This reading room is reserved for Duke University graduate students in any department.

It has seating for 14 people, and features a whiteboard, natural light, and two couch chairs.

inside of the Graduate Reading Room

Access to the Riess Graduate Student Reading room is available to all graduate school students throughout the university. We encourage you to stop by the Library Service Desk for the reading room code. To maintain this space, please do not share this code with non-graduate students.

How do I find the Graduate Reading Room?

This room is located on the 2nd floor of Perkins Library in Room 211, next to the Staff Lounge. It is near a set of elevators and a stairwell.

outside of the Graduate Reading Room

You can direct questions about access to this space to the Perkins Service Desk at, or to Emily Daly, Head of the User Experience Department (