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Faculty Fridays: Citation Tools

Faculty Fridays: Work Smarter, Not Harder Bring your questions. Get answers – and snacks! This Friday’s session is all about citation management tools. Students and Furman staff members may also find this session helpful. All are welcome to attend. Introduction to Citation Creation and Management Tools Date: Friday, December 7, 2012 Time: 12:30-1:30 pm Location: […]

Sanders Science Library Exam Week Hours

When you need a space to study all night and morning before an exam, we’ll leave the lights on for you. Sanders Science Library Exam Week Hours Wednesday, Dec 5 – 8:30 am – MidnightThursday, Dec 6 – Open 24 hoursFriday, Dec 7 – Midnight – 5:00 pmSaturday, Dec 8 – 10:30 am – 7:30 […]

Today! Dogs Visit the Library!

It’s not just our books that are dog-eared!  During finals week, the Library, partnering with the Resident Life Council, will be hosting therapy dogs for students who need a break to de-stress.  Studies have shown that interaction with dogs reduces stress by decreasing the level of cortisol and increases happiness by releasing endorphins.  The dogs will […]

Ready for the Hobbit?

It’s been more than a decade since the release of “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring,” and this year marks the 75th anniversary since the publication of J.R.R. Tolkien’s book “The Hobbit.” This means its a great time to brush up on the story before the much-anticipated cinematic debut of “The […]

Extended Hours During Exams

To help you get through Finals Week, the James B. Duke Library has extended its hours. Fall Exam Hours December 2 Sunday Noon – 2 am December 3 Monday 8 am – 2 am December 4 Tuesday 8 am – 2 am December 5 Wednesday 8 am – 2 am December 6 Thursday 8 am […]

Guest Computer Access

December 4 – December 12th In order to prioritize access to library resources for our students, faculty, and staff, there will be no computer access for non-Furman patrons during study day and final exams.

Satchmo and Babe

A new display is up in the Government Documents Collection at the James B. Duke Library entitled, “World War I Draft Registration Cards: Famous, Infamous, and Interesting.” On April 6, 1917, the United States declared war on Germany and officially entered World War I.  Six weeks later, the Selective Service Act was passed, which authorized […]

Pet Your Stress Away

It’s not just our books that are dog-eared!  During finals week, the Library, partnering with the Resident Life Council, will be hosting therapy dogs for students who need a break to de-stress.  Studies have shown that interaction with dogs reduces stress by decreasing the level of cortisol and increases happiness by releasing endorphins.  The dogs will […]

Faculty Fridays: Turnitin.com

Faculty Fridays: Work Smarter, Not Harder   The Furman Libraries will be offering a series of workshops for faculty this Fall.  These hands-on sessions, called Faculty Fridays, will highlight services and products to save you time and energy.  From crafting better Moodle links to receiving search results in your email, we can show you how […]

Holiday Giving Tree

Heller Service Corps’ Holiday Giving Tree   Holiday Giving Trees have been set up in the Library, Einstein’s, and the bottom floor of the Trone Center with tags that indicate the needs of local non-profits.  Here is a sample of the needs this year: Triune Mercy Center – blankets Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club […]