This blog post was co-written by Brittany Wofford, Librarian for the Nicholas School of the Environment, and Arianne Hartsell-Gundy, Librarian for Literature and Theater Studies.
Exam time? Bring it on! Here are some resources to help you power through the end of semester and beyond.
To Help You Study
- Booking a study seat in the library
- Extended Library study hours at Perkins, Bostock and Rubenstein Libraries and Lilly Library, November 17-25
- Library Takeout
- Research Assistance
- Live chat with a librarian between 9 a.m. and midnight during the week (and on weekend afternoons, too!).
- Need help citing sources? Check out guides to using APA, MLA, CSE and Turabian.
Take a Break
Take Care of Yourself
The Library @Home
The library is always here for you! Maybe you already know that you can access many of our online resources from home or that you can check out books to take home with you. We also have movies and music that you can stream and some e-books that you can download to your devices. Check out this recent blog post for some specific title recommendations! Here are some of the resources we have to do this!
Streaming Video includes:
Kanopy: Watch thousands of award-winning documentaries and feature films including titles from the Criterion Collection.
SWANK Digital Campus: Feature films from major Hollywood studios.
See the full list: bit.ly/dukevideos.
Go to duke.overdrive.com to access downloadable eBooks and audiobooks that can be enjoyed on all major computers and devices, including iPhones®, iPads®, Nooks®, Android™ phones and tablets, and Kindles®.
Streaming Music includes:
Contemporary World Music: Listen to music from around the world, including reggae, Bollywood, fado, American folk music, and more.
Jazz Music Library: Access a wide range of recordings from jazz classics to contemporary jazz.
Medici.tv: Browse an online collection of classical music, operas and ballets.
Metropolitan Opera on Demand: For opera fans, a large selection of opera videos from the stage of the Metropolitan Opera.
Naxos Music Library: Huge selection of classical music recordings—over 1,925,000 tracks!
Smithsonian Global Sound: Find and listen to streaming folk and related music
See the full list: library.duke.edu/music/resources/listening-online
Congratulations on finishing Fall 2020!