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What I Did on My Summer Vacation

Thu, 2018-08-16 13:45

Helping the library at Duke Kunshan grow as they welcome their first class of undergraduates

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New to the Libraries? Tips for Duke 2022

Wed, 2018-08-08 20:57

Some library tips especially for our newest class of Blue Devils

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From Lit Hub: Breaking Up the Boys’ Club

Fri, 2018-08-03 13:23

Article about women in the rare book trade highlights the Baskin Collection at Duke

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Learning the Age-Old Craft of Leather Tooling

Fri, 2018-08-03 13:22

Our conservation staff try their hands at decorative binding work

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New Exhibit: Home Health Guides in the History of Medicine

Tue, 2018-07-31 13:30

Long before WebMD, popular medicine guides helped people diagnose and treat illnesses

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Duke 2022: Activate the Power of Your Libraries

Fri, 2018-07-27 10:00

Events, workshops, and programs to ease the transition for our newest class of Blue Devils

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Books by Duke Authors to Fill Your Summer Tote Bag

Thu, 2018-07-26 14:36

Explore the role of arguments in democracy, the world of a medieval mystic, and more

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Nature’s Remedy: A Look Back at Medicinal Marketing

Tue, 2018-07-24 14:35

The tablets, popular for decades, are a case study in early pharmaceutical PR campaigns

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What to Read This Month: July 2018

Thu, 2018-07-19 10:00

Recommended reads from our New & Noteworthy and Current Literature collections

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Exhibit Reception: Anything and All Things of Interest to Women, July 25

Wed, 2018-07-18 15:27

Join us for a special reception celebrating the Sarah Westphal Collection

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Thank You for Another Great Year!

Wed, 2018-07-18 15:24

For the first time ever, library donors contributed over $1 million to our annual fund

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Multispectral Imaging Summer Snapshots

Fri, 2018-07-13 19:58

A few before-and-after images from our most recent imaging sessions

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New Exhibit: Graphic Narratives from Around the World

Wed, 2018-07-11 15:37

Exhibit in Bostock explores the truly global popularity of graphic novels

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LISTEN: ‘Stone by Stone’: The Story of Who Built Duke University

Fri, 2018-07-06 18:53

A project to discover the identities of the laborers who built the Gothic Wonderland

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From the Paris Review: The Rare Women in the Rare-Book Trade

Fri, 2018-07-06 18:48

Profiles of women collectors, including Lisa Baskin, whose collection is housed at Duke

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Take Our Survey. You Could Win a Tote Bag and Journal!

Mon, 2018-07-02 14:27

We’re seeking your feedback on our email newsletter

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Civil War Letters Grapple with Gender, Interracial Marriage, Working-Class Life

Fri, 2018-06-29 18:19

Letters reveal a mother and her seven children divided by the Civil War

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Check Out Our Latest Magazine

Thu, 2018-06-28 10:00

Stories about Duke’s tree-tagging system, the Silent Vigil, an immigrant’s path the Duke, and more

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Earning While They’re Learning: Archiving Valuable Experiences

Tue, 2018-06-26 13:01

An occasional series of stories celebrating our library student workers

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What We’ve Learned So Far from Our 2018 Library Satisfaction Survey

Fri, 2018-06-22 17:30

A look at some trends in how students view and use the Libraries

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