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Hallowed Halls: Columbaria at Duke Medicine

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 12:00
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Beneath their exteriors, two Duke buildings share a little-known design feature

Manga Fan? We’ve Got You Covered (Part 2)

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 11:00
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Check out some of these recently acquired series in Lilly Library

Adopt a Book and Help Preserve Library Treasures

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 11:00
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Adopt-a-Book program helps to conserve rare library materials in need of repair

A Day in the Life of Digital Collections

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:00
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From early Greek manuscripts to documentary photography, it’s all in a day’s work

Women at Duke Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: Mar. 20

Tue, 03/18/2014 - 17:18
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Learn how to edit Wikipedia articles and contribute to the rich history of women at Duke

Coming Soon to Bostock Library: Research Commons

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 15:49
Architectural rendering of a planned social lounge space in the Research Commons on the first floor of Bostock Library.

First floor will be transformed into a new academic service hub by the end of this year

New Library Guide on the Crisis in Ukraine

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 15:46
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Want to know more about the crisis in Ukraine? We’ve put together a primer for you.

Assessing Digital Scholarship: Workshop and Panel, Mar. 17

Fri, 03/14/2014 - 14:18
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Doing Digital Humanities series continues with a focus on pedagogy and assessment

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Edible Book Festival: April 1

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 15:53
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Start cooking the books! Our annual Edible Book Festival is almost here.

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Spring Break Travel Tips from Vintage Ads

Sun, 03/09/2014 - 22:00
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Our historic advertising collections are a goldmine of Spring Break travel advice

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New Duke MOOC on Marine Megafauna

Sun, 03/09/2014 - 22:00
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Collection of open-access articles from PLoS ONE augment course on large ocean creatures

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From the Archives: Looking Back with Duke Basketball

Thu, 03/06/2014 - 11:00
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A historical look at college basketball’s craziest month

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New Digital Collection: Duke Chapel Recordings

Thu, 03/06/2014 - 11:00
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Historic sermons from the center of worship at Duke now available online

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Good Questions: Is It the Shoes?

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 11:00
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Another installment of the most interesting questions we get asked, and how we answered them

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In the Conservation Lab: Boxing Challenges

Tue, 03/04/2014 - 11:00
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The most interesting boxing projects require a little out-of-the-box thinking

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The Curious Symbolism of Duke’s Library Shields

Tue, 03/04/2014 - 11:00
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Twenty-eight stone shields adorn the Rubenstein Library’s facade. But what do they mean?

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School of Medicine Yearbooks Digitized

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 14:50
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Digitized yearbooks illuminate more than 60 years of history at Duke Medical Center

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Recently Published: Women at Duke Illustrated

Fri, 02/28/2014 - 14:48
Women at Duke Book cover

New book focuses on the contributions of women at Duke University since 1838

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Photo Gallery: ‘Life Is a Cabaret’ Library Party

Thu, 02/27/2014 - 19:01
Photos of Library Party

Thanks to the Duke community for making this year’s Library Party the best yet!

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Digitization Details: Reformatting Audio Cassettes

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 16:13
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A look behind the scenes at the recently digitized “Behind the Veil” oral histories

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