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Introducing Sarah Ward

Continuing our series of blog posts about new library staff members, today I would like to introduce you to Sarah Ward. Sarah is the Furman Library’s Financial and Acquisitions Assistant. In this role she keeps track of the budget for material purchases and shares budget reports. She also orders and pays for library materials including […]

Introducing Paige Dhyne

Paige Dhyne is the new Furman University Science Librarian. She comes to Furman all the way from Grand Rapids, Michigan. Paige is a first generation master’s degree holder. She has a B.A. in writing and a B.A. in film/video production with a minor in biology from Grand Valley State University. She earned her M.S. in […]

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 […]

Help Shape Your University Library: Join LSAG

The Library Student Advisory Group (LSAG) is a group of students who: give the Library feedback when we need a student perspective; serve as a focus group for discussion of library issues; bring student needs and concerns to the Library’s attention and participate in discussions on how to respond to these needs (advocating for students); help bring Library […]

Libraries closing at noon 8/16 for retreat

All Furman University Libraries will be closing at noon on Friday, 8/16, to participate in a retreat.  James B. Duke Library will reopen on Saturday, 8/17, at 1:00pm.

Introducing Sharon Hager

Sharon Hager is the new Collections Management and Acquisitions Assistant in the Technical Services Department of Duke Library. One of her main responsibilities is ordering new materials, which often come in as requests from faculty and staff who want or need a particular book. One of her favorite aspects of being an acquisitions assistant is […]

Former Library Student Challenges NCAA scores

Are the NCAA’s APR Scores Fair? That’s a question posed by Monique Ositelu a senior policy analyst with the Education Policy program at New America in her recent opinion piece in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. Nearly a decade ago Monique was a Furman student, a standout performer in Furman’s track and cross country, and […]

Researchers Use Heller Collection

Andrew Baker (a Ph.D. candidate at Auburn University) and Jess Foster ’20 (a history major at Furman) are spending their summers in Furman’s Special Collections and Archives conducting research with the papers of Max Heller, former mayor of Greenville. Read more about their work in this article on the Furman news site. Researchers are always […]

Research with Pride

This year is the 50th anniversary of Stonewall and also the year Furman added a Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Major. One of our primary source databases supporting these content areas is Gale’s Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940 (Furman users only.) The publisher recently provided search tips for the various […]

Unwanted books? Donate here!

We have a donation box for Greenville Literacy for the next few months, right as you walk into the James B Duke Library. This is a great time of year to weed your bookshelves and donate to a good cause! The 2019 Really Good, Really Big, Really Cheap Booksale will take place August 9-11 at […]