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Your End-of-Semester Library Toolkit, Fall 2021

Thu, 2021-12-02 11:14

You’ve almost made it! Here are some resources to help you power through the end of the semester and beyond

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Online Event, Dec. 6: “Waiting to Be Discovered”

Thu, 2021-12-02 11:11

A conversation between Duke historian Adriane Lentz-Smith and poet Crystal Simone Smith

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De-Stress and Get Writing Help at the Paper Station, Dec. 2

Mon, 2021-11-29 10:20

Meet with Thompson Writing Studio consultants, get crafty, and get a jump on the end of the semester

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Take Our 2-Minute Survey. You Could Win a $50 Amazon Gift Card!

Mon, 2021-11-22 16:37

Your responses will help us improve library services and spaces

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Celebrating Thirty Years of Duke’s East Asian Collections

Mon, 2021-11-22 16:00

Check out our new exhibit in the Stone Family Gallery, curated by our International and Area Studies Department

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“Leonard: Political Prisoner” Wins Human Rights Audio Documentary Award

Thu, 2021-11-18 14:31

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

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What Does It Mean When a Librarian Says…?

Tue, 2021-11-16 10:37

A quick primer for undergraduates who are new to academic research.

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New Exhibit Opens Nov. 16: “To Stand By the Side of Freedom”

Sun, 2021-11-14 06:00

Copies of the Emancipation Proclamation and 13th Amendment, signed by Abraham Lincoln, on display

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Our Latest Newsletter Is Out!

Fri, 2021-11-12 14:55

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

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LIFE Summer Fellowship Reflections

Wed, 2021-11-10 09:30

One of the recipients of our summer research fellowships for LIFE students reflects on the experience

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In Honor of Veterans Day, 5 Titles About Military Women

Wed, 2021-11-10 09:22

This month we highlight books about women fighting to gain equal footing with their male soldier counterparts

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Our Statement on Potentially Harmful Language in Library Descriptions

Thu, 2021-11-04 09:32

Read about our commitment to describing materials with respectful and inclusive language

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Photography Exhibit Opening Event: The Pretend Villages, Nov. 4

Tue, 2021-11-02 11:14

Join us for an artist talk, gallery viewing, and book signing with photographer and Duke professor Christopher Sims

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LIFE Summer Fellowship Reflections

Mon, 2021-11-01 08:49

One of the recipients of our summer research fellowships for LIFE students reflects on the experience

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What to Read This Month

Mon, 2021-11-01 06:00

Recommended reads from our OverDrive and New & Noteworthy Collections

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5 Titles: Horror Films from African American Directors

Fri, 2021-10-29 10:31

Take a dive into some older and perhaps overlooked spooky films lurking in the stacks

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University Librarian Deborah Jakubs to Retire in 2022

Wed, 2021-10-27 11:01

Jakubs, who was appointed University Librarian in 2005, will step down after 38 years of service at Duke

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Lilly Collection Spotlight: Scary Movies for a Horror-ful Halloween

Wed, 2021-10-27 09:31

We’ve hand-picked some of the creepiest films from our collections to give you the thrills and chills you need

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LIFE Summer Fellowship Reflections

Wed, 2021-10-27 09:29

One of the recipients of our summer research fellowships for LIFE students reflects on the experience

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Powerful Documentary Films Honoring Indigenous Peoples

Tue, 2021-10-19 10:42

Explore new cultures and topics through the lens of award-winning filmmakers, streaming and on DVD

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