Services for Donors

Borrow Items

Friends of the Duke University Libraries receive borrowing privileges of non-audiovisual materials to the following libraries:

To receive a borrowing card, please contact the Friends coordinator at 919-660-5856.  A minimum gift of $50 is required to obtain a library card.  If you plan to give online, please allow at least 48 hours before requesting a card to allow your gift to process.  

Please note: There is an additional fee for borrowing materials from Ford Library at the Fuqua School of Business and Goodson Law Library. Materials may not be removed from the Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.  Learn more about using the Rubenstein Reading Room

Off-campus access to e-journals and databases is not available for Friends of the Duke University Libraries.  If you are interested in accessing an online database or e-journal, please visit one of our locations.  

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