Exhibits at the Library

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The Library Uncovered: Behind the Scenes with Collections Services

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.

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No Longer Can I Stay; It’s True: Photographs by Lawrence Sumulong

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.

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A Library of Cardiology: The Paul Kligfield Collection

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.

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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.

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Highlights from the Rubenstein Library

Check out some of our newest acquisitions and initiatives. Items on display change throughout the year.

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Previous Library Exhibits

Check out some of our past library exhibits online.

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