edge Standing Desk Interviews - January 2017 

      Riegel, Julie (2017-02-27)
      Between the dates of January 5, 2017 and February 13, 2017, Julie Riegel conducted interviews with library patrons using the standing desks located at the Edge. The purpose of this study was to see what users liked about ...
    • Research Guide Usability Study-October, 2016 

      Riegel, Julie; Daly, Emily (2017-02-06)
      On Tuesday, October 25, 2016, from 3:00-4:00pm, Emily Daly and Julie Riegel conducted an A/B usability test on the Duke Research Guide page ( By comparing Duke’s page to Northwestern’s ...
    • Bento Usability Test- December 2016 

      Riegel, Julie (2017-02-06)
      On Monday, November 28, from 10:00am to 11:00am, Thomas Crichlow and Julie Riegel conducted an A/B test to on the Duke University Library’s (DUL) Bento search tool ( By comparing Duke’s site to ...
    • Duke Libraries 2015 Enrolled Student Survey: Responses and Peer Library Comparisons - January 2017 

      Daly, Emily (2017-01-09)
      In February and March of 2015, 769 Duke undergraduate students responded to the 2015 COFHE Enrolled Student Survey, and among those respondents, 681 students responded to the question on library resources. The survey was ...
    • DUL 2016 Student survey: First-year students-January 2017 

      Unknown author (2017-01-09)
      The biannual student survey was distributed to a random sample of 5,889 undergraduate and graduate students and promoted through library websites and email lists in January and February 2016. A total of 3,215 students responded ...
    • Prayer and Meditation Room Survey - Nov. 2016 

      Riegel, Julie; Daly, Emily (2016-11-14)
      Between the dates of October 3rd and November 3rd 2016, Julie Riegel and Suffana Humaira conducted user survey on the Prayer and Meditation Room in Perkins Library by emailing a survey to the Duke Muslim Student Association ...
    • Bento Satisfaction Survey - October 2016 

      Crichlow, Thomas (2016-11-14)
      The Web Experience Team (WebX) assessed patron satisfaction with the Duke University Libraries Bento-style search results page through a seven-question, online survey. Respondents were able to access the survey through a ...
    • 1997 Delegates to the Second International Strategy Meeting on Human Genome Sequencing in Bermuda from Gert-Jan van Ommen 

      Unknown author (2016-08-31)
      Photographs from the February 1997 Bermuda meeting. Courtesy of Gert-Jan van Ommen.
    • 2011 18 August Mark Guyer-Jane Peterson interview 

      Unknown author (2011-08-18)
      Mark Guyer and Jane Peterson, in-person interview with Kathryn Maxson and Robert Cook-Deegan, conducted in Rockville, MD (NIH campus), 18 August 2011. Mark Guyer and Jane Peterson were grants program officers at the NIH ...
    • 2012 09 February Jean Weissenbach interview 

      Unknown author (2016-08-31)
      Jean Weissenbach, telephone interview by Kathryn Maxson and Robert Cook-Deegan, conducted from Durham, NC 09 February 2012. Jean Weissenbach, a leader in French genetic mapping, directed the French national sequencing center, ...
    • 2000 NHGRI e-mail request for HGP sequencing center information, and corresponding aggregate data from NHGRI, compiled by Kris Wetterstrand 

      Unknown author (2016-08-31)
      Email exchange in 2013 between Kathryn Maxson (Duke) and Kris Wetterstrand (NHGRI), regarding country funding and other data for the HGP sequencing centers. Also includes the email request for such information, from NHGRI ...
    • Duke Images LibGuide usability test - August 2016 

      Chadwick, Gordon; Crichlow, Thomas (2016-08-12)
      Thomas Crichlow and Gordon Chadwick conducted a think-aloud usability study on August 1, 2016 in the Perkins Library at Duke University. The study tested users’ perceptions of a new LibGuides driven research guide for scholarly ...
    • Research databases page usability test - August 2016 

      Chadwick, Gordon; Daly, Emily (2016-08-12)
      During the summer of 2016, Duke University Libraries staff began a project to update the way that research databases are displayed on the library website. The new research databases page is a customized version of the default ...