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Every year, Duke University Libraries digitizes thousands of items in our collections. These digital assets must be carefully managed to preserve them for generations of students and researchers to come. This work requires storage space, the specialized expertise of our talented staff, and you!

We need your help expanding our capacity to preserve Duke's digital collections! Our Adopt a Digital Collection program allows you to support the long-term preservation of these important cultural and scholarly resources, keeping them safe and accessible indefinitely.

Adoption funds are contributed to the Lowell and Eileen Aptman Digital Preservation Fund.

Adoption Process

Our adoptable collections are listed below. Simply follow the link to adopt! If you have questions, or would like to talk more about adoption options, please contact the Associate University Library for Development, the Associate University Librarian (AUL) for Information Technology Services or the Digital Collections Program Manager.

Blue Dean
AUL for Development
919-660-5940
blue.dean@duke.edu

Tim McGeary
AUL for Information Technology Services
919.660.5802
tim.mcgeary@duke.edu

Molly Bragg
Head, Digital Collections
919.660.5888
molly.bragg@duke.edu



Adoptable Collections