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Meeting Rooms Are Not Available
Fall 2021 update on reserving library meeting rooms: Starting September 7, 2021, we will be implementing a new system for reserving library rooms for campus meetings and events. Until that date, we cannot accept or confirm any new room reservation requests. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
Places for Events
Summer 2021 - The Libraries remain unavailable for meetings or events until further notice.
Duke University Libraries have several rooms that can be used for academically focused organizational meetings. Use of these rooms is for research-related events (e.g., author talks, panels, guest lectures). See our Meeting Space Policies and Guidelines for more information about use of our meeting spaces.
About our event spaces
Rubenstein Library 153 — Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room
Size: Up to 99 people with standard theater/lecture style seating
A/V: Projector & computer with VGA and HDMI laptop cables (we do not provide Mac adapters).
Microphones:  Lectern (x1), hand-held wireless (x1), hand-held wired (x1), and lapel (x2).
Other: Integrated teleconferencing and videoconferencing system. DVD player.
Request this space not available until September 2021
Rubenstein Library 249 — Carpenter Conference Room
Size: Up to 40 people ; it has a fixed, board-style table in the center with 16 chairs around the table and the rest distributed around the room.
A/V: Projector & computer with VGA and HDMI laptop cables (we do not provide Mac adapters).
Other: Integrated teleconferencing and videoconferencing system.
Request this space not available until September 2021
Rubenstein Library 349 — Breedlove Conference Room
Size: Up to 30 people ; it has a board-style seating configuration with 20 chairs around the table and the rest distributed around the room.
A/V: Projector with VGA and HDMI laptop cables (we do not provide Mac adapters). There is no provided computer, the event organizer or presenter will need to provide their own laptop and connect through the cables located in the center of the room.
Request this space not available until September 2021
Perkins Library 217 — Korman Assembly Room
Size: Up to 130 people in the standard, theater/lecture-style seating configuration.
A/V: Projector & computer with VGA and HDMI laptop cables (we do not provide Mac adapters).
Microphones: Lectern (x1), hand-held wireless (x3), and lapel (x2).
Other: Integrated teleconferencing and videoconferencing system. DVD player.
Request this space not available until September 2021
Perkins Library 218 — Tarasoff Family Reading Room
Size: Up to 22 people with a board-style seating configuration.
A/V: Wall-mounted TV screen & computer with laptop cables with VGA, HDMI, and Mac Display port connections.
Request this space not available until September 2021
Bostock Library 121 — Murthy Digital Studio
Size: Up to 17 people .
A/V: Large, portable flatscreen with HDMI and VGA connectors. Three Mac computers are also available.
Other: This room is intended to support workshops and group work centered around digital projects and tools.
Request this space not available until September 2021
Bostock Library 127 — The Edge Workshop Room
Size: Up to 52 people with standard, workshop-style seating configuration.
A/V: Projector & computer with VGA and HDMI laptop cables (we do not provide Mac adapters).
The Edge regularly hosts workshops, programs, and special events that showcase scholarly research. We are particularly interested in programs that:
Engage users in new research methods
Engage users with important research issues, such as intellectual property and open access
Include researchers across disciplines
Showcase research, especially cross-disciplinary research
Leverage new technologies
Are open to the entire Duke Community
Preference is given to events that align with The Edge's mission to provide a collaborative space for interdisciplinary, data-driven, digitally reliant or team-based research.
Request this space not available until September 2021
Gothic Reading Room, Ahmadieh Family Commons, and von der Heyden Pavilion
Available for reservation only for events sponsored by Duke University Libraries or by senior University administration. Reservations must be approved by the University Librarian and Vice Provost for Library Affairs. Staff interested in reserving these spaces may contact Katryna Robinson .
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