Services for Donors

Borrow Items

Members of the public may receive borrowing privileges for non-audiovisual materials through the Friends of the Duke University Libraries program to the following locations: 

To receive a borrowing card, please visit the Circulation Desk at Perkins, Lilly or Goodson Library, or contact the Development Officer at 919-660-5856.  A minimum gift  of $100 is required to obtain a borrowing 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: Materials may not be removed from the Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.  Learn more about using the Rubenstein Reading Room .  Please contact the Ford Library at the Fuqua School of Business directly for information about borrowing materials from their collections.

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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