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News & Events

On the 26th of November 2019 DKU Library was very happy to host Dr. Alison Klein, Lecturer of Thompson Writing Program at Duke University and Visiting Lecturer at DKU to speak in the first of the DKU Library Author Talks series.

Wednesday, December 4, 6:00-7:00 PM, Innovation Building, 1st floor Rest Area near 1008

We are happy to invite Haitong Lin, the student of Class of 2022 from Guangdong Province to be our guest speaker in the following session of Reading the World.

Thursday, December 5, 5:30-6:45PM, AB 1079

Please join the students from HIST110 as they interview Professor Jay Winter about his book Dreams of Peace and Freedom: Utopian Moments in the 20th Century.

Monday, December 9 | 15:00 - 16:30 | AB 1087

This informational workshop will get students involved in Makeover Monday, a weekly online event in which participants remake infographics and learn about data visualization in the process.

Thursday, December 5th | 3:00-5:00pm | AB 1079

Come enjoy five short presentations to learn how DKU faculty and researchers are engaging with data across a variety of fields and disciplines.

Tuesday, November 26, 5:00 – 6:00PM, AB 2103

DKU Library is happy to invite Alison Klein, the Lecturer of Thompson Writing Program at Duke University and a visiting Professor at DKU to be our first guest speaker in the DKU Library Author Talks series.

Open Access Week is an international event in which researchers, advocates, students, professors, and policymakers around the world promote the idea of Open Access research.

Duke documentarian Tom Rankin’s stunning photographs, which highlight Kunshan’s unique social and cultural landscape, will now form part of Duke Kunshan’s growing archive.

On Wednesday the 29th of May, DKU Library hosted a small event to celebrate the recent donation of photographs from Tom Rankin’s series Propitious Wind and Rain: Photographs from Kunshan.

Date: Wednesday 29th of May
Time: 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Location: 2nd floor AB, near Library entrance

  • Date: Wednesday April 17 – Thursday April 18

Date: Friday, April 12, 2019
Time: 3:30 – 5:00 pm
Location: Residence Hall, Block 4 Game Room


DKU Library will be open during the Tomb-Sweeping Day break from the 5th to the 7th of April.

Time: 6:30 - 7:30 PM, Monday, March 25
Location: Second Floor of the Library

Date: Tuesday, February 26
Time: 12:30 – 13:30
Location: AB 2103

Date: Feb 25th, 2019
Time: 11:00 – 13:30
Location: AB Lobby

Date: February 20th, 2019
Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm
Location: AB Lobby

Date: Friday, February 15, 2019
Time: 3:30 – 5:00 pm
Location: Residence Hall, Block 1 Game Room

DKU Library will be closed during the Spring Festival (2/4/2019 – 2/10/2019) and will reopen on 2/11/2019. If you would like to check out items, please visit the Library before 6:00 PM, 2/3/2019.

In the following 2 library workshops, we’ll introduce a very powerful citation management tool — EndNote to you. As a researcher, you are dealing with high amount of research materials, this professional software will help you search hundreds of online resources for references and PDFs

Date: Friday, January 18, 2019
Time: 3:30 – 5:00 pm
Location: Residence Hall, Block 1 Game Room

On January 16, Duke University Library is launching a new and improved Online Public Access Catalog for researchers to locate and access books, DVDs, and other items. The new Catalog will also be available for DKU users.

Time: Thursday, 3:00 – 4:00 pm, January 24, 2019.
Venue: Academic Building 1079
Speaker: Joanna Hare (Associate Librarian for Research and Instruction)

Winter Break is coming, but book reading never ends!