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Problems renewing items online due to approaching graduation

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

Having problems renewing your items from your online library account because you are graduating? Please call the Ford Library (660-7875) or email the Ford Library Circulation Manager and we can renew them for you.

Fuqua Book Exchange Starts Monday

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

Fuqua Book Exchange

Take part in the Fuqua Book Exchange
April 6th – May 15th

Donate your gently-used books starting Monday, April 6th

Recycle* books to other students, staff, or the library. Bring a book, take a book. Free.

Bring any type of books, not just business texts. Books will be housed in a special book case in the Career section, at the back of the Ford Library.

* Any books left over will be donated to the Durham Public Library Book Sale.

Duke India Business Forum

Friday, March 20th, 2009

duke india business forum

Ford Library would like to invite you to attend the inaugural Duke India Business Forum, which is being held on Sunday, March 22nd at the Fuqua School of Business.

Below please find just some of the new, exciting titles that Ford Library has on India and business. Please browse the library for even more choices. Click on the titles to place a hold or check availability.


Winter Break Hours at Ford Library

Thursday, December 18th, 2008

have a great break!Here are Ford Library’s hours of operation during Winter Break.

  • Thursday & Friday, December 18th & 19th, 8am to 10pm
  • Saturday & Sunday, December 20th & 21st, 12 noon – 4pm
  • Monday & Tuesday, December 22nd & 23rd, 8am – 5pm
  • Wednesday, December 24th – Sunday, December 28th, Closed
  • Monday & Tuesday, December 29th & 30th, 8am – 5pm
  • Wednesday – Sunday, December 31st – January 4th, Closed
  • Monday – Wednesday, January 5th – 7th, 8am – 8pm
  • Thursday & Friday, January 8th & 9th, 8am to 10pm
  • Saturday & Sunday, January 10th & 11th, 12 noon – 4pm
  • Monday & Tuesday, January 12th & 13th, 8am – 8pm
  • Wednesday, January 14th regular semester/term hours resume

Global Campus Resources: Dubai

Monday, November 24th, 2008


Interested in Learning more about Dubai?

Additional items can be found by browsing our special feature sections at the front of the library. Click on any of the links below to check availability or place a hold.

Dubai, UAE:

Dubai DVDs and Audiobooks:

New Audiobooks

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

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Have travel plans for Thanksgiving?

Ford Library has recently added a number of new audiobook titles. Check out a few to listen to during your trip. Click on a title to see if the audiobook is available. There are many more choices in our extensive audiobook section and in our special feature areas.

Entrepreneurship Week @ Duke begins today

Monday, November 17th, 2008

Entrepreneurship Week at Duke November 17th-23rd

Are you ready for Entrepreneurship Week (Nov. 17th-23rd)?

Ford Library is here to help.

Check out these great titles on entrepreneurship and start-ups. Click on the link to check availability or to place a hold.

Entrepreneurship Guides:

Start-ups and New Business Ventures:


Global Campus Resources: Russia and the UK

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008



Interested in learning more about Russia?

How about the United Kingdoms or global opportunities in Europe?

Hopefully everyone took the opportunity to hear yesterday’s Distinguished Speaker, Arkady Dvorkovich, Assistant to the President of the Russian Federation. But if you missed it or you are just interested in learning more about Russia please see the list of books, audiobooks, and DVDs on Russia below.

Also included here are items for another global partnership country, the United Kingdoms.

Additional items on Russia, United Kingdom, Dubai, India, and China can be found by browsing our special feature sections at the front of the library. Click on any of the links below to check availability or place a hold.



Kiss, Bow, Or Shake Hands: Now a Database!

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

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Ford Library presents a new database based on the widely popular series Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands: The Bestselling Guide to Doing Business in More Than Sixty Countries.

This new database also includes Dun & Bradstreet’s Guide to Doing Business Around the World and articles written for publications like Industry Week and American Way Magazine, as well as the 2008 World Holiday and Time Zone Guide for over 100 countries.

Connect to Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands

E-books on Culture, Business Etiquette, and Global Business Practices: (These e-books are available through the Duke online catalog via NetLibrary.)

  • Managing Complexity in Global Organizations (IMD Executive Development Series): Drawing together insights from across the expert faculty, Managing Complexity in the Global Organization presents IMD’s framework on how to understand complexity and its four key drivers (diversity; interdependence; ambiguity and flux), along with solutions on specific issues in a variety of functions, industries and markets. The focus is on providing practical solutions based on real-life examples.
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Summer Reading at Ford

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008


Even during summer break Ford Library keeps adding new books to our collection. Come check out our New Book and New Audiobook sections for even more great choices. (Click on any of the titles below to check availability or to place a hold.)

Fun Summer Reading:

Happiness, Health, and Work: