Advisory Boards

Carpenter Reading Room

The Duke University Libraries' boards strengthen connections between the Libraries and Duke University's students, faculty, staff and alumni — as well as our other patrons.  

Library Advisory Board 

The Library Advisory Board assists the University Librarian by suggesting ways to raise the Libraries' profile among the university's constituencies, identifying and securing financial resources and bringing together the interests and expertise of a wide variety of Duke's supporters.

Library Council

The Library Council is a Provost-appointed committed that exercises general supervision over matters of policy in the Duke University Libraries system. It endorses and reviews the Libraries' annual budget and advises the University Librarian, as requested, concerning expenditures of additional funds.

Graduate & Professional Student Advisory Board

Focused on graduate and professional students' use of Perkins & Bostock, Lilly, Music and Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript libaries

Undergraduate Advisory Board

Focused on how Duke University Libraries can better support undergraduate students

First-Year Advisory Board        

Focused on the first-year undergraduate experience