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The James B. Duke Memorial Library at Johnson C. Smith University has been awarded a $100,000 grant to be used for a project called “Making Space for Tech @ An HBCU.” Funds will be used to develop an academic Makerspace that will give all users the opportunity to gain proficiency in design and manufacturing technologies that are becoming more prevalent in the workplace. This grant is one of 39 competitive Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA)

The history of Black people is so amazing. We have a rich history of struggle, triumph, and unconditional love. Our history stretches across the waters into the continent of Africa. Where does one start when sharing the history of a people that impacted the world? I contemplated this question before writing this article. What I have concluded is that I will continue to expand upon the topic of Divine Kingship of Asante: A Model for Sustainable

Read, read, read a book Travel anywhere Worldwide, you decide A book will take you there.   Read, read, read a book Beginning to the end What a way to spend the day A book’s a special friend! (Source unknown)   The staff of the James B. Duke Memorial Library invites you to visit the library. Come on in and take a moment to relax and read a book. Books can: Be thought provoking Paint a vivid picture Make you feel emotions Draw you into unfamiliar

The James B. Duke Memorial Library is pleased to announce funding in the amount of $33,609.00 from the Library Services Technology Act (LSTA) to fund a new Library Entrepreneurial Research Hub. The 2017-2018 Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grants total over $2.3 million, and include 39 awards for local library projects that advance literacy and lifelong learning, expand access to library resources and expertise, promote partnerships and collaboration, and digitize materials important to the

Dr. James B. Ewers, Jr., youth advocate, consultant, author and President Emeritus of the Teen Mentoring Committee (TMC) of Ohio and alumni of Johnson C. Smith University donated 23 photographs of prominent African American leaders. The photographs will be digitized, preserved, and added to the archives and Digital Smith Collection.