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Brodhead Portrait Installed in Gothic Reading Room

Thu, 2018-11-08 13:51

Installation follows the portrait’s formal unveiling last week

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Trinity College During the Great War

Tue, 2018-11-06 11:00

101 years ago, the U.S. officially entered WWI, and Trinity was feeling its effects

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New Exhibit: Duke Kunshan University: From the Ground Up

Mon, 2018-11-05 18:26

A new library exhibit illustrates the complexity of starting a university from scratch

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Film Screening, Nov. 5: Paywall: The Business of Scholarship

Sat, 2018-11-03 10:00

A new documentary explores the unmet need for open access to research and science

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A Touch of “Hamilton” in the Rubenstein Library

Fri, 2018-11-02 10:00

Letters, books, and other writings that helped inspire the musical

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Bingham Center Librarian Wins Duke Diversity Award

Thu, 2018-11-01 14:47

Kelly Wooten is driven by the idea that everyone’s story deserves to be preserved.

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Researching Migrant Exclusion: We’ve Been Here Before

Wed, 2018-10-31 10:00

A guest post by a researcher visiting our Human Rights Archive

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Exhibit Talk & Tour with Adrian Lentz-Smith, Nov. 6

Tue, 2018-10-30 10:00

Join us for a lunchtime exploration of our exhibit marking the centennial of the end of WWI

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Books from Duke authors Spice Up the Fall Season

Mon, 2018-10-29 17:01

A roundup of titles worthy of attention, most of which are available in the library

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Frankenstein Lives On!

Fri, 2018-10-26 13:34

So many film and novel adaptations, so little time!

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Changes in the Gothic Reading Room

Wed, 2018-10-24 18:08

We’re moving some of the portraits to make room for an exciting new addition!

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Celebrating Open Access Week, Oct. 22-28

Tue, 2018-10-23 10:00

Find out about efforts at Duke to make the fruits of research available as broadly as possible

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Low Maintenance Book Club Gets Spooky with Shirley Jackson, Oct. 30

Sat, 2018-10-20 11:00

Join us as we read a selection of short stories by the author of “The Haunting of Hill House”

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Expanded Access to Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE)

Sat, 2018-10-20 10:00

Watch peer-reviewed videos of people doing real-world scientific experiments

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Conversation with Legendary Book Editor Bob Loomis, Oct. 24

Thu, 2018-10-18 10:00

Join us for a conversation with the long-time Random House editor and Duke alum

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What to Read This Month: October 2018

Wed, 2018-10-17 10:00

Recommended reads from our New & Noteworthy and Current Literature collections

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Introducing the Digital Humanities to Grad Students

Tue, 2018-10-16 17:00

Anybody can do it, and you don’t need to code. But there’s more to it than that.

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Digitized: Henry J. Oosting’s Misadventure in the Arctic (1937)

Mon, 2018-10-15 13:25

The diary of a Duke professor and botanist offers some entertaining reading (and doodles)

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Adding Memories to the Library Collection

Wed, 2018-10-10 17:30

Memorialize, honor or thank a special person through the “Honoring with Books” program

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Got Library Fines? Give Food and We’ll Waive Them

Wed, 2018-10-10 13:37

An easy way to help people affected by Hurricane Florence, and get rid of your fines!

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