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Scholarship Recipients Announced

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2019 Ethel Carlisle Southern Librarian Scholarship. The scholarship is given annually to a senior or a Furman graduate who has been accepted into, or is enrolled in, an American Library Association accredited graduate program. Learn more about the Scholarship. Raven Lynette Miller Raven was a Bachelor of Arts Urban […]

Interim and MayX Hours

Our Spring interim and MayX hours are as follows: Music Library Hours Please check hours on Music Library website. Science Library Hours Please check hours on Science Library website. Duke Library Hours Hours are summarized below. For complete information check hours on Duke Library website. May 8 – 14 Mon – Fri: 9am – 5pm […]

Library Cafe Closed for Summer

The Library Cafe (TLC) in the Duke Library is closed from May 13 – August 19, 2019. For those craving a hot beverage and warm breakfast pastry or sandwich, the Barnes & Noble cafe in the Trone Student Center will remain open on summer hours. Barnes & Noble Cafe Summer Hours Mon-Fri: 9am – 5pm […]

New Books from our Librarians

Two of Furman’s librarians have recently co-edited new books. Recipes for Mindfulness in Your Library: Supporting Resilience and Community Engagement Co-edited by Jenny Colvin, Assistant Director for Outreach Services, and published by the American Library Association. The book explores a wide range of approaches that demonstrate how librarians have integrated mindfulness into their daily work […]

The Origins of May Day

Did you ever wonder about the origins of May Day? The National Museum of American History offers a fascinating look into the origin of the holiday in this 2 part blog article: May Day: America’s traditional, radical, complicated holiday, Part 1 May Day: America’s traditional, radical, complicated holiday, Part 2 At one point, they note […]

Libraries Celebrate DinsDay

Furman Library benefactor, Charlie Peace, celebrates #DinsDay with his friends in the Furman Libraries.

Language Personality Quiz

Mango Languages is an online language learning resource freely available to all Furman students, faculty, and staff. Find it in the All Databases list. Whether you’re an adventure-hungry explorer with a knack for grammar, or a creative who loves high fashion, there is a language out there for you! The goal of learning a new […]

ILL and PASCAL Deadlines

Classes end April 30th! 4/22/19 – the last day to submit Interlibrary Loan requests for books, audiobooks, DVDs, and music scores 4/30/19 – the last day to submit Interlibrary Loan requests for articles These deadlines apply only to those items needed before the end of Spring term. Requests submitted after these deadlines will be addressed […]

How to Behave

A group of courtesy books and etiquette manuals to add to our growing collection in Special Collections and Archives. Hints on Etiquette (1924) The Correct Thing in Good Society (1902) The Ladies’ Hand-book of Etiquette and Manual of Politeness A Manual of Etiquette for Gentlemen: Or, True Principles of Politeness (1859) The Etiquette of Love, […]

Calling all bibliophiles!

Our Special Collections Librarian and University Archivist, Dr. Jeff Makala,  will host a show and tell highlighting recent acquisitions. 60s & 70s counterculture materials feminist comix contemporary queer zines 17th century emblem book 18th century French book printed entirely in red ink Dr. Makala will also answer questions about how and why he acquires materials […]