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Pop-up Study Tables and The Unplug & Recharge Zone

As we all know, during exams it’s on and poppin’ in the library and study space is at a premium.  This year we will provide additional study space with Pop-Up Study Tables on the lower level and entry level of the James B. Duke Library. The library is also providing an Unplug & Recharge Zone […]

Library Cafe Naming Contest

Coming Soon The 24-Hour Study Room will be converted to a cafe over the summer of 2017, just in time for fall classes. Vendors will include Due South Coffee, Upcountry Provisions, and Greenfield’s Bagels and Deli. We need your help to pick a name! Submit your ideas here. The contributor of the winning name will […]

Winner! Scholar of the Month!

Congratulations to Austin (’18)!  He is the lucky winner of the Scholar of the Month contest.  As Scholar of the Month, Austin wins a private, upgraded study room in the library for the month of April through the last day of exams (May 3rd). Perks of the Scholar of the Month room include: floor to ceiling dry […]

Win a private study room!

Wouldn’t it be nice to have your own private study room in the library?  For an entire month?  SUCH A ROOM EXISTS!  The library has created a private, upgraded study room reserved for the “Scholar of the Month” and their friends.  Perks include: a floor to ceiling dry erase wall a comfy lounge chair a […]

Unplug & Recharge!

UNPLUG & RECHARGE!  Visit room 043 in the James B. Duke Library throughout finals to unplug and recharge. Enjoy complimentary tea, coffee, and hot cocoa, relax on comfy bean bag mats, express yourself by drawing on the dry erase walls, use the meditation pillows to get your zen on, and unwind by coloring a mandala. […]

Up All Night in the Science Library!

Anytime is the right time to study in the Sanders Science Library during finals week. We’ll be open all night before exam days, so come on over when you need that perfect place to review for exams or finish up term papers. And, as always, the snack fairy arrives at midnight! Sanders Science Library Exam Week […]

Stick a pin in it!

Stick a pin in it!  To celebrate International Education Week the library has created a display using a world map and push pins. We invite our international students to stick a “flag pin” on their hometown and our domestic students to stick a “ball pin” on their favorite international destination. The flags hanging in the […]

International Education Week

2016 International Education Week Celebration! NOVEMBER 14-18, 2016 International Education Week, a nationally observed celebration presented by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, aims to highlight the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. Universities, colleges, K-12 schools, non-profit organizations, and local governments are encouraged to participate by hosting events […]

Election Anxiety?

Feeling anxious about the election? We’ve got just the solution…a 2016 Race for the White House coloring book! Stop by the Research Assistance Desk and de-stress with a color therapy session. If you’re not feeling inspired by any of the candidates in the coloring book, we also have a mandala to help you relax.

Homecoming Photos

We had a great time seeing everyone at Homecoming! Here are a few photos in case you missed any of the fun. The library tent featured photos of our former student assistants. Library floorplans were also on display and alumni were encouraged to write their names near their favorite study area.