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Hitting the Books in North Carolina

Fri, 2016-08-26 13:48

What did kids going back to school in the 19th century complain about?

Celebrating the History of West Union

Tue, 2016-08-23 13:35
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A look back as a new era begins for the renovated West Campus building

Blue Devil of the Week: A Meticulous Craftsman for the Libraries

Tue, 2016-08-23 13:34
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Tedd Anderson helps conserve archival and circulated collections

A Stoic Survivor: Duke’s Latin Manuscript 159

Fri, 2016-08-19 14:44
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Almost 1,000 years old, a modest piece of vellum connects us to an even more ancient past

In Memoriam: Horst Meyer

Wed, 2016-08-17 20:36
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Our physics librarian pays tribute to the beloved and distinguished Duke professor

Measuring the Children of the Corn

Tue, 2016-08-16 11:00
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A look back at “Better Babies Contests” and early-20th century eugenics

From Duke Magazine: Scrabblers U-N-I-T-E-D

Fri, 2016-08-12 20:14

Librarian Hannah Rozear and her father-in-law tile their way to an enduring bond

New Program To Expand Career Opportunities for Ph.D. Students

Wed, 2016-08-10 12:55

Duke is giving humanities doctoral students new career paths

On the Paper Trail of a Former Slave: What Happened to Fanny?

Fri, 2016-08-05 17:03
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An extraordinary letter prompts a search for clues

Duke 2020 and First-Year Library Services

Fri, 2016-08-05 16:55
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We’ve put together a handy library guide especially for the newest class of Dukies

CIT Takes the Showcase Downtown

Mon, 2016-08-01 13:11
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The 2016 CIT Showcase will be held at the Durham Convention Center

What Is a Repository?

Mon, 2016-08-01 13:08
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The Duke Digital Repository preserves our scholarly output for years to come

The Jean Rabel Massacre in the Radio Haiti Archives

Mon, 2016-07-25 15:52
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Archival sources and recordings help to piece together a tragedy of Haitian history

Presto! The Magic of Instantaneous Discs

Mon, 2016-07-25 15:47
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Strange audio objects occasionally find their way to our digital production center

From the Conservation Lab: Evidence in Book Edges

Thu, 2016-07-21 11:00

The edges of a book can reveal a lot about how it was assembled or used over the years

On the Road with the Frank C. Brown Collection

Tue, 2016-07-19 16:54

A trove of folk music from the early 20th century will soon be digitized

From Our Magazine: International and Area Studies Turns 25

Fri, 2016-07-15 15:04

For the anniversary, we asked each librarian in IAS to share a little about their work.

Charlotte Perkins Gilman Soap Trade Cards

Wed, 2016-07-13 11:00

Before she wrote “The Yellow Wallpaper,” Gilman worked in advertising

Typography and the Web

Mon, 2016-07-11 13:30

Some thoughts and resources for improving the readability of your web content

Thank You to Our Annual Fund Donors

Mon, 2016-07-11 13:23

Every gift counts, and every gift makes a difference