About Us

About the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Learn more about the Rubenstein Library's history, collections and programs.


The Library Exhibit Program reflects the activities, culture, ideas and scholarship of Duke University and displays it for the community to share and to explore.

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Get the latest news on the ongoing renovation of our building. 

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Looking for someone? Find them here. For general inquiries, ask us

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We welcome inquiries from those interested in adding to the library's holdings. Read more about the process of donating materials to the Rubenstein Library. 

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The Rubenstein Library and its research centers offer grants and fellowships to fund travel for qualified researchers whose work would benefit from access to our collections.