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Spring Teaching and Learning Seminars with CIT

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 13:04
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Join CIT consultants and faculty members for lively discussions of current teaching ideas and methods

Assembling the Game of Stones

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 19:04

A look at an upcoming Link Media Wall exhibit about the construction of West Campus

Rubenstein Library Test Kitchen: Corn, Rice, Beef Casserole & Blueberry Pie (1982)

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 19:01

Our final installment in the Rubenstein Library Test Kitchen is a feast for the soul

Duke-UNC Football Rivalry in Pictures

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 15:46

Football fans have packed the stadium for decades to watch the teams face off

Enter Our Student Data Visualization Contest

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 14:13

Submit your maps, charts, and infographics by December 14 and you could win big!

Recipes Turn Back the Clock for Thanksgiving

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 15:57
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Read about the tasty exploits of the Rubenstein Test Kitchen, featured on Duke Today.

Puppies in Perkins Study Break, Dec. 10

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 21:02
Tired of hitting the books? Looks like somebody needs a puppy break!

We’re teaming up with Duke PAWS to bring therapy dogs to the library during finals

Profiling Civil Rights Movement Activists in Seven Steps

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 21:01

A look behind the scenes of our upcoming “One Person, One Vote” project website

What’s a Vital Library Resource? Student Assistants!

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 22:06
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Here’s one senior who has worked in Lilly Library throughout four years at Duke

International Education Week Panel: Nov. 12

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 21:29
Creative Commons image via Flickr courtesy Kevin Schoenmakers.

Join us for a panel discussion on Duke’s global mobility and what it means for you

Rubenstein Library Test Kitchen: Corn Ring with Creamed Mushrooms (1942)

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 14:43
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Follow along every Friday as we take historical recipes out of the archives and into the kitchen!

Enter Our Student Book Collectors Contest

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 00:33

Tell us about your personal library collection and you could win big!

Applications Open for Project Spaces in The Edge

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 19:50
 The Ruppert Commons for Research, Technology, and Collaboration, located on the first floor of Bostock Library.  The space contains nine project rooms that are reservable for short- or long-term use by project teams.

Students and faculty are invited to apply for dedicated project space by November 26

Engaging Faculty: Henry Petroski, Nov. 5

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 15:45

Professor and author Henry Petroski will be speaking about his latest book, “The House with Sixteen Handmade Doors: A Tale of Architectural Choice and Craftsmanship”

Midnight in the Garden of Film and Video

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 18:06

What could be scarier than competing file formats, unclear metadata standards, and copyright lawsuits?

Rubenstein Library Test Kitchen: Goblin Sandwiches (1946)

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 18:03
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Follow along every Friday as we take historical recipes out of the archives and into the kitchen!

Telling Stories with Maps: Free Tools and Tips

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 13:14

A look at some free online tools that can quickly and easily generate your story map

Preview of the W. Duke, Sons & Co. Digital Collection

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 13:12

Approximately 2,000 cigarette cards from the 19th and early 20th centuries will soon go online

Rubenstein Library Test Kitchen: World War I Soldiers’ Soup

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 17:30
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Follow along every Friday as we take historical recipes out of the archives and into the kitchen!

Hagan vs. Tillis: Deconstructing the Sound Bites, Oct. 28

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 17:00

Join Professors Bill Adair and Mac McCorkle as they discuss the Senate race in North Carolina