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Below is a list of curated posts that will be pertinent to your day-to-day responsibilities as a communications professional. Beyond the content listed here, this communications community is rich with talented individuals who are just a phone call away.

  • The Duke Brand

    Graphics reinforce Duke’s identity as a global, interdisciplinary university whose schools and units work together for a common mission. The standards extend to the use of wordmarks, signature colors, type fonts and other elements that comprise Duke’s visual identity.
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  • Audio Resources

    Explore the resources Duke has to help you produce and distribute audio. And check out some of Duke’s own award-winning podcasts.
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  • Duke Language Usage Guide

    A long list of common editorial styles and resources to help you stay consistent with publications across the University.
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  • If a Reporter Calls

    Duke’s University Communications team offers the following tips for print and broadcast interviews: If you need help – ask. If you’ve received a call from a reporter and have any questions or concerns about how to respond, contact us at University Communications, 684-2823. Don’t feel rushed. If a reporter calls and you are caught off-guard or are preoccupied…
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  • Media Training

    Duke encourages its faculty members and others to reach out beyond the campus and share their expertise with a broader audience. Each winter, University Communications holds a media training seminar to help people learn about how to become more effective in this process.
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  • Mobile Developer Resources & Guidelines

    Learn more about the mobile development services offered by OIT. These include resources to help you distribute and promote your app. They also curate and maintain a list of third-party vendors that can help you create your mobile application.
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  • Photography at Duke

    Get tips on planning your photography projects and learn the basics of composing a photo and putting together shots that fit with the Duke brand.
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  • Print Media at Duke

    Word usage guidelines along with information on obtaining business cards, stationery and letterhead.
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  • Social Media Guidelines for Communicators

    Understand your strategy. Social media efforts should be part of a larger communications strategy. Know what you're trying to accomplish, and why. Who is your audience? What do you want them to do? Is social media the best way to do this? Follow all applicable Duke University policies. For example, you must not share confidential or proprietary information…
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  • Video Production at Duke

    Video is one of our most powerful tools for telling stories and reaching university audiences. Navigating the possibilities of video takes many kinds of skills and tools. We've outlined some best practices and solutions below.
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  • Web Resources at Duke

    Learn more about our guidelines and best-practices for building websites at Duke. From web fonts to domain names, find resources you need to create and maintain a successful digital presence.
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