Fall 2009

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The Story of Two Books

In the spring of 2003, as many of journalist Mark Bowden’s reporter friends journeyed to Afghanistan to write about the progress of post-9/11 U.S. military initiatives or to Iraq to cover what would prove to be the last weeks of Saddam Hussein’s reign, Bowden had other plans.

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Digital Collections at Duke

Five articles on the Digital Collections program at Duke University Libraries.

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Courtesy Lucas Van Rompay

Collections Highlight: Ethiopic Manuscripts at Duke

Magic scrolls, Psalters, prayers, and hymns are among the treasures in a collection of more than one hundred Ethiopic manuscripts at Duke’s Special Collections Library. Christianity was introduced in Ethiopia in the 4th century AD and established by Egyptian missionaries. The Ethiopian Christian church retained its connection to the Patriarch of Alexandria until the 20th century.

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Knowledge Bytes

Knowledge Bytes – Internet Sites Selected for the Readers of Duke University Libraries