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Rubenstein Library Renovation Update: Winter Break (12/12/2014) by Aaron Welborn -   Finals are almost over and Duke students will soon be heading home for the holidays. That means it’s the perfect time to get some major construction activity out of the way. Here’s a look at some of the library renovation work that will be happening over winter break: December 17 – 21: Power will […]
You’re Invited! Open House for The Edge, Jan. 14 (12/11/2014) by Duke Libraries - You’re invited to a Duke University Libraries Open House! Help us celebrate the completion of Wednesday, January 14, 20151:00 – 4:00 p.m.Bostock Library, First Floor Remarks at 1:30 p.m. by Deborah Jakubs,Rita DiGiallonardo Holloway University Librarianand Vice Provost for Library Affairs Tour the new spaces, labs, and project rooms Meet and mingle with library staff and The […]
Working While Lab-less (12/9/2014) by Duke Libraries - While we are out of the lab we have been staying busy with projects that do not require access to water, large equipment, and other tools and supplies that we normally use. At first it felt that we had to stretch to find projects to work on. As it turns out, we have more than […]
Rubenstein Library Renovation Update: Nov. 7-21 (11/13/2014) by Duke Libraries - This week the Conservation Services department moved all of their equipment and staff from the lab to a new location in Perkins Library. There will be construction taking place in their space to repair the ceiling, so the conservation lab will be temporarily housed in Perkins Library Room 118. The work should be completed by […]
Moving The Lab: “At Least We Have Windows” (11/13/2014) by Duke Libraries - This week we moved out of the lab so that the construction crew could proceed with the Rubenstein Renovation Project. They need to remove our ceiling, take out old HVAC ducts and water pipes, and install new ducts and pipes. We have known for about a year that we would have to move out. The serious […]

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The Final Phase of the Perkins Project