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Library Internship Open House, April 7

Mon, 2021-04-05 11:58

Interested in archival and library work? Learn about Fall 2021 internships at the Rubenstein Library!

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What to Read This Month

Tue, 2021-03-30 10:02

Recommended reads from our New & Noteworthy and Contemporary Literature collections

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Decolonizing Archival Descriptions and Legacy Metadata

Mon, 2021-03-29 06:00

How can we present, catalog, and preserve collections in a way that accurately portrays the communities depicted in them?

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Collecting for Global Diversity, Part 2

Thu, 2021-03-25 10:12

A series exploring the role of international collections and their collectors in promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion

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5 Titles: Beyond Lucky Charms

Mon, 2021-03-22 14:37

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

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$1,500 Prize for Book Collecting

Mon, 2021-03-22 14:32

Attention, student bibliophiles! Share your collection with us and you could win big money.

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Faculty Bookwatch: Going There: Black Visual Satire, Mar. 22

Fri, 2021-03-19 15:12

Join us for the first of two events marking the publication of Prof. Richard J. Powell’s latest book

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Lilly Collection Spotlight: They Came to Play – Women in Sport

Thu, 2021-03-18 15:13

To celebrate Women’s History Month, Lilly Library shines a spotlight on Women in Sport.

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Mendez Book Award Winner Theresa Keeley Speaks, Mar. 16

Mon, 2021-03-15 14:13

Join the online event as Keeley accepts the award and reads from her book

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Low Maintenance Book Club Reads ‘A Year in Provence’

Tue, 2021-03-09 08:50

Missing spring break? Join us for a literary trip with this month’s selection.

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12 Duke-Authored Books on Women’s History

Tue, 2021-03-09 08:49

Duke scholars document women’s contributions to history, culture and society

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Our Latest Newsletter Is Out!

Fri, 2021-03-05 11:08

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

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$1,500 Prize for Book Collecting

Thu, 2021-03-04 11:53

Attention, student bibliophiles! Share your collection with us and you could win big money.

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A Few Words in Memory of Our Friend, Sam

Wed, 2021-03-03 06:00

Library staff and retirees share their memories of a longtime colleague and Duke personality

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Summer Research Grants Deadline Extended: March 15

Tue, 2021-03-02 09:57

Apply now for funds to help you do original library research over the summer

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Collecting for Global Diversity

Tue, 2021-03-02 09:55

A new series exploring the role of international collections and their collectors in promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion

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Sam Hammond, Beloved University Carillonneur and Library Employee, Dies

Thu, 2021-02-25 14:50

Hammond, a longtime library employee, also served as university carillonneur for over five decades

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Keeping the Pages Turning at the Libraries

Wed, 2021-02-24 08:46

Working@Duke highlights the ways library staff have met the community’s needs in a pandemic

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5 Titles: Memoirs by African American Men

Mon, 2021-02-22 13:31

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

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Book Talk on Aaron McDuffie Moore, Who Helped Shape Black Durham

Thu, 2021-02-18 11:07

Join us for a discussion of a new book on Aaron McDuffie Moore, an early leader of Durham’s Black community

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