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The Medical Center Library & Archives provides the services and collections necessary to further educational, research, clinical, and administrative activities in the medical field. Services are available to Duke Medicine faculty, staff, and students in the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, allied health programs, and graduate programs in the basic medical sciences. The Library also serves Duke Hospital and Health System.
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Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas - an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.
Medical Center Library & Archives
Recognizing that diversity sparks creativity and enhances innovation, the Duke Medical Center Library & Archives is committed to advancing diversity, inclusion, and equity throughout our organization. We strive to establish a climate that welcomes and affirms the contributions of all our staff and the Duke community.
This is ongoing work: we commit our organization and ourselves to diversity, inclusion, and equity – values that make us a better, more effective library. Through continued dedication to these values, we seek to sustain a welcoming community that fosters inquiry, discovery, and innovation.
If you have comments, suggestions, or feel that the Library could make improvements to better meet your needs, please contact Megan von Isenburg, Associate Dean for Library Services and Archives.
The Medical Center Library & Archives annually collects facts, figures, and accomplishments of the Library and staff members and produces an annual snapshot.
Biomedical information for inquiry, discovery, and innovation
The Medical Center Library & Archives will further inquiry, discovery, and innovation through:
Goals for 2022
Develop scholarly communication expertise and establish the Library & Archives as a reliable and accessible resource for Duke Health faculty, students and staff seeking guidance in this area.
Facilitate patrons' ability to learn research skills online any time.
Build inclusive archival collections to reflect and capture the diversity of roles and thought that shape the history of Duke Health.
Foster an environment where our staff work together to deliver excellent and responsive services.
Create new opportunities for diverse exhibits that offer lifelong learning to and engagement with Duke Health.
Expand and enhance Library & Archives marketing and communications efforts to promote increased awareness of resources and services across Duke Health.
We welcome comments about these goals and future directions for both the Library and Archives. Please send your suggestions and ideas to Megan von Isenburg, Associate Dean for Library Services and Archives.
The overarching goal of the Medical Center Library & Archives (MCL&A) is to respect your rights to freely access information and to protect your privacy in terms of the information that is used or accessed.
The Medical Center Library & Archives is committed to providing an open and accessible environment to all members of the Duke community. This includes welcoming service animals that are assisting individuals with disabilities in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and other applicable state and federal law.
Emotional support animals and pets are not allowed in the library or archives facilities, except when invited as part of a library-sponsored program.
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