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Online Book Talk, Apr. 9: Rachel Lance, Author of “In the Waves”

Mon, 2020-04-06 15:31

Join us to hear about one Duke researcher’s quest to solve the mystery of a Civil War submarine

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Celebrate National Poetry Month

Mon, 2020-04-06 15:28

We’ve never needed poetry more than now

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Meet Sarah, One of Lilly Library’s Class of 2020

Thu, 2020-04-02 10:00

Graduation may be virtual this year, but our regard for our student workers remains very real.

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You Count! An Overview of the 2020 Census

Wed, 2020-04-01 15:33

Happy Census Day! Just like libraries, the U.S. Census is for everyone.

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Good News for Those with Their Nose in a Book

Wed, 2020-04-01 10:30

We’re piloting a new feature that lets you recapture that “old book smell” virtually

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The Late Bronze Age Collapse of 1177 BC and the Coronavirus of 2020

Tue, 2020-03-31 10:00

Artifacts from an ancient disaster provide a chance to reflect on the current one and how Duke’s libraries are responding

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Digital Opening Day

Mon, 2020-03-30 15:12

We may not be able to watch Major League Baseball, but we can take a tour through baseball-related materials in our digital collections

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Is This a Bookmark, or Did You Forget Something?

Mon, 2020-03-30 15:09

Our Conservation Lab looks back on some of the best, and strangest, things they’ve found in library books

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OverDrive and Libby Are Always Open

Thu, 2020-03-19 18:22

E-Books and audiobooks you can check out anytime

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Sharing Data and Research in a Time of Global Pandemic

Wed, 2020-03-18 15:11

In a situation like we face now, unfettered access to research data could save lives

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Cataloging the Edwin & Terry Murray Comic Book Collection

Fri, 2020-03-13 13:29

Duke holds one of the largest sequential art collections held by any library in North America, if not the world

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Campus Update: Changes to Spring Classes, Events, Travel

Wed, 2020-03-11 13:23

Duke adopts new policies on spring semester classes, residential life, travel, events, and campus visitors

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Greetings from Selanik/Salonica/Thessaloniki!

Wed, 2020-03-11 13:20

A recently acquired and digitized postcard collection offers a fascinating window on an ancient city

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Join Us for a Spring Tea Break, Mar. 11

Mon, 2020-03-09 13:21

We’ll have origami, button-making projects, homemade cookies, and tea!

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Announcing Summer Research Grants for Duke LIFE Undergrads

Tue, 2020-03-03 11:00

Apply for up to $4,500 to support original research over the summer

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Low Maintenance Book Club Reads “Broad Band,” Mar. 4

Mon, 2020-03-02 16:08

Join us as we read the untold story of the “women who made the internet”

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$1,500 Prize for Book Collecting

Thu, 2020-02-27 20:22

Contest is open to all undergraduate and graduate students at Duke

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What Book Should the Class of 2024 Read?

Wed, 2020-02-26 17:00

The selection committee has narrowed the field to four titles. Cast your vote by Mar. 1

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Meet the Architects of the Lilly Library Renovation, Feb. 26

Tue, 2020-02-25 16:54

Curious to know more about the Lilly renovation and expansion? Join us for a public open session with the architects.

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Exhibit Opening: Seeing the Invisible, Feb. 26

Tue, 2020-02-25 16:52

Help us celebrate the opening of our newest exhibit in the Chappell Family Gallery

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