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Picturing Nature

Art has long been incredibly important to the development of science. The current exhibit in the Sanders Science Library, “Picturing Nature: The History of Scientific Illustration,” highlights a sampling of the books in our collection that chronicle the history of anatomical sketches, botanical paintings, and biological drawings. The Art of Natural History: Illustrated Treatises and […]

Interactive Books on Display

Recent Acquisitions in Book Arts, Fine Printing, and Artists’ Books Special Collections and Archives have always been interested in the form of the book as a physical object and the ways in which authors, publishers, artists, and printers collaborate to create printed works, in large and small quantities. Artists’ books use the form of the […]

Furman Libraries Summer Internship

Have you ever wanted to experience behind-the-scenes in a library to explore a possible career? Are you looking for a productive way to spend your summer? This summer, the Furman Libraries will again offer a full-time internship for Furman undergraduates. Designed for students with an expressed interest in library and/or information science, this internship will […]

Spring Break Hours

March 2           Saturday         1pm – 5pm March 3           Sunday           1pm – 5pm March 4           Monday           9am – 5pm March 5           Tuesday          9am – 5pm March 6           Wednesday     9am – 5pm March 7           Thursday         9am – 5pm March 8           Friday              9am – 5pm March 9           Saturday         […]

Meet the Scholar of the Month

Congratulations to Miles Hauser ’19! He is the lucky winner of the Scholar of the Month contest.  As Scholar of the Month, Miles wins a private study room in the library for the month of March. Perks of the private study room: • floor-to-ceiling dry erase wall • large study table with 4 chairs • super-duper […]

88 Keys: A Grand Obsession

Visit the Maxwell Music Library to see the latest display called “88 Keys: A Grand Obsession.”  Titles include: Piano: The Making of a Steinway Concert Grand – In this captivating narrative, James Barron of The New York Times tells the story of one Steinway piano, from raw lumber to finished instrument. Barron follows that brand-new piano-known […]

The Sun Does Shine – CLP

An Evening with Anthony Ray Hinton Date:  Wednesday, February 27, 2019 Time:  7:00 – 8:30 pm Location:  McAlister Auditorium Reserve a Seat Anthony Ray Hinton  spent thirty years on death row for a crime he did not commit. Wrongly convicted in the state of Alabama for two capital murders with erroneous evidence and inadequate representation, Hinton was eventually exonerated […]

Extended Hours During Midterms

To help you get through midterms, the James B. Duke Library has extended its hours. Feb 24   Sun   10:00am – 2:00am Feb 25   Mon   8:00am – 2:00am Feb 26   Tue    8:00am – 2:00am Feb 27   Wed   8:00am – 2:00am Feb 28   Thu    8:00am – 2:00am

Win a private study room!

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 month (think of it as your own office in the library for the month of March) comfy lounge chair large study table with 4 chairs bookcase to […]

Reserve a Group Study Room

Six group study rooms on the first floor of the James B. Duke Library are available for reservation: 111, 112, 113, 118, 119, and 120.  You can reserve these study rooms up to two weeks in advance and for up to three hours per week. To reserve a group study room, go to libcal.furman.edu/booking/studyroom. Those […]