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Lilly Library March Movie Madness: Superhero Edition

Mon, 2019-03-18 19:13

What is the best superhero movie of all time? Fill out your bracket and vote!

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When Beale Street Spoke in Haiti

Thu, 2019-03-14 10:00

Reflections on the lasting and international legacy of James Baldwin

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March Collection Spotlight: Year of the Periodic Table

Tue, 2019-03-12 14:24

150 years ago, Mendeleev published his Periodic Table of Elements. Feel some chemistry with these recommended reads!

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Join Us for a Spring Tea Break! Mar. 11 & 13

Thu, 2019-03-07 16:16

Staying on campus? Join us for tea, cookies, and friendly library chit-chat

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My Duke Library: Tyler Goldberger’s Perspective

Thu, 2019-03-07 16:11

How has the library impacted YOUR Duke experience?

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WWI Orphans and American Red Cross Photographers

Wed, 2019-03-06 14:14

After the Great War, thousands of refugee families and orphaned children were cared for by the Red Cross

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Enough is Enough: UC Leadership and the Transformation of Scholarly Publishing

Wed, 2019-03-06 14:10

It’s a great day to be a librarian, and a great day for scholars and scholarship

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The Phrenology of the Dukes

Fri, 2019-03-01 15:20

Heads up! We’ve found the phrenology reports of two famous craniums in Duke’s history.

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Meet Our Mystery Dates: The Complete Book List

Thu, 2019-02-28 16:20

Are you ready for love? Check out these book titles for your next perfect match!

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War in Black and White: African American Soldiers’ Photographs

Wed, 2019-02-27 16:30

Witness the complex history between U.S. wars and the black soldiers who fought in them.

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Exhibit Opening Feb. 27: Five Hundred Years of Women’s Work

Tue, 2019-02-26 14:31

Join us for the opening of a major new exhibit on the Lisa Unger Baskin Collection

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Juan E. Méndez Human Rights Book Award, Feb. 26

Fri, 2019-02-22 11:00

Join us for a special reading and reception honoring this year’s winner, María McFarland Sánchez-Moreno

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What Book Should the Class of 2023 Read? Cast Your Vote!

Thu, 2019-02-21 11:00

The Duke Common Experience Committee has narrowed it down to five books and wants your feedback

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It Came from the Bowels

Wed, 2019-02-20 14:06

There is a lot of hidden labor in libraries and archives that makes so-called “discoveries” possible

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Bringing the Library to You

Tue, 2019-02-19 11:00

Duke teams with neighbor universities to create a new online library catalog system

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What to Read This Month: February 2019

Mon, 2019-02-18 15:00

Recommended reads from our New & Noteworthy and Current Literature collections

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Celebrate Black History All Year Round with “The HistoryMakers”

Fri, 2019-02-15 18:58

New database includes thousands of oral history interviews with noteworthy African Americans

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Save the Date! Five Hundred Years of Women’s Work, Feb. 27

Thu, 2019-02-14 14:34

Join us as we celebrate the opening of a major exhibition on the Lisa Unger Baskin Collection

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New Exhibit: Black Students Matter: Taking Over Allen in ’69

Mon, 2019-02-11 14:28

A new library exhibit marks the 50th anniversary of a moment that changed Duke

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Women’s History Pioneer Anne Firor Scott Has Died At 97

Thu, 2019-02-07 14:12

Across three decades of scholarship, Scott helped usher in the field of women’s history

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