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Center for Justice and Accountability Donates Archives

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 11:00
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Papers on human rights abuses, history, and action come to Duke’s Human Rights Archive

Hugh Mangum Exhibit at Durham History Hub

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 11:00
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Exhibition opens July 22 and explores the faces of post-Reconstruction South

Sync Summer Reads to Phones and Tablets

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 11:00

Access e-books and audiobooks through our new OverDrive service

Improving Our Web “Sight”

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 11:00
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With so many projects and so little time, it’s about focus, vision, and teamwork

Zine Librarians (un)Conference 2014

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 20:31
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Zinesters, riot grrrls, and librarians gather at Duke, July 18-19

Collecting and Archiving Medical Swag

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 11:00

An unusual collection of promotional materials comes to the Hartman Center

Coming Soon to This Website: Bento Searching

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 17:41
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We’re about to improve the way you search and find library resources. Here’s why.

New Research Commons Gets a Name: The Edge

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 16:04

Renovated space on first floor of Bostock Library to be complete later this year

Doc and Doe: Love in the Archives

Sat, 06/28/2014 - 12:00

As she bids Duke farewell, one of our staff shares a few found gems from the University Archives

Summer Reading Ideas: New Duke Books

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 12:00

Fiction, scholarship, poetry and essays: Faculty and staff offer something for any reader

Constructive Criticism: A Rare Find Recalls an Architectural Debate

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 12:00

A visiting scholar notices something unusual in a book of Piranesi’s drawings

A Glimpse of Occupied Haiti

Mon, 06/23/2014 - 15:43
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A recent acquisition offers a detailed look at the U.S. military occupation, 1915-1934

Uses for an 11th-Century Latin Manuscript

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:56

The journey of a medieval book is inscribed on its own pages

Window Treatment: A Library Renovation Invites the Light

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 13:31

To preserve the building’s character, workers are restoring hundreds of leaded-glass windows

Dance on Film: Movies to Get Your Groove On

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 13:52

Can’t get enough of the American Dance Festival? Check out these films at Lilly Library

Noise Advisory: Research Commons Construction

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:34
Architectural rendering of the Research Commons on the first floor of Bostock Library. Renovations will take place May-November 2014.

Drilling, fire alarm testing, and other construction-related noises may affect library users

New Exhibit and Upcoming Lecture Highlight Civil War Medicine

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 13:27

Exhibit at the Medical Center Library features rare books, medical instruments, artifacts

An Important Win for Libraries and Fair Use

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 15:07
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Kevin Smith analyzes the recent decision in Authors Guild v. HathiTrust

Leveling Up Our Document Viewer

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 11:00
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A look under the hood at how we’re making it easier to view and use digitized material

New Duke MOOC: Copyright for Educators and Librarians

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 13:02
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Copyright experts from Duke, Emory, and UNC team up in free online short course