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5 Titles on Environmental Justice

Wed, 2021-09-22 10:47

An occasional series highlighting library resources related to diversity, equity, and inclusion

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If These Saws Could Talk

Wed, 2021-09-22 09:27

Amputation kits offer a “sharp” lesson in the ways that surgery has evolved over the centuries

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Low Maintenance Book Club Reads “Persepolis”

Fri, 2021-09-17 14:00

Join us as we read Marjane Satrapi’s classic graphic novel about growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution

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From the Conservation Lab: What Comes Out in the Wash

Tue, 2021-09-14 15:17

A before-and-after look at the benefits of “bathing” an almost 500-year-old book

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Witness to Guantanamo Interviews Now Online

Fri, 2021-09-10 08:58

Video interviews with former detainees and others examine the impact of “Gitmo” in the post-9/11 years

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Franklin Research Center Commemorates 25 Years of Preserving “Black Lives in Archives”

Wed, 2021-09-08 09:14

Programming will build on mission of advancing scholarship on the history and culture of people of African descent

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Our Latest Newsletter Is Out!

Wed, 2021-09-08 09:12

Subscribe and be the first the know about library events, services, and other news you can use

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About Our New Exhibit: Dante and His Afterlives

Thu, 2021-09-02 06:00

Our newest library exhibit was curated by Professor Martin Eisner’s History 253 course

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Auditing Archival Description for Harmful Language

Tue, 2021-08-31 06:00

A Duke student created a computer program to scan our archival records for language that needs updating

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Join Our Student Advisory Boards!

Mon, 2021-08-30 06:00

Help us improve the library experience at Duke and make your voice heard

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This Semester’s Top Textbooks Available from the Libraries

Thu, 2021-08-26 06:00

Check out textbooks for the 100 largest courses at Duke for up to three hours at a time

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Our Latest Newsletter Is Out!

Wed, 2021-08-25 06:00

Subscribe and be the first the know about library events, services, and other news you can use

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7 Back-to-School Library Pro Tips (You Won’t Believe Number 6!)

Mon, 2021-08-23 10:14

As things get back to nearly normal, some important info about using the library this semester

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WATCH: The Renovation and Expansion of Lilly Library

Wed, 2021-08-18 11:17

Learn about our plans to transform Lilly Library into the crown jewel of East Campus

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Follow the Duke Libraries on Instagram

Wed, 2021-08-18 11:14

Check out photos from around the Libraries and tag us to share yours!

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5 Titles: Unsung Black Women in the Olympics

Mon, 2021-08-16 06:00

A new series highlighting library resources related to diversity, equity, and inclusion

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Check Out the Latest Rubenstein Library Magazine Online

Fri, 2021-08-13 09:15

Interesting archival discoveries, new exhibits, reflections on the past year, and more

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RCR Library Programs for New Graduate Students

Fri, 2021-08-13 09:08

We’re offering a number of interactive online workshops this fall to help you earn your RCR credits

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