As I was preparing for my last year at the School for Information and Library Science (SILS) at UNC, I knew that I needed to gain some practical experience in the library field in addition to my current part-time job. At SILS, I became fascinated with electronic records and how they are being [...]

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I wasn’t looking for a “superstar” photograph in a collection, but I found it anyway. I’m Josh Hager, a student in North Carolina State University’s Public History Masters Degree program and an alumnus of Duke (B.A., History and French Studies). For a class at NCSU, I was working with the RBMSCL’s Technical Services department to [...]

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Pharaoh Peepses II

On March 30, 2010 By

Meghan Lyon, our technical services assistant, just came back from a week in the Land of the Pharaohs. Just for fun, she and her husband Vaughn took along a packet of Peeps. “The weirdest part,” she notes, “was that they never melted, despite it being over 100 degrees on most days.”

This photograph, [...]

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Most people associate Victorian women with high tea and corsets, not with struggles for justice and equality. However, Angela DiVeglia, graduate intern at the Sallie Bingham Center and co-curator of “I Take Up My Pen: 19th Century British Women Writers,” spends much of her days examining the relationships between current feminist thought and [...]

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Jazz Archive on Duke Today

On December 2, 2009 By

Stop by Duke Today for a look at the RBMSCL’s Jazz Archive and jazz archivist Jeremy Smith’s efforts to “shine a light on North Carolina’s and Duke’s contribution to jazz.” Read the full article here.

For more on jazz at Duke, watch “Duke University’s Big Band and [...]

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