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Lilly Library’s Sizzling Summer of Dance

Wed, 2018-06-20 14:29

Celebrate ADF’s 41st season by checking out our diverse range of books and films related to dance

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Blue Devil of the Week: Keeping the Pages Turning

Mon, 2018-06-18 19:00

Tabitha McCallop makes sure Perkins Library’s books get where they need to go

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An Immigrant’s Path to Duke and How It Changed His Life

Mon, 2018-06-18 13:46

Many of the people who keep Duke running come from all over the world

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From Our Magazine: Solving the Mystery of Tree No. 1

Thu, 2018-06-14 20:48

On a campus with thousands of trees, how do you track down just one?

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Sustaining “Open”

Mon, 2018-06-11 17:50

Stewarding and sustaining open knowledge for the long term is hard, complicated work

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What to Read This Month: June 2018

Mon, 2018-06-11 17:40

Recommended reads from our New & Noteworthy and Current Literature collections

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The Good, the Bad, and the Just Plain Weird

Fri, 2018-06-08 15:04

Try these historical beauty tips from the 19th century!

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Imaging Renders Decayed Texts Visible Once More

Tue, 2018-06-05 18:18

Multispectral imaging at the Duke Libraries unveils the contents of ancient manuscripts

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Women: The World Over

Mon, 2018-06-04 13:38

An unusual set of lantern slides offers a snapshot in time

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Archival Expeditions: Applications Due June 8

Wed, 2018-05-30 10:00

Grad students: Have an idea for teaching with special collections? Apply now.

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Doctor Dolls, Coming Soon in 3-D

Fri, 2018-05-25 18:04

These figurines remain a mystery. But 3-D X-ray scanning could make them easier to see and study.

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Read along with “The Great American Read” on PBS

Tue, 2018-05-22 20:34

A new public TV series starting this week attempts to pick America’s favorite book

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New J. Walter Thompson Co. Digital Database

Tue, 2018-05-22 20:30

New database draws on Duke’s advertising history collections

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Follow Us on Twitter

Wed, 2018-05-16 10:00

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

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Mon, 2018-05-14 10:00

Stay connected with the Duke University Libraries

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Emma Goldman Papers Newly Available

Thu, 2018-05-10 10:00

Papers by the iconic anarchist and intellectual figure are available to the public for the first time

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Earning While They’re Learning: Getting in Tune with the Music Library

Tue, 2018-05-08 10:00

An occasional series of stories celebrating our library student workers

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New Reads This Spring by Duke Authors

Mon, 2018-05-07 10:00

Spring books make predictions about the sharing economy and the ‘century of the photon’

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Behind the Scenes: Meet the Project Vox Research Team

Fri, 2018-05-04 10:00

Meet the students who collaborate to write new material for the Project Vox site

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