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Comments in response to call for information on public access to federally-funded research
These comments were submitted on behalf of the Scholarly Communications Office at Duke University in response to a request for information from the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy. They address questions ...
Best Bets usability test - June 2015
On June 17, 2015, Emily Daly conducted usability testing in the lobby of Perkins Library. Six participants were interviewed between noon and 1:30 p.m. A pilot was conducted earlier in the day with an ADS student worker. ...
Copyright Renewal for Libraries: Seven Steps Toward a User-Friendly Law
(PORTAL-LIBRARIES AND THE ACADEMY, 2010-01)
Draft discussion document for Duke Open Access policy
A draft of the Open Access policy proposed to the faculty of Duke University by a Provost-appointed task force on the digital future. The policy was adopted by the University Academic Council as presented in this document ...
Get It @Duke sidebar usability test - June 2014
Emily Daly and Ian Sloat conducted usability testing on the functionality of the ‘Get it @Duke’ sidebar. The test was conducted at the temporary main entrance of Perkins library on June 9, 2014 from 11:30am-1:00pm. A pilot ...
Tool for Books & More Bento box usability test - April 2014
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 ...
Default search / research guides usability test - March 2014
Emily Daly and Bendte Fagge conducted usability testing of the default search functionality (referred to as the “gear” in this report) and locating research guides on the Duke Libraries website. The test was held outside ...
Lilly Library's homepage usability test - April 2015
On April 20, 2015, Emily Daly and Jaci Wilkinson conducted usability testing in the lobby of Lilly Library. Seven participants were interviewed between 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. A pilot was conducted the week prior with an ADS ...
Rubenstein materials request sign-up and login usability test - February 2015
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 conducted ...
Perkins Library space usage - November 2014
From November 19th-25th 2014, AUX staff conducted observational sampling of space usage on the second and fourth floors of Perkins library using Suma.2 The goal of this observation was to understand which types of furniture ...