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Memorial Day Hours

In honor of Memorial Day, the James B. Duke Library will operate on an adjusted schedule. May 27 – Saturday – CLOSED May 28 – Sunday – 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm May 29 – Monday – 10:00 am – 10:00 pm In 1921, Furman paid tribute to the University’s World War I veterans in […]

On Display: Matters of the Mind

Currently on display in the Sanders Science Library is a selection of interesting books about the human brain. This exhibit, called “Matters of the Mind,” includes the following titles: Hunger, thirst, sex, and sleep : how the brain controls our passions Can neuroscience change our minds? Welcome to your brain : why you lose your car […]

Achievements of a Heroic American Lady

The Furman University Libraries are providing a trial to HeinOnline until August 11, 2017. HeinOnline is a fully searchable, image-based government document and legal research database. It contains comprehensive coverage from inception of both U.S. statutory materials and more than 2,300 scholarly journals, all of the world’s constitutions, all U.S. treaties, collections of classic treatises and presidential […]

Summer Construction Update

Construction is underway!  The Milford Mall is closed and renovations have begun for the library cafe.  The library remains open, however, you might want to walk through the surrounding buildings to gain access to the front entrance of the library.

MayX Ice Cream Social – Photos!

Photos from today’s ice cream social hosted by the May Experience Committee. Great flavors, great toppings, and great turnout!  MayX students and faculty were joined by others around campus including library faculty and staff, and members of the construction crew renovating the 24-hour study room. Thanks, MayX Committee!

Database Trial: Race Relations in America

Database Trial: Race Relations in America Includes material supporting the study of racial segregation, discrimination, the Civil Rights Movement and racial theory in America during three pivotal decades of the 20th Century. Providing access to the records of the Race Relations Department of the United Church Board for Homeland Ministries (1943-1970), a highly influential think tank […]

May Experience Hours

The James B. Duke Library will be open during the following hours for May Experience: Wednesday May 10 8am-10pm Thursday May 11 8am-10pm Friday May 12 8am-5pm Saturday May 13 1pm-5pm Sunday May 14 1pm-5pm Monday May 15 8am-10pm Tuesday May 16 8am-10pm Wednesday May 17 8am-10pm Thursday May 18 8am-10pm Friday May 19 8am-5pm […]

Furman Advocates at National Library Legislative Day

Furman University Librarian, Libby Young, and Sara DeSantis, an intern with the Furman University Libraries, met with members of Congress from May 1–2, 2017, to discuss key library issues during the American Library Association’s 42nd annual National Library Legislative Day in Washington, D.C. Young and DeSantis joined several hundred other librarians and library supporters in […]

Spring Interim Hours

May 4  Thu  9:00am-5:00pm May 5 Fri  9:00am-5:00pm May 6  Sat  12:00pm-5:00pm May 7  Sun  1:00pm-5:00pm May 8  Mon  9:00am-5:00pm May 9  Tue  9:00am-5:00pm