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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 (http://library.duke.edu/research/guides). By comparing Duke’s page to Northwestern’s ...
  • 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 ...
  • Pilloton, Emily (2013-04-24)
    'Tell Them I Built This' dramatically shows how creativity, critical thinking, citizenship, and dirt-under-your-fingernails construction can radically transform both high school education and the local community where the ...
  • Daly, Emily (2015-11-10)
    Emily Daly and Bendte Fagge conducted usability testing that compared books and media search results using the Books & More tab in the search box on the Duke Libraries homepage against Summon scoped to catalog results. The ...
  • Hiles, Hannah (2016-04-22)
    Emily Daly and Hannah Hiles, field experience student in the Assessment & User Experience Department, conducted a usability test on the Duke University Libraries “Global Health” top navigation LibGuide and on the side ...
  • Manchanda, Rishi (2013-06-24)
    We all think we know what good medicine looks like: smart doctors, stethoscopes, imaging machines, high-tech tests, and the best prescriptions and procedures money can buy. But that picture is vastly incomplete, perhaps ...
  • Chapman, Joyce; Daly, Emily (2016-06-27)
    A spring 2016 report about public computer usage on the first floor of Perkins and Bostock libraries. This report includes data from survey questions, an observational study, and transaction logs. The report also includes ...
  • Hill, Graham; Estes, Alex (Ted Conferences, 2011)
    A vegetarian diet can markedly improve your health and fitness, but what if you still love munching into a juicy burger every now and again? Graham Hill has a powerful and simple solution: Become a weekday vegetarian. Don't ...