Data Research Associates -
Dedicated Searcher -
Each Subject Librarian is assigned one searcher called a "dedicated searcher," to whom all monographic orders and questions and problems with orders are directed.
Deposit Accounts -
Funds sent to a vendor to be deposited in an accountand used for purchases of certain types of materials. Examples of deposit accounts are those with the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO), and YBP for approval plan acquisitions.
Depository Agreements -
The Library maintains several depository collections government publications usually requiring free access to the collections. Examples of depository collections are U.S., North Carolina,and European Union documents.
Directions in Teaching -
This publication which is produced by the Center for Teaching and Learning and Writing is "An informal summary of Universityand Community resources, policies, and procedures for Duke's new and visiting faculty."
Discipline Groups -
Groups of Subject Librarians, who select in similar subject areas. The current discipline groups are Humanities, SocialSciences, Sciences, International and Area Studies and the Rubenstein Library. A representative from each group serves on the Collections Council.
One of the four professional Duke libraries. The Divinity School Library is an internationally known theological library. It has a close association with the Perkins system since materials are ordered and processed by Perkins Staff. While monographs are purchased from the Divinity School budget, their serials are purchased from the Perkins budget.
See Duke Marine Library.
The Document Delivery Office is located on the main floor of Perkins Library. Staff are responsible for locating books, journal articles, etc. not held by the campus libraries for delivery to patrons. Organizationally, they are part of Access Services.
The Digital Production Center (DPC) is a digitization facility in Bostock Library. Opened in April 2005, The DPC focuses on the creation of high-quality digital images.
The Perkins System library that supports the Duke Marine Laboratory, which is located in Beaufort, N.C. and is part of the School of the Environment. Its name is Pearse Memorial Library.
The Duke University Archives, the official archival agencyof the university, collects and preserves the university records that havecontinuing administrative or historical value. The Archives and staff are located in Perkins Library.
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