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It Came from the Bowels

5 hours 11 min ago

There is a lot of hidden labor in libraries and archives that makes so-called “discoveries” possible

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Bringing the Library to You

Tue, 2019-02-19 11:00

Duke teams with neighbor universities to create a new online library catalog system

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What to Read This Month: February 2019

Mon, 2019-02-18 15:00

Recommended reads from our New & Noteworthy and Current Literature collections

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Celebrate Black History All Year Round with “The HistoryMakers”

Fri, 2019-02-15 18:58

New database includes thousands of oral history interviews with noteworthy African Americans

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Save the Date! Five Hundred Years of Women’s Work, Feb. 27

Thu, 2019-02-14 14:34

Join us as we celebrate the opening of a major exhibition on the Lisa Unger Baskin Collection

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New Exhibit: Black Students Matter: Taking Over Allen in ’69

Mon, 2019-02-11 14:28

A new library exhibit marks the 50th anniversary of a moment that changed Duke

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Women’s History Pioneer Anne Firor Scott Has Died At 97

Thu, 2019-02-07 14:12

Across three decades of scholarship, Scott helped usher in the field of women’s history

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Our Latest Newsletter Is Out!

Wed, 2019-02-06 20:44

Subscribe and be the first to find out about events and programs at the Duke University Libraries

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Love Between the Covers, Feb. 12

Tue, 2019-02-05 14:27

At the next meeting of the Low Maintenance Book Club, share your favorite reads from the past year

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Matlock Papers Illustrate U.S. Cold War Strategy

Tue, 2019-02-05 11:00

Former ambassador Jack Matlock is donating his extensive archives to Duke

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Telling Stories with Maps

Thu, 2019-01-31 21:22

Esri Story Maps lets you create interactive maps that incorporate text, images, video, and audio

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Warming Up to Winter with Lilly

Wed, 2019-01-30 20:41

New collection spotlight and exhibit offer a feast for the senses

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Winter Books: The Beatles, Ellington, and Other Great Reads

Fri, 2019-01-25 11:00

From history to sci-fi, books from Duke authors to enliven the winter season

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Records of Births and Deaths in a 19th-Century Small Town

Thu, 2019-01-24 11:00

Physician’s records give us a sense of what life in New England was like from the 1870s-1900s

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What to Read this Month: January 2019

Wed, 2019-01-23 14:43

Recommended reads from our New & Noteworthy and Current Literature collections

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Locus Archives Document the History of Sci-Fi

Thu, 2019-01-17 22:00

Get a sneak-peek at a massive and fascinating new acquisition

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January Collection Spotlight: Ethics Book Clubs for Staff

Tue, 2019-01-15 21:36

Check out some of the books being read by KIE staff book clubs across campus

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A Celebration of Allan Gurganus, Jan. 17

Tue, 2019-01-15 14:46

Join us for a special reception and program celebrating the recent acquisition of his literary archives

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This Semester’s Top Textbooks Available from the Library

Mon, 2019-01-14 18:15

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

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How to Build a Better Book Cart

Fri, 2019-01-11 21:37

A team of engineering undergrads recently helped us overcome a basic design problem

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