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Summer Reading
Posted On: Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 09:42 by Jamie Conklin

Hot weather is here, so that means it's time for summer reading.  No matter what your reading interests are, you're covered!

If you prefer nonfiction health and science titles, be sure to stop by and browse our Engel Collection,  where you'll find titles like these:

Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body
Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond
Snowball in a Blizzard: A Physician's Notes on Uncertainty in Medicine
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Check Out Duke's DVD & Popular Reading Collections
Posted On: Monday, May 23, 2016 - 13:56 by Jamie Conklin

As a Duke student, staff, or faculty member, you can take advantage of a wide array of library collections, including DVDs and recreational reading. Here are some of the popular collections to check out:

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From the Engel Collection: Frankenstein's Cat
Posted On: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 13:42 by Beverly Murphy

This book is part of the Library’s special collection established in memory of Dr. Frank Engel, who always thought students should have other reading sources that took them beyond their medical studies.

Frankenstein's Cat: Cuddling Up to Biotech's Brave New Beasts
Emily Anthes

For centuries, we’ve toyed with our creature companions, breeding dogs that herd and hunt, housecats that look like tigers, and teacup pigs that fit snugly in our handbags.  But what happens when we take animal alteration a step further, engineering a cat that glows green under ultraviolet light or cloning the beloved family Labrador? ...

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From the Engel Collection: Big Data
Posted On: Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 23:25 by Beverly Murphy

This book is part of the Library’s special collection established in memory of Dr. Frank Engel, who always thought students should have other reading sources that took them beyond their medical studies.

Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think
Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier

Which paint color is most likely to tell you that a used car is in good shape? How can officials identify the most dangerous New York City manholes before they explode? And how did Google searches predict the spread of the H1N1 flu outbreak? The key to answering these questions, and many...

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From the Engel Collection: The Best Care Possible
Posted On: Thursday, September 13, 2012 - 16:07 by Beverly Murphy

This book is part of the Library’s special collection established in memory of Dr. Frank Engel, who always thought students should have other reading sources that took them beyond their medical studies.

Best Care Possible: A Physician's Quest to Transform Care Through the End of Life
Dr. Ira Byock

"A palliative care doctor on the front lines of hospital care illuminates one of the most important and controversial ethical issues of our time on his quest to transform care through the end of life.  Dr. Ira Byock, one of the foremost palliative care physicians in the country, argues that end-of-life care is among the...

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From the Engel Collection: Ghost in the Wires
Posted On: Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 17:06 by Beverly Murphy

This book is part of the Library’s special collection established in memory of Dr. Frank Engel, who always thought students should have other reading sources that took them beyond their medical studies.

Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World's Most Wanted Hacker
Kevin Mitnick, Steve Wozniak (Foreward), and William L. Simon (Contributor)

Kevin Mitnick was the most elusive computer break-in artist in history. He accessed computers and networks at the world's biggest companies. No matter how fast the authorities were, he was faster, sprinting through phone switches, computer systems, and cellular...

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