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What to Read this Month: March 2017

Tue, 2017-03-21 15:58

Recommended reads from our New and Noteworthy and Current Literature collections

Let’s Get Small: A Tribute to the Mighty Microcassette

Tue, 2017-03-21 15:57

The smallest (and cutest) tape format of them all shows up in many archival collections

New Conservation Exhibit: How a Book Is Made

Fri, 2017-03-17 11:00

Examples of the bookbinder’s trade now on display near our conservation lab

How to Start a Digital Humanities Program, Mar. 22

Thu, 2017-03-16 11:00

A conversation on building undergraduate DH programs at smaller institutions

Edible Book Festival Seeks Submissions of “Bookish Foods”

Wed, 2017-03-15 13:15

We’re seeking submissions for our annual contest on March 31, open to all

A History of Photography (in 90 Minutes), Mar. 31

Wed, 2017-03-15 13:11

Join us for a crash course in the history of photography from daguerreotypes to digital files

VIDEO: Minute Marvels: Classically Computed

Wed, 2017-03-08 16:30

Using the Duke Research Computing cluster to analyze Latin text on more than 80,000 rare books

Rubenstein Library Books Part of NC Museum of Art Exhibit on Venice

Wed, 2017-03-08 16:22

Early printed books featured in “The Glory of Venice: Renaissance Painting 1470-1520”

In Memoriam: Economist Kenneth Arrow

Tue, 2017-03-07 11:00

Nobel Prize winning economist and Stanford professor’s papers are held in the Rubenstein

2017 Nadell Book Collectors Contest Winners Announced

Mon, 2017-03-06 16:23

Congratulations to our undergraduate and graduate bibliophiles!

Ciompi Quartet Lunchtime Classics, Mar. 8

Sat, 2017-03-04 13:00

Join us for a free concert in the library with two string quartets by Schubert

Read Our Newsletter for March (And Subscribe!)

Thu, 2017-03-02 11:00

Check out this month’s events and programs at the Duke University Libraries

Which Book Should the Class of 2021 Read? Cast Your Vote!

Wed, 2017-03-01 16:18

All incoming first-year Duke students will read one of these seven books. Which one?

Duke Alumna Speaks on Low-Cost Global Education Models, Mar. 2

Wed, 2017-03-01 13:53

Katelyn Donnelly T’08 discusses the $1-a-Week School

Mystery in the Stacks: A Library Party to Die For (March 3rd)

Tue, 2017-02-28 15:00

Get a clue! Join us for a night of music, food, and un-shushed entertainment— inspired by mystery and detective fiction.

Rubenstein Library Test Kitchen: Beef and Okra Gumbo (1957)

Fri, 2017-02-24 14:04

Try this archival recipe for your Mardi Gras party

Fair Use Is for Innovation

Fri, 2017-02-24 14:02

A blast from the past reminds us that fair use promotes progress

Looking at Jay Anderson’s Historical Photos of Duke

Thu, 2017-02-23 20:28

A recently processed collection offers a fascinating look at Duke and Durham in the 1970s-80s.

Andrew T. Nadell Prize for Book Collecting, Feb. 28

Wed, 2017-02-22 14:07

Student competitors will display their collections and answer your questions

Fair Use for Authors, Feb. 23

Wed, 2017-02-22 14:05

Join us for a special workshop for graduate student authors