Read all of our "Crazy Smart" stories from across Duke University Libraries.
Sometimes an idea comes along that truly deserves the name “game-changing.”
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.
The search for answers doesn’t end with college. So why should your library privileges?
In the library world, as in the real one, the best view is always the long view.
Library books don't always age gracefully. But we’re working hard to halt the ravages of time.
What does that name mean to you?
A great library is where the game of knowledge is played, problems are tackled, and the best mental moves go down in the books.
It happens about 4 million times a year — someone walks through the door of a Duke University library.
It takes a team effort to teach half a million students around the world.
From stacks to scanner to your inbox. That's the idea behind our new digitization-on-demand service.
Here in the Libraries, we're all about peace, love, and understanding.
Since 1947, we've sponsored a book collecting contest to promote a lifelong love of reading among Duke students.
Information isn't everything. It's what you do with it that counts.
For one night per year, Perkins and Bostock Libraries throw open their doors for a night of sophisticated fun and un-shushed entertainment.
Many of the oldest, most significant books in the library require careful conservation treatments. That’s the idea behind our Adopt-a-Book Program.
Every book on these shelves has a story.
We never get tired of watching students experience the joy of discovery. You can see it written all over their faces.
Welcome to The Edge: The Ruppert Commons for Research, Technology, and Collaboration. It's where ideas come to light.
Before selfies and YouTube, there were "Movies of Local People."
We recently acquired one of the largest and most significant private collections on women's history.
In this age of texting, tweeting, and Googling, there's something special about holding a 150-year-old letter in your hands.
The Trent Collection has been used to educate generations of Duke students about the origins of the healing profession.
What have we done for you lately? That's the question we asked Duke students and faculty during National Library Week.
Duke has one of the best library systems in the country. But no library is big enough to have everything.
Every year, we digitize thousands of historical documents, images, audio, and video. Now you can help preserve them.