Sakai Quick Start

CIT Events Test - Thu, 2017-08-24 15:00
Bostock 023 Training Room
West Campus

This workshop is designed to give Duke faculty and staff preparing to use Sakai the knowledge necessary to create and manage a course or project site. During the session, we will provide an overview of Sakai basics, including the most commonly used tools and how to navigate the settings of a site.

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CIT Open Office Hours

CIT Events Test - Wed, 2017-08-23 14:00
Bostock 024
West Campus

Want to change your syllabus? Need help creating an online discussion board? CIT consultants are available to discuss course design and instructional technology.  Come by to ask questions about active learning in class or how to think about teaching a new course. We can also answer questions about using Sakai, WordPress, and other Duke supported instructional technologies for teaching and learning. REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED.

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Duke Psychology & Neuroscience Dissertation Digitization Project

Blogs Featured Posts (non-pipes) - Wed, 2017-08-23 11:00

For the first time, theses and dissertations from the department are now available online

Duke Psychology & Neuroscience Dissertation Digitization Project

Bogs Featured (for Marine) - Wed, 2017-08-23 11:00

For the first time, theses and dissertations from the department are now available online

Organizing democracy : reflections on the rise of political organizations in the nineteenth century

Endeca eBooks Last Week - Wed, 2017-08-23 00:00

Published: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017]

Currently held at: DUKE

Protest, popular culture and tradition in modern and contemporary Western Europe

Endeca eBooks Last Week - Wed, 2017-08-23 00:00

Published: London : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017]

Currently held at: DUKE

Proust, music, and meaning : theories and practices of listening in the Recherche

Endeca eBooks Last Week - Wed, 2017-08-23 00:00

Author: Acquisto, Joseph, author.
Published: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017]

Currently held at: DUKE

Sexual treason in Germany during the First World War [electronic resource]

Endeca eBooks Last Week - Wed, 2017-08-23 00:00

Author: Todd, Lisa Marie, author.
Published: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017]

Currently held at: DUKE

To hell and back : an anthology of Dante's Inferno in English translation (1782-2017)

Endeca eBooks Last Week - Wed, 2017-08-23 00:00

Author: Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321, author.
Published: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia, : John Benjamins Publishing Company, [2017]

Currently held at: DUKE

Transnationalism and German-language literature in the twenty-first century

Endeca eBooks Last Week - Wed, 2017-08-23 00:00

Author: Taberner, Stuart, author.
Published: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan is an imprint of Springer Nature, [2017]

Currently held at: DUKE

Treasures in trusted hands : negotiating the future of colonial cultural objects

Endeca eBooks Last Week - Wed, 2017-08-23 00:00

Author: Beurden, Jos van, author.
Published: Leiden : Sidestone Press, [2017]

Currently held at: DUKE

Upheaval : the refugee trek through Europe

Endeca eBooks Last Week - Wed, 2017-08-23 00:00

Author: Kermani, Navid, 1967- author.
Published: Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity Press, [2017]

Currently held at: DUKE

Winter solstice

Endeca eBooks Last Week - Wed, 2017-08-23 00:00

Author: Schimmelpfennig, Roland, author.
Published: London : Oberon Books, 2017.

Currently held at: DUKE

East Campus Office Hours

CIT Events Test - Tue, 2017-08-22 18:00
Lilly Library Computer Lab
East Campus

Want to change your syllabus? Need help creating an online discussion board? CIT consultants are available to discuss course design and instructional technology.  Come by to ask questions about active learning in class or how to think about teaching a new course. We can also answer questions about using Sakai, WordPress, and other Duke supported instructional technologies for teaching and learning. REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED.

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What to Read this Month: August 2017

Humanities - Tue, 2017-08-22 17:16

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Welcome back to a new semester!  While you’re exploring all that Duke has to offer, why not explore our New and Noteworthy or Current Literature collections?  One of the great things about the books in these collections is the variety of subject areas and genres represented—everything  from popular novels, political histories, and books about animals (and many things in between).

monkeytalkMonkeytalk: Inside the Worlds and Minds of Primates by Julia Fischer. Monkey see, monkey do–or does she? Can the behavior of non-human primates–their sociality, their intelligence, their communication–really be chalked up to simple mimicry? Emphatically, absolutely: no. And as famed primatologist Julia Fischer reveals, the human bias inherent in this oft-uttered adage is our loss, for it is only through the study of our primate brethren that we may begin to understand ourselves.  An eye-opening blend of storytelling, memoir, and science, Monkeytalk takes us into the field and the world’s primate labs to investigate the intricacies of primate social mores through the lens of communication.

mothstorytellingThe Moth Presents All these Wonders: True Stories about Facing the Unknown, edited by Catherine Burns. Celebrating the 20th anniversary of storytelling phenomenon The Moth, 45 unforgettable true stories about risk, courage, and facing the unknown, drawn from the best ever told on their stages. Alongside Louis C.K., Tig Notaro, John Turturro, and Meg Wolitzer, readers will encounter: an astronomer gazing at the surface of Pluto for the first time, an Afghan refugee learning how much her father sacrificed to save their family, a hip-hop star coming to terms with being a “one-hit wonder,” a young female spy risking everything as part of Churchill’s “secret army” during World War II, and more.

walkawayWalkaway: A Novel by Cory Doctorow.  From New York Times bestselling author Cory Doctorow, an epic tale of revolution, love, post-scarcity, and the end of death.  Fascinating, moving, and darkly humorous, Walkaway is a multi-generation SF thriller about the wrenching changes of the next hundred years…and the very human people who will live their consequences.  You can read reviews here and here.

 

 

TheEvangelicalsThe Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America by Frances FitzGerald.  This groundbreaking book from a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian is the first to tell the powerful, dramatic story of the Evangelical movement in America–from the Puritan era to the 2016 presidential election.  Evangelicals have in many ways defined the nation. They have shaped our culture and our politics. Frances FitGerald’s narrative of this distinctively American movement is a major work of history, piecing together the centuries-long story for the first time.  You can read reviews here and here.  You may also appreciate this interview with the author.

fortunateonesThe Fortunate Ones: A Novel by Ellen Umansky. One very special work of art–a Chaim Soutine painting–will connect the lives and fates of two different women, generations apart, in this enthralling and transporting debut novel that moves from World War II Vienna to contemporary Los Angeles.  This painting will bring Lizzie and Rose together and ignite an unexpected friendship, eventually revealing long-held secrets that hold painful truths. Spanning decades and unfolding in crystalline, atmospheric prose, this book is a haunting story of longing, devastation, and forgiveness, and a deep examination of the bonds and desires that map our private histories.

Fall 2017 Data Workshops

Blogs Featured Posts (non-pipes) - Tue, 2017-08-22 13:17

Visualize, manage, and map your data with our full slate of library workshops

Fall 2017 Data Workshops

Bogs Featured (for Marine) - Tue, 2017-08-22 13:17

Visualize, manage, and map your data with our full slate of library workshops

Exhibit Reception: Incredible Insects, Aug. 24

Blogs Featured Posts (non-pipes) - Tue, 2017-08-22 11:00

Meet the curators and ask the experts everything you ever wanted to know about insects!

Exhibit Reception: Incredible Insects, Aug. 24

Bogs Featured (for Marine) - Tue, 2017-08-22 11:00

Meet the curators and ask the experts everything you ever wanted to know about insects!