Crazy Smart / Archive

Read all of our "Crazy Smart" stories from across Duke University Libraries.

 

Crazy Smart / Duke Athletics Library Fund Duke Athletics Library Fund

Sometimes an idea comes along that truly deserves the name “game-changing.”

 

 

 

 

Crazy Smart / Residence Hall Librarian Residence Hall Librarian Program

We know how demanding a Duke education can be, especially during that first crucial year. That's why we assign every first-year dorm a personal librarian.

 

 

 

 

Crazy Smart / Alumni Portal Alumni Portal

The search for answers doesn’t end with college. So why should your library privileges?

 

 

 

 

Crazy Smart / Library Service Center Library Service Center

In the library world, as in the real one, the best view is always the long view.

 

 

 

 

Crazy Smart / Conservation Lab Verne and Tanya Roberts Conservation Lab

Library books don't always age gracefully. But we’re working hard to halt the ravages of time.

 

 

 

 

Crazy Smart / Doris Duke Doris Duke

What does that name mean to you?

 

 

 

 

Crazy Smart / Stadium of the Mind Stadium of the Mind

A great library is where the game of knowledge is played, problems are tackled, and the best mental moves go down in the books.

 

 

 

 

Crazy Smart / Rush Hour Rush Hour in the Library

It happens about 4 million times a year — someone walks through the door of a Duke University library.

 

 

 

 

Crazy Smart / MOOCs Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

It takes a team effort to teach half a million students around the world.

 

 

 

 

Crazy Smart / Digitize This Book Digitize This Book

From stacks to scanner to your inbox. That's the idea behind our new digitization-on-demand service.







Crazy Smart Digitized Duke Chronicle Small Digitized Duke Chronicle

Here in the Libraries, we're all about peace, love, and understanding.







Crazy Smart Book Collectors ContestBook Collectors Contest

Since 1947, we've sponsored a book collecting contest to promote a lifelong love of reading among Duke students.







Crazy Smart Data Visualization ContestData Visualization Contest

Information isn't everything. It's what you do with it that counts.








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