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Now Digitized: Iconic Photographs from the Civil War

Blogs Featured Posts - Sat, 09/13/2014 - 11:00
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Two of the most important photographic albums of the conflict have now been digitized

Anatomy of an Exhibit Kiosk

Bitstreams - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 19:40

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I’ve had the pleasure of working on several exhibit kiosks during my time at the library. Most of them have been simple in their functionality, but we’re hoping to push some boundaries and get more creative in the future. Most recently, I’ve been working on building a kiosk for the Queering Duke History: Understanding [...]

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Clickers

Library News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 19:00
Thu, Sep 11, 2014: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Perkins Library Room 118 Curious about clickers? We will use iClickers from both student and instructor perspectives, and discuss evidence-based ways of using them to promote student engagement and learning.

Rubenstein Library to Welcome Visiting Filmmaker and Artist

Blogs Featured Posts - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 18:00
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Filmmaker Stanley Nelson and artist Steve Roden will be visiting Duke’s campus this October.

Rubenstein Library to Welcome Visiting Filmmaker and Artist

Bogs Featured (for Marine) - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 18:00
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Filmmaker Stanley Nelson and artist Steve Roden will be visiting Duke’s campus this October.

CIT Office Hours

Library News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 17:00
Thu, Sep 11, 2014: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 026 CIT consultants will be available to answer questions about using

Comparing Photographic Views of the Civil War in Duke’s Newest Digital Collection

Bitstreams - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 01:16

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Duke Digital Collections is excited to announce our newest digital offering: The Barnard and Gardner Civil War Photographic Albums.  Rubenstein Library Archive of Documentary Arts Curator, Lisa McCarty contributed the post below to share some further information about these significant and influential volumes.

“In presenting the PHOTOGRAPHIC SKETCH BOOK OF THE WAR to the [...]

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Zotero workshop

Library News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 19:00
Wed, Sep 10, 2014: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom) Zotero is a citation management tool that allows you to capture, save, organize and format bibliographies from citations. In this workshop you will be set up with a free, web-based account and shown how to capture, organize and maintain your collection of research citations. If you have a laptop, pl

Zotero workshop

course-support-training-feed - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 19:00
Wed, Sep 10, 2014: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom)

Zotero is a  citation management tool that allows you to capture, save, organize and format bibliographies from citations. In this workshop you will be set up with a free, web-based account and shown how to capture, organize and maintain your collection of research citations.


If you have a laptop, please bring it with you to the workshop.

Belle

Endeca Video DVDs 3 Months - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 14:40

CIT Office Hours

Library News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 14:00
Wed, Sep 10, 2014: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bostock Library Room 026 CIT consultants will be available to answer questions about usi

Digitizing the Women's Liberation Movement: A Conversation with Movement Leader Alix Kates Shulman

Library News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 13:30
This program will give insight both to the women's liberation movement and to the life cycle of a digital project, discussing how "Documents from the Women's Liberation Movement: An On-line Archival Collection," created in 1997, became one of Duke Libraries' most popular digital collections. Alix Kates Shulman will reflect on her experiences as a feminist activist and writer during the 1960s and 70s, including the 1968 Miss America pageant protest, the iconic event that launched the myth of bra

PAC & the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture Present: "Digitizing the Women's Liberation Movement: A conversation with Movement Leader, Alix Kates Shulman and Behind-the-Scenes perspective from Molly Bragg and Kelly Wooten"

Library News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 13:30
Wed, Sep 10, 2014: 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Perkins Library Room 217 Event Details: Date & Time: 9:30-11am, Wednesday, September 10 Event Location: Perkins 217 Bagels and coffee will be served, remarks will begin at 9:45 RSVP: Please RSVP using the registration link below. This program will give insight both to the women’s liberation movement and to

PAC & the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture Present: "Digitizing the Women's Liberation Movement: A conversation with Movement Leader, Alix Kates Shulman and Behind-the-Scenes perspective from Molly Bragg and Kelly Wooten"

course-support-training-feed - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 13:30
Wed, Sep 10, 2014: 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Perkins Library Room 217

Event Details: 

  • Date & Time: 9:30-11am, Wednesday, September 10
  • Event Location: Perkins 217
  • Bagels and coffee will be served, remarks will begin at 9:45
  • RSVP: Please RSVP using the registration link below.

 

This program will give insight both to the women’s liberation movement and to the life cycle of a digital project, discussing how “Documents from the Women's Liberation Movement: An On-line Archival Collection” created in 1997 to support a Duke course on the Social History of American Women became one of Duke Libraries’ most popular digital collections. Alix Kates Shulman will reflect on her experiences as an feminist activist and writer during the 1960s and 70s, including the 1968 Miss America pageant protest, the iconic event that launched the myth of bra burning and the women’s movement in the popular consciousness. Molly Bragg, Digital Collections Project Coordinator, will share a behind the scenes perspective on how digital projects are proposed and how they make them magically appear online, and Kelly Wooten, librarian with the Sallie Bingham Center, will share the process of stewarding permissions for this project and other challenges. 

Alix Kates Shulman is the celebrated author of fourteen books, including the New York Times bestselling novel Memoirs of an Ex-Prom Queen, which established her as a primary figure in feminism’s second wave. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Shulman studied philosophy at Columbia University and received an MA at New York University. She became a political activist, joining the Congress of Racial Equality in 1961 and the Women’s Liberation Movement in 1967. Shulman lives in Manhattan and continues to speak frequently on issues such as writing, feminism, and reproductive choice. Her papers are held by the Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture. 


PAC & the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture Present: "Digitizing the Women's Liberation Movement: A conversation with Movement Leader, Alix Kates Shulman and Behind-the-Scenes perspective from Molly Bragg and Kelly Wooten"

course-support-training-feed - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 13:30
Wed, Sep 10, 2014: 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Perkins Library Room 217
Event Details:
  • Time & Date: 9:30-11am, Wednesday, September 10
  • Location: Perkins 217
  • Bagels and coffee will be served, remarks will begin at 9:45
  • RSVP: Please register using the registration link below.

 

Program Description:

This program gives insight both to the women’s liberation movement and to the life cycle of a digital project, discussing how “Documents from the Women's Liberation Movement: An On-line Archival Collection” created in 1997 to support a Duke course on the Social History of American Women became one of Duke Libraries’ most popular digital collections. Alix Kates Shulman will reflect on her experiences as an feminist activist and writer during the 1960s and 70s, including the 1968 Miss America pageant protest, the iconic event that launched the myth of bra burning and the women’s movement in the popular consciousness. Molly Bragg, Digital Collections Project Coordinator, will share a behind the scenes perspective on how digital projects are proposed and how they make them magically appear online, and Kelly Wooten, librarian with the Sallie Bingham Center, will share the process of stewarding permissions for this project and other challenges.

Alix Kates Shulman is the celebrated author of fourteen books, including the New York Times bestselling novel Memoirs of an Ex-Prom Queen, which established her as a primary figure in feminism’s second wave. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Shulman studied philosophy at Columbia University and received an MA at New York University. She became a political activist, joining the Congress of Racial Equality in 1961 and the Women’s Liberation Movement in 1967. Shulman lives in Manhattan and continues to speak frequently on issues such as writing, feminism, and reproductive choice. Her papers are held by the Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture.


Geek sublime : the beauty of code, the code of beauty

Endeca Noteworthy Last Month - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 00:00

Author: Chandra, Vikram.
Published: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Graywolf Press, 2014.

Currently held at: DUKE

Geek sublime : the beauty of code, the code of beauty

Endeca Lilly Current Lit 3 Months - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 00:00

Author: Chandra, Vikram.
Published: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Graywolf Press, 2014.

Currently held at: DUKE

Anthropology of the brain : consciousness, culture, and free will

Endeca eBooks Last Week - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 00:00

Author: Bartra, Roger, author.
Published: Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Currently held at: DUKE

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