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Consumptive Chic

CONSUMPTIVE CHIC: A HISTORY OF BEAUTY, FASHION, AND DISEASE Dr. Carolyn A. Day Long before “heroin chic” made headlines, the emaciated figure and feverish flush associated with tuberculosis victims were admired as beautiful. As the disease spread throughout Europe in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, it became commonplace to regard tuberculosis as a positive affliction, one to be emulated in beauty […]

A/C and a Microwave!

Are you on campus doing research or taking classes this summer and need a cool place to eat your lunch?  If so, stop by the Library Café. While the café is not open for service, the space is open for use!  Besides a microwave to warm your lunch, you’ll find the vending machines and the […]

A librarian in your pocket!

Got a question and a cell phone? Text your librarian at (864) 214-7172.

Summer Orientation Hours

Library hours during Summer O are as follows: Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday June 15 June 16 June 17 June 18 June 19 June 20 June 21 June 22 June 23 June 24 June 25 June 26 June 27 8am-5pm 9am-5pm 1pm-5pm 8am-10pm 8am-10pm 8am-10pm 8am-10pm 8am-5pm […]

Electric Scooter for Library Access

View the University’s accessible parking area map. Need automotive access to the library circle due to a disability? Please complete this form and submit it to the Furman University Police Department. Electric Scooter for Library Access A single-seat electric scooter is available to aid people who would like to access the library. This is a free service offered […]

What is Scan and Deliver?

What is Scan and Deliver?  Scan and Deliver is an article and book chapter delivery service.  When you need an article from a journal or a chapter from a book which is owned by the library only in print or microformat, we will scan the article/book chapter and deliver it to you electronically through your […]

Newly Added Audiobooks

The Furman University Libraries have a growing collection of popular fiction and non-fiction titles on CD. This collection is located to the left of the Circulation Desk in the James B. Duke Library. New additions to the audiobook collection include the following titles: The Hazel Wood : a novel There your heart lies : a […]

Don’t Blink

DON’T BLINK Matt Olson, co-founder and leader of the Unhinged Sextet and professor of music at Furman Unhinged Sextet, a jazz ensemble comprised of six leading jazz educators from across the United States, is dedicated to recording the original compositions of its members. They released their second recording, “Don’t Blink,” in August 2017, on OA2 Records, a Seattle record label. Like their first recording, “Clarity,” “Don’t […]

The World is on Fire

THE WORLD IS ON FIRE Dr. Joni Tevis Joni Tevis’ The World is on Fire: Scrap, Treasure, and Songs of Apocalypse is a nonfiction book about living in a haunted world. Its essays draw on material gathered from her trips to San Jose, California, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, the Cave of the […]

Pleased to Share Our Biennial Report

We are pleased to share the Furman University Libraries’ biennial report which highlights accomplishments and activities during the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 school years. Click on the image below to be directed to an online version of the report.