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Art & Architecture Database Trial

Database Trial: Art and Architecture Source available through Saturday, December 15, 2018 Art & Architecture Source is a full-text art research database covering fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as architecture and architectural design. With strong international coverage, it offers hundreds of full-text art journals, magazines and books, plus detailed indexing and abstracts and thousands […]

Just in time for the holidays!

Just in time for the holidays!  Dysfuctional family fiction: Lookaway, Lookaway  Steely and formidable, Jerene Jarvis Johnston sits near the apex of society in contemporary Charlotte, North Carolina, where old Southern money and older family skeletons meet the new wealth of bankers, land speculators, and social climbers. Jerene and her Civil War reenactor husband, Duke, have […]

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours November 20 Tuesday 8am – 5pm November 21 Wednesday CLOSED November 22 Thursday CLOSED November 23 Friday CLOSED November 24 Saturday CLOSED November 25 Sunday 5pm-1am Thanksgiving wishes postcard addressed to Miss Stella Rossignol, postmarked 1909.  This postcard is part of the Judson Postcard Collection, a collection from Mary C. Judson, lady […]

In Memory of Stan Lee

In Memory of Stan Lee “An entire generation of young readers expanded and strengthened their vocabulary and knowledge through Stan’s stories.” – “Marvel and Disney Remember Stan Lee” “Mr. Lee’s unwavering energy suggested that he possessed superpowers himself…. And the National Endowment for the Arts acknowledged as much when it awarded him a National Medal […]

International Education Week

International Education Week is an annual celebration of the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education. Furman University has a long history of welcoming international students and encouraging U.S. students to participate in education abroad. Visit the International […]

Bobblehead Bios

The latest display in the Maxwell Music Library highlights the Who Was? Series. With over 150 titles, Penguin’s Who Was? children’s book series tells the incredible stories of trailblazers, legends, innovators, and creators.  The bobblehead drawings on the covers were inspired by the caricatures that used to be drawn for the cover of the New York […]

The Curiosities of Binomial Nomenclature

Scientists are serious about their work. But when it comes to naming species, they often let down their hair! A few entertaining examples include: Gelae baen – A fungus beetle discovered in 1986 in Oaxaca, Mexico. Aphonopelma johnnycashi – A species of tarantula found in 2015 near Folsom Prison in California, and named after Johnny […]

CLP & Corresponding Library Resources

Poet Sean Hill will read from his latest collection, Dangerous Goods, on Friday, November 9, from 4 – 5 p.m. in McEachern Lecture Hall. This CLP is sponsored by the English Department. Dangerous Goods and Hill’s first publication, Blood Ties & Brown Liquor: Poems, can be checked out from the Furman University Libraries.  

FUL on FUNC

On Friday, November 2, the Furman University Libraries (FUL) were featured on FUNC, Furman’s student-run news channel.  

Into the Woods and Up the Mountain

by Gabe Fresa, Library Intern, Summer 2018 Today, the Beta Yisrael community of Jews celebrates Sigd. In short, the holiday is commemorating the community’s chutzpah against the Christian empire that ruled over them in what is now the modern nation of Ethiopia. According to the stories, the Aksum Empire waged war against the Jews in […]