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Pop-up Study Tables and The Unplug & Recharge Zone

As we all know, during exams it’s on and poppin’ in the library and study space is at a premium.  This year we will provide additional study space with Pop-Up Study Tables on the lower level and entry level of the James B. Duke Library. The library is also providing an Unplug & Recharge Zone […]

JBD Spring Exam Hours

To help you get through final exams, the James B. Duke Library has extended its hours. Apr 24 Mon 8:00am – 2:00am Apr 25 Tue 8:00am – 2:00am Apr 26 Wed 8:00am – 2:00am Apr 27 Thu 8:00am – 2:00am Apr 28 Fri 8:00am – 8:00pm Apr 29 Sat 10:00 am – 8:00pm Apr 30 Sun 10:00 am – 2:00am May 1 Mon 8:00am – 2:00am May 2 Tue 8:00am – 2:00am May […]

Dr. Desmond’s Book

Evicted: Poverty & Profit in the American City The Furman Sociology Department sponsored a lecture by Matthew Desmond (PhD, Harvard) on April 19. Dr. Desmond discussed his book Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City. Desmond’s research addresses the significant challenges faced by low income families in urban areas simply trying to find a […]

Library book give-away!

The James B. Duke Library  is holding a book give-away featuring books on a wide variety of topics. There is also a large selection of music books and scores. The give-away is Tuesday, April 18 through Friday, April 21 in the Blackwell Atrium on the ground floor. First come, first-served. If you have any questions, […]

Films on Demand

You know that the Libraries gives our campus access to streaming documentaries and films, right? You know that you can watch them in class or on your computer, your iPad, or your phone, right? You know that you can embed clips of them into Power Points or into Moodle, right? You know that you can […]

Summer Library Internship

Furman Libraries Summer Internship Summer 2017 This year, the Furman Libraries will offer one 10-week, 35 hour/week summer internship for Furman undergraduates. This internship is intended for students with an expressed interest in library and/or information science. The intern will be matched to projects and library divisions based on experiences and evolving interest, as well […]

Easter Break Hours

April 13   Thursday   8:00 am – 5:00 pm April 14   Friday   CLOSED April 15   Saturday   CLOSED April 16   Sunday   CLOSED April 17   Monday   10:00 am – 1:00 am As Americans prepare for Easter with egg hunts, chocolate bunnies, and the ubiquitous marshmallow chicks, other countries […]

Art Slide Library

For decades, art students were introduced to famous artwork through in-class slide presentations. Slides are small squares of color film suspended in a cardboard frame. Professors could build an entire slide show for a class by inserting individual slides into cartridges or carousels (pictured right). It was a fairly common practice for a college or […]

Library Cafe Naming Contest

Coming Soon The 24-Hour Study Room will be converted to a cafe over the summer of 2017, just in time for fall classes. Vendors will include Due South Coffee, Upcountry Provisions, and Greenfield’s Bagels and Deli. We need your help to pick a name! Submit your ideas here. The contributor of the winning name will […]

Furman Engaged! in the Library

Furman Engaged!  Tuesday, April 4, 2017 Internship posters will be on display in the atrium of the James B. Duke Library. All of the posters will be on display throughout the day (9 a.m.-3:50 p.m.). Specific times when students will present at their posters are listed below. Internship Poster Session #1    9-10:20 A.M. Brooklyn […]