Tag Archives: Duke University Libraries

When Everything Old is New Again

Today, I introduced our second Fall ’11 cataloging intern to some of the ins and outs of the libraries on West Campus. Since the cataloging department at Duke for is in a remote site, still on campus but away from the library, … Continue reading

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Reinventing the Library

The April 2011 issue of Working @ Duke includes an article about Duke University Libraries, the library I work for, entitled “Recession spurs library to reinvent itself.” Several of the changes mentioned affect my work on a real level, like ebooks and … Continue reading

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Duke’s 2011 Edible Book Festival

I’m sad to say that I didn’t make it to this year’s Edible Book Festival, which was held last Friday. By the looks of the photographs on Flickr, it was another success! Check out the entries in Duke’s 2011 Edible … Continue reading

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Where Library Staff Work: Library Service Center

In my continuing series of posts about where librarians and library staff work, today’s post is about Duke University Library’s offsite material storage site, the Library Service Center. This facility, which has been open since 2001, has a capacity for … Continue reading

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Shameless Plug for Perkins Library

I just came across this YouTube video of Perkins Library, part of Duke University Libraries. As I’ve mentioned before, I work FOR Duke Libraries, but spend most of my workdays in a renovated tobacco warehouse across campus. Although this video … Continue reading

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A Shout Out for Our Edible Book Festival

The International Edible Book Festival is coming up again on/around April 1, and once again, the library I work for is participating with an Edible Book Festival of our own. The Edible Book Festival here is one of my favorite library … Continue reading

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Party at the Library

Last weekend, the “annual party” returned to the library I work for after a one-year hiatus. The campus is invited to attend, and library staff are invited to volunteer. I didn’t attend or volunteer, but now I wish I had! … Continue reading

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