Please note: Print books and the Reading Room are unavailable at this time. If you need an item, please email to make a request and we will work with you on available options.

Use the search function below to search the library catalog for books in all the Duke University libraries.
E-Book Collections are also linked directly from the Finding and Using E-Books page.

Book Locations and Availability

All books, including the Engel Collection for recreational reading, are located on Level 1 in Room 102. They are available Monday-Friday: 8 am – 11:30 pm; Saturday: 12 noon – 8 pm; and Sunday: 12 noon – 12 midnight.

    • A - WF  (Room 102F); WG - Z  and Oversize books (Room 102C)
    • Most older books (pre-1995) have "Off-site Stacks" or “LSC General” listed as the location in the online catalog and are stored in the Library Service Center.
    • Books can also be delivered to the PA and School of Nursing facilities.

To Request Books (pre-1995) from Off-site Storage

  • Find the item you want in the catalog, then click on the green “Request” button.
  • Login with your NetID and password.
  • Books will be available for pickup at the location you request.

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