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Cans for Library Fines

Take care of your library fines and help fill a local food bank at the same time! Kappa Alpha is holding a food drive with the library. Bring a can of food/item of nonperishable food for every dollar you owe in fines. Although this does not apply to replacement costs of lost items, IT DOES […]

Expanded Study Hours

For your studying convenience…Fall Exam HoursDecember 5 Sunday Noon – 2 amDecember 6 Monday 8 am – 2 amDecember 7 Tuesday 8 am – 1 amDecember 8 Wednesday 8 am – 2 amDecember 9 Thursday 8 am – 2 amDecember 10 Friday 8 am – 8 pmDecember 11 Saturday 10 am – 8 pmDecember 12 […]

Happy Birthday Mark Twain

175 years ago today, humorist, journalist, river boat captain and American original, Samuel L. Clemmons (pen name Mark Twain) was born in Missouri, near the Mississippi River. A popular writer who captured colloquial and native speach as well as the American spirit, Twain is surely best known for The Adventures of Tom Sawyer(1875) and The […]

Who’s Using the Library? Then & Now

“Furman Library Popular Place In Campus Life” This was the headline of a story in the January 31, 1928 edition of the Hornet, the student newspaper predecessor of the Paladin. The story went on to tell of the many daily visitors to the library (chalked up on a recording tablet in the library) and the […]

A Thankful Library

We have a lot to be thankful for: 1. A great LEED-certified building to work, study and learn in 2. A large collection of materials and resources that have been carefully chosen to support Furman’s curriculum 3. A supportive administration that allows us to function at a high level 4. A supportive faculty that lets […]

New Trial – Naxos Music Library

There is a trial of Naxos Music Library up and running, for Furman faculty, staff, and students only. Click here to access the trial. Naxos Music Library is one of the world´s largest online classical music libraries. Offers streaming access to more than 46,000 CDs with more than 653,000 tracks, standard and rare repertoire. Over […]

Digicenter Honored by InnoVision

InnoVision, an awards program focused exclusively on celebrating achievements in innovation and technological excellence in the South Carolina Upstate region, has honored Furman Library’s Digicenter and its manager, Jen Haldaman. The Digicenter was selected as a finalist for innovations Jen developed using Apple Script and metadata which automatically generate KML files for GoogleEarth maps and […]

Preparing Your Mind to Write a Research Paper

As you approach the countdown to research papers, remember that sometimes what your brain needs most is a break. “After spending time in a quiet rural setting, close to nature, people exhibit greater attentiveness, stronger memory, and generally improved cognition. Their brains become both calmer and sharper…. When people aren’t being bombarded by external stimuli, […]

All That Business

Standard & Poors Industry Surveys have always been the the best way to get financial and business information on over fifty of the largest North American and global industries. The S&P Register provided important business facts on over 100,000 leading public and private corporations worldwide, including current address, financial and marketing information, and a listing […]