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News & Events

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!

DKU Library will be closed from December 22, 2018 to January 1, 2019. Please note that the due date of this semester is December 31, 2018. If you would like to return your books, please be sure to do it by December 21, 2018.


Date: Friday 7th December Time: 3:30 – 5:30 pm

In this session, 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...

In this session you will learn the MAGIC of citation management tool Zotero. You will learn how to incorporate this tool into your research workflow to automate your in-text citations and reference lists and create a library of your academic reading.

What is database? What are the differences between databases and search engine? Is there any search tips for database searching? To answer above questions, you must come to attend the 2nd library workshop in this semester: Using Research Databases.


The 1st floor library will be closed during the National Day holiday (10/1/2018 – 10/7/2018) and will reopen on 10/8/2018. If you want to check out print books, please come to the 1st floor library in advance. If you want to check out a reserve book, please come today, and you can keep it until 9:00 am, 10/8/2018.

DKU Library is happy to announce our first workshops for the semester! Our first topic is Finding Books and Articles @ DKU Library. In this session we will introduce you to the DKU and Duke University Library collections.


The Library is going to deliver several orientation sessions to different groups to introduce our collections, services and activities to new students and faculty. Below is the sessions’ information:

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Thursday, March, 01, 2018 14:30 - 15:30 @ Academic Building 1087

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