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Curating the Self

Mon, 2019-06-17 12:00

The Dawn Langley Simmons Papers and Transgender History

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Data Sciencing our Journal Subscriptions

Fri, 2019-06-14 20:36

Breaking the Bundle: Analyzing Duke’s Journal Subscriptions with the Data+ Summer Program

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The Art of Writing Letters

Mon, 2019-06-10 12:40

A Q&A with Joanna Murdoch, a Ph.D. Candidate in the English Department

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Dancing to the Beat of Her Own Books

Thu, 2019-06-06 20:38

Alumna Honors Dance Mentor and Duke Memories with Library Gift

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Database Tips and Tricks

Wed, 2019-06-05 11:00

Learn How to Navigate the databases provided by Duke University Libraries.

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Data Lost, but not Forgotten

Tue, 2019-06-04 20:47

This post by Kaylee Alexander is part of a series on graduate students’ “Intern Experience” at Duke University Libraries. 

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Happy Birthday, Walt Whitman!

Fri, 2019-05-31 14:52

Today is the 200th anniversary of Walt Whitman’s birthday!

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Low Maintenance Book Club Reads There There

Fri, 2019-05-31 14:07

For the summer meeting, we’ll be discussing the 2019 Duke Summer Reads selection There There.

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Close Reading: Whitman Makes His Mark

Tue, 2019-05-28 20:15

What History Can Tell Us Through a Single Document

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Duke Magazine: When There Was an Impostor on Campus

Wed, 2019-05-22 20:23

Our University Archivist relates how, for two years, a con man posed as a member of a famous wealthy family

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SLGs Have Roots in Woman’s College Experiment

Mon, 2019-05-20 19:24

A Duke tradition got its start with a group of women wanting to extend their learning into their living space

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Follow Us on Twitter

Mon, 2019-05-20 13:00

Get news, updates, and edifying information from the center of intellectual life at Duke

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Seek ‘Unhistoric Acts’ that Grow the Good

Mon, 2019-05-13 20:56

“Among our special manuscripts you will find some of our most treasured wisdom and the ingredients for some of our most transformative discoveries.”

President Price extols the virtues of the library during his baccalaureate address to Duke graduates this weekend.

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What to Read This Month: May 2019

Thu, 2019-05-09 10:00

Recommended reads from our New & Noteworthy and Current Literature Collections

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This Month’s Collection Spotlight: Southern Food

Wed, 2019-05-08 10:00

People come to Duke from all over the world, and while they’re here, they eat

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“Physogs:” Hard to Say and to Play

Tue, 2019-05-07 10:00

Board games aren’t what they used to be, thank goodness

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How We Keep Millions of Books Safe and Available for You

Mon, 2019-05-06 10:00

Working@Duke takes a tour of the Library Service Center

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Lilly Collection Spotlight: Dear Duke

Fri, 2019-05-03 10:00

The latest collection spotlight in Lilly Library shines on the disappearing art of letter writing

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When Final Exams Hit

Thu, 2019-05-02 10:00

For some Duke staff, final exams bring a change to work’s regular rhythm

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Publishing Tips for New Engineering Students

Wed, 2019-05-01 10:00

A conversation with a Duke Ph.D. student in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

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