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$1 Million Gift

The Milliken Foundation has made a $1 million contribution to Furman in honor of university trustee Daniel S. Sanders, who recently retired from the Milliken & Company Board of Directors.The gift will go to support Furman’s Charles H. Townes Center for Science. The building’s library will be named for the Sanders family.

Finish Strong!

The library personnel wish you a strong finish to your semester. The air in the buidling is literally filled with the facts, knowledge and wisdom you have been stuffing inside your head this past week. Just breathing in here will make you smarter!If you have any last minute research or questions about papers/projects, come by […]

Massage in the Library!

Tonight in the Library7:30-9:30 Massage Need some focus for studying? “Research shows that it increases levels of the good-mood chemicals serotonin and dopamine (the same chemicals increased by some antidepressant medications); physically loosens tight muscles, ligaments, and tendons; and causes the body to release food-absorption hormones. Last but not least, rubdowns decrease levels of cortisol, […]

Einstein’s In The Library

Have you heard about the two proposed spaces for Einstein’s in the library? Click here to see the architecture renderings of the two proposed locations for the new Einstein Bros Bagels in the library. Then email mail the “Ask Dining Services” First Class forum to let us know your thoughts.

Furman’s Music Library

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A Quick take on Myanmar (Burma)

Photo credit: PhotoBank/BKK Robert Harding Picture Library The first Secretary of State to visit Burma(Myanmar) in over fifty years, Hillary Clinton is meeting with officials there this week. Films on Demand provides the documentary, Give Me the Short Version on Burma, that provides some interesting background on this Southeast Asian country revealing its struggles and […]

Up All Night in the Science Library for Exams

Have a big exam tomorrow? Looking for a place to study? Stay up all night in the Science Library.   The Science Library will be open all night before exam days. Grab your books, bring a power bar, and prepare to dominate your finals! Open Wednesday, December 7 @ 8:30 am until Friday, December 9 […]

Printing from Ebsco for Mac Users

If you are a Mac user, you may have received a “Plug-in not found” error when attempting to open a PDF in the Ebsco databases. Ebsco is aware of the issue and is working directly with Apple to solve the problem. In the meantime, if you follow the link below, Ebsco has provided a link […]

Odd Hobbies of Famous Writers

What did Franz Kafka do when he wasn’t imagining himself turning into a fly?What did Emily Dickenson do with all the time she had on her hands hiding from the world?What relieved Ayn Rand’s stress when she had writer’s block with 1000 pages left to go? Come see the new display in the library! Located […]

Important Inter-Library Loan Dates

** Deadlines for ordering interlibrary loan items **Classes end December 6th!! 11/22/2011 – the last day to submit BOOK & other loan ILL requests.12/1/2011 – the last day to submit ARTICLE ILL requests. The deadlines apply only to those items needed before the end of Fall term. Requests submitted after these deadlines will be addressed on a […]