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Fashionistas and Soldiers: Military Ads for Women

Wed, 2018-05-02 10:00

A look back at how the armed forces have marketed themselves to women over the decades

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Working with the Library: Engaging Students in Neurodiversity Activism

Tue, 2018-05-01 14:29

Q&A with Dr. Marion Quirici on how we support her teaching and research in disability studies

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Workshop: Books as Social Networks, May 11

Fri, 2018-04-27 10:00

Get an introduction to the discipline of Book History and explore methodologies for studying books as artifacts

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Exhibit Tour and Lunch with the Experts, Apr. 27

Tue, 2018-04-24 17:04

Join us for a conversation about the 1968 Silent Vigil and the legacy of Terry Sanford

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You’re in Fur A Treat: Puppies in Perkins!

Tue, 2018-04-24 16:04

Join us in Perkins for a study break, snuggles with therapy dogs, and themed button making!

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Sullivan Awards Honor Graduating Senior, Libraries Staff Member

Mon, 2018-04-23 13:10

Award recipients embody the qualities of Algernon Sydney Sullivan, a prominent lawyer, businessman and philanthropist

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Earning While They’re Learning: Up Late at Lilly Library

Tue, 2018-04-17 18:35

An occasional series of stories celebrating our library student workers

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Check Out Our Latest Newsletter (and Subscribe!)

Mon, 2018-04-16 13:14

Be the first to find out about events and programs at the Duke University Libraries

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Creative Writing Award for Duke Undergrads

Thu, 2018-04-12 13:19

Submissions due May 15. You could win $1,500!

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Class of 1968 Books on Display for Reunions Weekend

Wed, 2018-04-11 14:49

Help us celebrate the achievements of this year’s half-century reunion class

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Send a Postcard from the Library (Since You Pretty Much Live Here)

Mon, 2018-04-09 21:04

Celebrate National Library Week and let the outside world know you’re still alive!

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Focus Group Participants Needed (Free Food!)

Thu, 2018-04-05 20:04

Your opinion counts! Share your thoughts on how we can improve the Libraries.

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Our March Movie Madness Winner Is Crowned

Thu, 2018-04-05 17:37

“Rocky” takes down a worthy challenger, “The Karate Kid,” in a classic sports film match-up

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Water Main Break Closes Lower Level 2 of Perkins Library

Wed, 2018-04-04 13:00

As of this time, no books are believed to be damaged

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Re:Publishing Event: Metrics, Alt-metrics, and Impact, Apr. 4

Tue, 2018-04-03 14:27

What if we’re measuring all the wrong things?

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Viv Radyo Ayiti! Vive Radio Haïti! Radio Haiti Lives!

Mon, 2018-04-02 13:42

We’ve completed the first major stage of an NEH-funded project to preserve the legacy of Radio Haiti

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How the 1968 Silent Vigil Marked a Turning Point for Duke

Mon, 2018-04-02 13:39

William Turner recalls following MLK’s assassination students acted to change the university

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Fetching New Portrait Unveiled in Gothic Reading Room

Sun, 2018-04-01 04:26

New addition to gallery of campus notables made possible by an anonymous donation

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March Movie Madness: We’re Down to the Elite Eight

Thu, 2018-03-29 20:42

Who’s still standing? Cast your vote for the best sports film of all time.

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Disability Pride Week at Duke: A Reading List

Tue, 2018-03-27 20:29

Check out this list of recommended books with positive representations of disability

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