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Cowardice : a brief history

Endeca eBooks Last Week - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 00:00

Author: Walsh, Chris, 1966-
Published: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2014.

Currently held at: DUKE

The End of a Digital Era, and the Beginning of Another

Bogs Featured (for Marine) - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 13:51
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Digitized collections have had their Age of Discovery and Industrial Revolution. What’s next?

The End of a Digital Era, and the Beginning of Another

Blogs Featured Posts - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 13:51
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Digitized collections have had their Age of Discovery and Industrial Revolution. What’s next?

Can we make an Age of Engagement?

Bitstreams - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 18:45

A screen capture of the top portion of the American Memory splash page for the Emergence of American Memory collection, in August 2001.

An era ended with an email that I got a few weeks ago from the Library of Congress.

Maybe I’m being a bit dramatic, but the LoC informed us that its venerable American Memory site would no longer include records and links to

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Rubenstein Library Test Kitchen: Apple Kuchen

Bogs Featured (for Marine) - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 16:15
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Follow along every Friday as we take historical recipes out of the archives and into the kitchen!

Rubenstein Library Test Kitchen: Apple Kuchen

Blogs Featured Posts - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 16:15
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Follow along every Friday as we take historical recipes out of the archives and into the kitchen!

Med Center Library Exhibit: Hyperbaric Medicine at Duke

Bogs Featured (for Marine) - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 15:11
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New exhibit looks at medical care and research performed “under pressure”

Med Center Library Exhibit: Hyperbaric Medicine at Duke

Blogs Featured Posts - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 15:11
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New exhibit looks at medical care and research performed “under pressure”

Chasers of the light : poems from the typewriter series

Endeca Noteworthy Last Month - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 00:00

Author: Gregson, Tyler Knott, author.
Published: New York, New York : Penguin Group, 2014.

Currently held at: DUKE

Horton and the Kwuggerbug : and more lost stories

Endeca Noteworthy Last Month - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 00:00

Author: Seuss, Dr.
Published: New York : Random House, [2014]

Currently held at: DUKE

What I know for sure

Endeca Noteworthy Last Month - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 00:00

Author: Winfrey, Oprah.
Published: New York : Flatiron Books, 2014.

Currently held at: DUKE

Mr. Gwyn ; &, Three times at dawn / Alessandro Baricco ; translated by Ann Goldstein

Endeca Lilly Current Lit 3 Months - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 00:00

Author: Baricco, Alessandro, 1958-
Published: San Francisco: : Mcsweeney's, 2014.

Currently held at: DUKE

DVS Workshop: Data Wrangling with Google Refine

Library News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 17:00
Prepare and explore your data using this simple but powerful tool: normalizing, cleaning and reshaping without learning yet another programming language. Google Refine allows you to detect and fix inconsistencies in your data, transform your data from one structure to another, and provides a simple way to understand patterns in your data.

CIT Office Hours

Library News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 17:00
Thu, Oct 2, 2014: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) CIT consultants will be availab

Data Wrangling with Google Refine

Library News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 17:00
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Check Out a Book at Yale, Return It at Duke

Bogs Featured (for Marine) - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 13:38
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Duke library borrowing privileges expanded through new program, BorrowDirect Plus

Check Out a Book at Yale, Return It at Duke

Blogs Featured Posts - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 13:38
Books

Duke library borrowing privileges expanded through new program, BorrowDirect Plus

DVS Workshop: Analysis with R

Library News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 17:00
Explore the basics of the R programming language for statistics and graphing in this introductory workshop. This hands on workshop covers the basics of getting help, loading, managing, graphing, and analyzing data in R. No previous experience with R is required. Course materials will be available before the class for workshop participants.

Analysis with R

Library News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 17:00
Wed, Oct 1, 2014: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom) Explore the basics of the R programming language for statistics and graphing in this introductory workshop. This hands on workshop covers the basics of getting help, loading, managin

Upcoming NCPC Conference: Significant Preservation: Inventories and Assessments for Strategic Planning

Preservation Underground - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 14:45

From the NCPC Press release:

Significant Preservation: Inventories and Assessments for Strategic Planning

North Carolina Preservation Consortium Annual Conference
William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
November 7, 2014

Inventories and assessments of heritage collections and sites are vital for meaningful strategic planning that conveys the importance of allocating scarce resources for preservation programs. Establishing the significance of tangible heritage to the communities we serve is essential for prioritizing conservation, storage, exhibition, and emergency planning decisions to protect cultural treasures for present and future generations. This conference will help you influence organizational, political, and community leaders who have the authority to improve preservation funding. Register today for a valuable learning experience with state, national, and international preservation leaders.

Keynote Speakers

Veronica Bullock is the Co-founder and Director of Significance International. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Prehistory/Archaeology from the Australian National University and a master’s degree in Applied Science (Materials Conservation) from the University of Western Sydney. Her fellowship at the International Center for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property explored how significance assessments and risk assessments are taught in graduate conservation programs in Australia, Canada, the United States, and several countries in Europe. Ms. Bullock will provide an overview of the Significance Assessment methodology developed by the Collections Council of Australia.

Lisa Ackerman is the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the World Monuments Fund and a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Pratt Institute. She holds a BA from Middlebury College, an MS in historic preservation from the Pratt Institute, and an MBA from New York University. Her professional service has included membership on the boards of the Historic House Trust of New York City, New York Preservation Archive Project, St. Ann Center for Restoration and the Arts, Partners for Sacred Places, Neighborhood Preservation Center, and the U.S. National Committee of the International Council on Monuments and Sites. Ms. Ackerman will present an introduction to the Arches heritage inventory and management system.

Dr. Paul R. Green is a Cultural Resources Specialist for the U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer Center, an Adjunct Associate Professor at Old Dominion University, and a modern Monuments Man. He holds a BS from Marshall University, MA from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and a PhD in Anthropology (Archaeology) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Green is a member of the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) Historical/Cultural Advisory Group and the International Military Cultural Resources Working Group. He will address the challenges and importance of prioritizing global heritage collections and sites for the protection of cultural property during war and armed conflicts.

Lightening Session Speakers

Martha Battle Jackson is Chief Curator for North Carolina Historic Sites. She will provide an overview of the Museum Assessment Program (MAP) for Collection Stewardship sponsored by the American Alliance of Museums.

Andrea Gabriel is Outreach & Development Coordinator for the North Carolina State Archives. She will present an introduction to the Traveling Archivist Program (TAP) administered by the North Carolina Office of Archives & History.

David Goist is a painting conservator in private practice. He will give an overview of the Conservation Assessment Program (CAP) sponsored by Heritage Preservation.

 

For more information on the conference schedule, registration, scholarships, etc., see the NCPC events page.

 

 

 

 

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