e-Duke Books

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read.dukeupress.edu is the premier site for reading, searching, and sharing Duke University Press’s books online. It currently hosts the e-Duke Books Scholarly Collection for institutional customers and their patrons.

Features include

  • chapter downloads in PDF format
  • advanced searching and filters
  • recommendations for further reading
  • toll-free linking to cited content in Duke University Press journals and other publications hosted at HighWire
  • COUNTER-compliant usage reports
  • free MARC records created by Duke University librarians with OCLC Control Numbers.

Things We're Working On

Learn more about upcoming enhancements to this site.

Learn more about electronic collections from Duke University Press

e-Duke Books Scholarly Collection
e-books in humanities and social sciences
e-Duke Journals Scholarly Collection
e-journals in humanities and social sciences
Euclid Prime
e-journals in mathematics and statistics
DMJ 100
The first 100 volumes of the Duke Mathematical Journal
The Carlyle Letters Online
The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle

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Download MARC Records

Duke University Press has partnered with the Duke University Libraries to offer MARC21 records (in UTF-8) with OCLC Control Numbers (in the 035 field) for all active titles in the e-Duke Books Scholarly Collection free of charge. Records are released simultaneously with new titles and conform to AACR2 and/or RDA, PCC, and Library of Congress guidelines.

Quick MARC Download

Advanced MARC Downloads

Build a query to retrieve only the records you need.

COUNTER 4 Usage Reports

Visit the Admin Center to view monthly COUNTER-compliant usage statistics.
New usage reports are available approximately two weeks after month's end.