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A Melancholy Skeleton in the Rubenstein

Tue, 2021-06-15 13:26

An in-depth look at the curious and mysterious history of an ivory memento mori

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Curating for a Community: Joining the DCN

Tue, 2021-06-15 13:24

How we’re contributing back to the community that has helped to support our work at Duke

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Summer LGBTQIA+ SciFi Book Crew Reads “Ninefox Gambit”

Fri, 2021-06-11 06:00

Climb aboard as we delve into the reaches of deep space with author Yoon Ha Lee

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Low Maintenance Book Club Reads “Middlemarch”

Wed, 2021-06-09 06:00

Join us for the first of three discussions this summer on George Elliot’s classic

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Workshop: Shaping Your Professional Identity Online, June 15

Mon, 2021-06-07 06:00

Learn about the opportunities and challenges the digital world poses for early career scholars

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Call for Submissions: Human Rights Audio Documentary Award

Thu, 2021-06-03 11:36

New award seeks to support outstanding documentary artists exploring human rights and social justice

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$1,500 Creative Writing Award for Duke Undergrads

Thu, 2021-06-03 06:00

Apply now for the Rudolph William Rosati Creative Writing Award

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What to Read This Month

Wed, 2021-06-02 06:00

Recommended reads from our New & Noteworthy and Contemporary Literature collections

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Remembering the Tulsa Race Massacre, 100 Years Later

Tue, 2021-06-01 09:04

A look at the archival legacy of the riots and massacre in the collections of the Rubenstein Library

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Meet Sarah, One of Lilly’s Class of 2021

Fri, 2021-05-28 11:30

What’s a vital library resource? Our graduate student assistants!

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Collecting for Global Diversity: Reflections a Year After George Floyd

Wed, 2021-05-26 09:59

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

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Low Maintenance Book Club Reads “Middlemarch”

Tue, 2021-05-25 06:00

Join us for the first of three discussions this summer on George Elliot’s classic

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Films Honoring Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage

Fri, 2021-05-21 10:36

Explore our recommended picks about the contributions Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have made to U.S. culture

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Summer LGBTQIA+ SciFi Book Crew Reads “Ninefox Gambit”

Fri, 2021-05-21 10:29

Climb aboard as we delve into the reaches of deep space with author Yoon Ha Lee

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Intergenerational Collaboration Makes History

Tue, 2021-05-18 11:14

New Mellon-funded initiative aims to document how today’s activists built their social and political movements

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“Library Takeout” Wins Library Film Festival

Mon, 2021-05-17 14:42

The music video takes home “Best of Show” in the ARL “Arlies” Film Fest

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Meet Grace, One of Lilly’s Class of 2021

Fri, 2021-05-14 11:57

What’s a vital library resource? Our graduate student assistants!

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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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