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Alumni Services

Alumni Services

Access to the Library and Resources

  • Duke Alumni are welcome to visit the Library and have direct access to print and electronic resources
  • Identification is not required to enter the Library during weekdays before 6pm
  • Access during evenings and weekends requires display of a Duke Alumni Card via the Duke Alumni app (and a picture ID)
  • Books may be checked out in person at the Library with display of a Duke Alumni Card via the Duke Alumni app (and a picture ID)

Reference Services

  • Includes answers to reference questions, database searching, online tutorials, and in-person classes
  • For additional information, call 919.660.1100 or email medical-librarian@duke.edu

Document Delivery Services

  • For information on obtaining copies of journal articles, call 919.660.1138 or email mcldd@mc.duke.edu

Medical Center Archives

  • To access photographs, papers, oral histories, and memorabilia documenting the history of Duke Medicine, contact the Medical Center Archives at 919.383.2653 or email dumc.archives@mc.duke.edu

Duke University Medical Center Archives

Alumni have access to the DUMC Archives, which holds photographs, papers, oral histories, and memorabilia documenting the history of Duke Medicine. Materials are accessible in the Medical Center Archives reading room, located at 1408-A Christian Avenue, Durham, NC on weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It is strongly recommended that you contact the Archives at least 24 hours before your visit so that the staff can have materials ready for you when you arrive. The phone number is 919-383-2653, and the email address is dumc.archives@mc.duke.edu.