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A Duke Reading List: Race, Politics, and History

Thu, 2017-08-17 13:09

A selection of recent books by Duke faculty on slavery, extremism, and the pursuit of racial equity

New FAQ: Duke University Chapel Figures (with Primary Resources!)

Wed, 2017-08-16 17:57

Who is depicted in the portal to the Chapel, and what’s the backstory?

New Acquisitions: African American History Marketing and Promotional Posters

Mon, 2017-08-14 15:27

The Civil Rights movement changed the way advertisers saw the African American market

Pink Squirrel Recipe: It Really Is the Nuts

Mon, 2017-08-14 15:24

A small taste (or sip) of history, inspired by our historical advertising collections

Young Researcher Prefers Game Theory to Video Games

Thu, 2017-08-10 14:21

Don’t all 8th-graders love translating the personal papers of Nobel Prize- winning economists?

Women Admitted to Trinity College 125 Years Ago

Mon, 2017-08-07 20:56

Trustees’ decision Aug. 3, 1892, allowed women to be admitted as full degree candidates

New Acquisitions – Wonderful Wunderkammer

Mon, 2017-08-07 20:55

Cabinets of curiosities were the fascinating precursors to modern-day museums

Follow the Duke Libraries on Instagram

Fri, 2017-08-04 11:00

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

New Acquisitions: Photobooks in the Archive of Documentary Arts

Wed, 2017-08-02 11:00

A look at some eye-catching new additions to our collections

More MSI Fun: Experimenting with Iron Gall Ink

Mon, 2017-07-31 11:00

What can multispectral imaging teach us about historic inks and how they react with paper?

A History of Videotape, Part 1

Fri, 2017-07-28 19:21

The upsides and downsides of digitizing obsolete media formats

What to Read This Month: July 2017

Mon, 2017-07-24 21:43

Recommended reads from our New and Noteworthy and Current Literature Collections

Uncovering an Effort to Defend Human Rights in 1980s Nicaragua

Fri, 2017-07-21 13:08

A visiting Rubenstein Library researcher shares some fascinating finds

Blue Devil of the Week: Rubenstein Library’s Kate Collins

Tue, 2017-07-18 13:40

Research Services Librarian is “a rare find”

In-Depth Look at SNCC’s Past Offers Lessons for Activists Today

Tue, 2017-07-18 13:34

What can the 1960s struggle for voting rights teach us about self-determination and democracy today?

New Staff, Changing Roles in Natural Sciences and Engineering Section

Fri, 2017-07-14 15:50

We’re thrilled to welcome two new librarians to the team!

New U.S. Poet Laureate: Tracy K. Smith

Fri, 2017-07-14 15:31

Interested in checking out her work? Here’s a good place to start.

From Our Magazine: A Sound Mind in a Sound Body

Fri, 2017-07-07 20:26

Library exhibit explores health advice for students and scholars

Incredible Insects! Camouflage, Metamorphosis, and Survival

Fri, 2017-07-07 20:23

Library exhibit showcases the most numerous and diverse animals on earth

Follow the Rubenstein Library on Tumblr

Fri, 2017-06-30 19:17

Favorites and fun finds from our collections posted regularly for your edification and amusement