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    • 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, ...
    • 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 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 ...
    • 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 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 ...
    • 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.
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • Usability Test: Rubenstein Library Navigation - May 2018 

      Castellano, Natalie (2018-05-11)
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...