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Funding available for first-generation and low-income students to do research over the summer
5 Black Artists You Should Know
Part of an ongoing series highlighting diverse books, music, and films in our collections
Recent Library News
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Exhibits at the Library
A new exhibit in Perkins Library highlights all the unseen work it takes to purchase, catalog, repair, and prepare resources for the shelf and online in a major research library system like Duke’s.
Photographer Lawrence Sumulong spent several years documenting the Bikini Atoll diaspora in Springdale, Arkansas, home to the largest population of Bikini descendants and Marshallese people in the U.S.
Selections from the recently acquired collection of Dr. Paul Kligfield, a retired cardiologist. The collection ranges from the 16th to the 20th centuries, exploring how cardiology emerged as a field of study.
From the initial unpopularity of cigarettes in the 1870s, to the relentless work of advertisers that lured in new smokers in the 1940s, to the rise of smoking bans across the country today, this exhibit discusses the American public’s perception of cigarette smoking over the past 120 years.
Check out some of our newest acquisitions and initiatives. Items on display change throughout the year.
Check out some of our past library exhibits online.
Upcoming Library Events
- Getting it Published: Effective Academic PostersFriday, February 3, 12:00 PM
- Designing Thematic MapsTuesday, February 7, 10:30 AM
- Low Maintenance Book Club reads "Mr. Malcolm's List"Thursday, February 9, 12:00 PM
- Preparing for Data Publishing: Standards and Disciplinary RepositoriesTuesday, February 14, 10:00 AM
- Intro to QGISWednesday, February 15, 10:00 AM
- ArcGIS StoryMapsThursday, February 16, 1:00 PM
- Meeting Data Management Plan RequirementsMonday, February 20, 1:00 PM
- Quarto: a first lookThursday, February 23, 10:00 AM
- Geospatial Data in R: MappingThursday, February 23, 1:00 PM
- Ethics of Data Management and SharingThursday, March 2, 10:00 AM
- Make a horizontal dot (forest) plot in ExcelFriday, March 3, 10:00 AM
- Open Scholarship: Practices and PrinciplesWednesday, March 22, 1:00 PM
- Effective Academic PostersTuesday, March 28, 5:00 PM
- Python for Data Science: Pandas 103 – groupby and aggregationThursday, April 6, 10:00 AM
- An Introduction to Reproducible Research PracticesWednesday, April 19, 10:00 AM