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Embracing the Digital Liberal Arts

The Digital Collections Center has always been committed to supporting faculty digitization projects, so it is no surprise that the Center recently began contributing its expertise to the creation of digital liberal arts projects housed in the Furman University Scholar Exchange (FUSE). The Center recently worked with Music Librarian Patricia Sasser and Furman Advantage Student […]

Furman Historical Images

The burning of the Furman Bell Tower, the scarlet fever quarantine of 1906, the May Day pageants of Greenville Woman’s College – all this and more can be found in the new “Furman Historical Images” digital collection. Spanning 150 years, the collection contains nearly 2800 photographs and glass plate negatives of Greenville Woman’s College, Furman’s […]

Ancient Art Digital Exhibits

In Fall 2015, the students in the class “Art 230: Ancient Art”, taught by Dr. Sarah Archino, were tasked with creating a digital exhibit containing 1 essay and 10 images related to a specific theme. You may browse these themed exhibits below. Ancient Art Digital Exhibits

Coin Collections Exhibit

Stop by the exhibit case on the Ground Floor of the Duke Library outside the Digital Collections Center to see the “Coin Collections” exhibit which features ancient and rare coins. These coins are part of the Furman Special Collections and Archives collections and have been digitized and are available online here.

Special Collections Opening Reception 2/18 4pm

“A Return to Normalcy?” Growing Pains, Furmanville, and Life at Post-World War II Furman By Tyler R. Edmond ’17 Exhibition Dates: February 1 – May 31, 2016 Opening Reception: February 18 at 4:00 PM After the United States entered the war in 1941, American colleges and universities experienced a drastic decrease in student attendance. Male […]

Color Our Collections!

Do freshly sharpened color pencils make you smile? Do you wish that perfume came in “crayon scent”? Do you feel the need, the need for a felt-tip marker? Then you might have fallen victim to the new coloring craze that’s sweeping the nation. If you’re on the hunt for new coloring sheets, look no further […]

Furman’s History in Pictures

The burning of the Furman Bell Tower, the Scarlet fever quarantine of 1906, the May Day pageants of Greenville Woman’s College – all this and more can be found in the new “Furman Historical Images” digital collection. Spanning 150 years, the collection contains nearly 2800 photographs and glass plate negatives of Greenville Woman’s College, Furman’s […]

Digital Collections Access Changes

For over a year, the Libraries’ Digital Collections Center has been actively moving Furman’s digital collections into a new website powered by the software CONTENTdm. Nearly 60,000 items have been moved to the new website, and access to the old digital collections website is being phased out. In early January, the digital collections remaining on […]

January 11, 1963

This morning’s blast of frigid temperatures also brought a sense of déjà vu. A Paladin newspaper article from January 11th, 1963 describes students suffering a walk to the Dining Hall through bitter cold. The article also features a photograph of Ted Willis, a professional skater with the Holiday on Ice Show, skating on the iced […]

Open Access Open House

Are you interested in making your research openly accessible online? Come to the Open Access Open House sponsored by the Furman University Libraries. Enjoy a free cupcake, chat with librarians, explore Open Access materials available in the Furman University Scholar Exchange (FUSE), win fee prizes, and play games. Can’t make it to the Open House? […]