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“Such a Fun Age” Selected for Class of 2025 Summer Reading

Wed, 2021-05-12 11:03

Kiley Reid’s acclaimed book to be sent to incoming students

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5 Titles: Unsung Black Women in the Olympics

Tue, 2021-05-11 10:15

A new series highlighting library resources related to diversity, equity, and inclusion

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Collecting for Global Diversity, Part 4

Thu, 2021-05-06 06:00

A series exploring the role of international collections and their collectors in promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion

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DivE-In Encourages You to Take 5

Tue, 2021-05-04 11:27

Recommended activities, programs, and educational opportunities on diversity, equity, and inclusion issues

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How to Make Library Spaces Intentional, Inclusive, Flexible

Mon, 2021-05-03 06:00

One of the biggest and trickiest areas to get right is the design of our physical library spaces

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Lilly Collection Spotlight: Films to Help Fortify and Fight Back

Thu, 2021-04-29 06:00

In recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, we’re highlighting films that illuminate this urgent issue

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5 Titles: Southern African American Outsider Artists

Wed, 2021-04-28 06:00

A new series highlighting library resources related to diversity, equity, and inclusion

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Maps of Early 20th-Century Durham

Tue, 2021-04-27 09:18

A volume of Sanborn fire insurance maps recently came through our conservation lab

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What to Read this Month

Tue, 2021-04-27 09:13

Recommended reads from our New & Noteworthy and Contemporary Literature Collections

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$1,500 Creative Writing Award for Duke Undergrads

Wed, 2021-04-14 06:00

Apply now for the Rudolph William Rosati Creative Writing Award

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Collecting for Global Diversity, Part 3

Tue, 2021-04-13 09:13

A series exploring the role of international collections and their collectors in promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion

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Exhibit Talk: Beyond Supply and Demand, Apr. 16

Mon, 2021-04-12 10:37

Join us for a talk with the student and faculty curators of our exhibit celebrating 100 years of women’s suffrage

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Faculty Bookwatch: On Visual Satirist Ollie Harrington, Apr. 9

Thu, 2021-04-08 14:31

Join us for the second of two events marking the publication of Prof. Richard J. Powell’s latest book

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Data Sharing and Equity: A Researcher Highlight

Thu, 2021-04-08 14:26

Equitable practices paired with data sharing create opportunities for greater discovery and progress

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Library Internship Open House, April 7

Mon, 2021-04-05 11:58

Interested in archival and library work? Learn about Fall 2021 internships at the Rubenstein Library!

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What to Read This Month

Tue, 2021-03-30 10:02

Recommended reads from our New & Noteworthy and Contemporary Literature collections

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Decolonizing Archival Descriptions and Legacy Metadata

Mon, 2021-03-29 06:00

How can we present, catalog, and preserve collections in a way that accurately portrays the communities depicted in them?

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Collecting for Global Diversity, Part 2

Thu, 2021-03-25 10:12

A series exploring the role of international collections and their collectors in promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion

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5 Titles: Beyond Lucky Charms

Mon, 2021-03-22 14:37

A new series highlighting library resources related to diversity, equity, and inclusion

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$1,500 Prize for Book Collecting

Mon, 2021-03-22 14:32

Attention, student bibliophiles! Share your collection with us and you could win big money.

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