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“There Are No Dead Here” Wins 2018 Méndez Human Rights Book Award

Wed, 2018-12-12 16:58

Book explores the bloody story of the rise of paramilitaries in Colombia

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Collection Spotlight: Books to Take You Places

Mon, 2018-12-10 19:39

We’ve pulled together a list of travel-themed books to get you through the holidays

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Find Your Haven at Oasis Perkins

Mon, 2018-12-10 19:31

The perfect place to escape any finals-related tension is on the 4th floor of Perkins Library

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Miniature Therapy Horses at Lilly Library, Dec. 7

Thu, 2018-12-06 15:25

Have you heard about the “mane” event of finals season?

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Libraries Receive $10 Million to Renovate and Expand Lilly Library

Thu, 2018-12-06 14:17

Updates will renew the oldest library on campus and enhance the student experience at Duke

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What to Read This Month: December 2018

Tue, 2018-12-04 17:34

Recommended reads from our New & Noteworthy and Current Literature Collections

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Movember Adventures in the Archives

Tue, 2018-12-04 17:33

We’re sorry, but we mustache you to stop and read this

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Around the World with Our Librarians

Mon, 2018-11-26 19:13

Duke librarians travel abroad to build the university’s collections

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The Process of Digitizing a Library Collection

Wed, 2018-11-21 11:00

It takes a village to transform scarce physical materials into something the whole world can use online

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Providing Access to Radio Haiti Through Multilingual Metadata

Tue, 2018-11-20 11:00

Describing a collection in English, Haitian Creole, and French poses some interesting library challenges

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What to Read This Month: November 2018

Mon, 2018-11-19 21:38

Recommended reads from our New & Noteworthy and Current Literature Collections

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Save the Date: Duke Kunshan Exhibit Reception, Nov. 27

Thu, 2018-11-15 21:41

Join us for a special reception celebrating the opening of our new exhibit

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Digital Project Profiles: Project Vox

Wed, 2018-11-14 11:00

A new series highlighting projects in our Digital Scholarship Services department

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Hear the Ciompi Quartet in the Library, Nov. 14

Tue, 2018-11-13 14:24

Join us for a free noontime concert featuring the Ciompi Quartet with Eliza Bagg, soprano

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Highlighting Duke Scholars Alongside Their Research

Tue, 2018-11-13 14:20

We’ve been working hard to highlight the importance and impact of research conducted at Duke

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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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