Services for Alumni

Borrow Items

The Duke Alumni Card provides borrowing privileges to the following libraries:

For access, please bring your Duke Alumni Card to the circulation desk at Perkins Library.

PLEASE NOTE: Materials may not be removed from the Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, but visitors can view materials in the Rubenstein reading room.

Access Online Databases

Duke University Libraries provides access to online databases for all alumni. Alumni must first register with the Duke Alumni Directory.

Access Databases

Other Resources

Duke alumni have access to many of the services used by students, such as:

Friends of the Duke University Libraries

  • Learn more about Friends of the Duke University Libraries, an association of alumni, faculty, staff and other bibliophiles who are dedicated to promoting the interests of the Duke University Libraries.