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Wouldn’t it be nice to have your own private study room in the library?  For an entire month?  To share with friends?!  SUCH A ROOM EXISTS!  The library has created a private, upgraded study room reserved for the “Scholar of the Month” and their friends.  Perks include: exclusive access to the upgraded study room for one […]

The Year of Intelligence

The first full year of the Gerald R. Ford administration is known as “The Year of Intelligence,” denoting a season of inquiry into America’s spy agencies set off by a wave of media revelations of official abuses and wrongdoing that predate the current era of media and congressional investigations by decades. Within the Central Intelligence […]

The Library Café Sneak Peek

As a way to train The Library Café’s new staff, Bon Appétit invited library faculty and staff to sample beverages on the house. The menu for the café includes hot drinks, cold drinks, smoothies, bottled juices, pastries and bagel sandwiches. There will also be a selection of grab and go sandwiches, salads, protein packs, fruits, yogurts, […]

Summer Interim Hours

Summer Interim Hours August 14, Monday 9 am – 5 pm August 15, Tuesday  9 am – 5 pm August 16, Wednesday 9 am – 5 pm August 17, Thursday 9 am – 5 pm August 18, Friday 9 am – 7 pm August 19, Saturday 11 am – 6 pm August 20, Sunday 1 […]


Currently on display in the Sanders Science Library is a selection of interesting books about solar eclipses. Please feel free to check out any of the books on display in preparation for the total solar eclipse occurring on August 21. Titles include: The solar eclipse of 2017: where and how to best view it In […]

Speaking Our Minds

Visit the James B. Duke Library to view an exhibit about free speech. Titles include: We must not be afraid to be free : stories of free expression in America Freedom for the thought that we hate : a biography of the First Amendment Campus hate speech on trial The soul of the First Amendment […]

New Databases!

The following three new resources can be found in the All Databases list: Detroit Free Press 1831‐1999 Alternative Name(s) & Keywords: ProQuest Historical Newspapers Searchable full image of every page of the Detroit Free Press, including all advertisements, from 1831 until 1999. NAACP Papers: Board of Directors, Annual Conferences, Major Speeches, and National Staff Files […]

ADA Anniversary Activities

July 26th is the 27th anniversary of the The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a civil rights law that guarantees equal opportunity for and prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities. The Furman Libraries and the Student Office for Accessibility Resources are celebrating with a display in the Research Commons of the Duke Library. The display […]

Caution…Bear (Book) Citing

Furman seems to be having a lot of bear activity this summer. There may be several reasons for this, but perhaps this is a literary bear who likes our academic climate!  For a novel about a bear who becomes an unexpected best selling author, check out The Bear Went Over The Mountain by William Kotzwinkle […]

Le Mystère of Le Bol De Chine

Last week in the mail, someone returned a copy of Le bol de chine; ou, Divagations sur les beaux arts by Pierre Mille, shown in the pictures below. There was no return address and no note. All we know is that it went missing sometime between February of 1938, when we purchased it for $2.50 […]