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 

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

Provost-appointed committee that advises the University Librarian and the Provost on matters relating to general policy. In addition, it acts as a sounding board for proposed major changes and serves as a communication link between the library and the faculty.

Graduate & Professional Student Advisory Board

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

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