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Exhibition: Collecting History

Collecting History: Coins, Banknotes, and Postage Stamps in Special Collections Exhibition Dates: June – August 2017 Collected by people of all ages and status, coins, banknotes and postage stamps serve a practical function, yet can be considered miniature works of art that reflect the history and culture of their time. Featuring national symbols, notable individuals […]

On Display: Eclipse @ Furman

Currently on display in the Sanders Science Library is a selection of interesting books about solar eclipses. Please feel free to check out any of the books on display in preparation for the total solar eclipse occurring on August 21. Titles include: The solar eclipse of 2017: where and how to best view it In […]

The Literacy Corner

The Literacy Corner students had fun decorating the bust of Charlie Peace today. Charlie’s ensemble includes everything from the basket…chicken mask, St. Patrick’s Day glasses, bow tie, pink wig, 3 hats, blue wig, pirate eye patch, red feather boa, flower lei, reindeer antlers, purple Mardi Gras beads, olympic medal, and a pig nose! The Literacy […]

On Display: Winging It

A selection of interesting books about musical improvisation is currently on display in the Maxwell Music Library. This exhibit, called “Winging It,” includes the following titles: Grateful Dead and the art of rock improvisation The improvising mind: cognition and creativity in the musical moment Improvisation, creativity, and consciousness: jazz as integral template for music, education Improvisation […]

On Display: Matters of the Mind

Currently on display in the Sanders Science Library is a selection of interesting books about the human brain. This exhibit, called “Matters of the Mind,” includes the following titles: Hunger, thirst, sex, and sleep : how the brain controls our passions Can neuroscience change our minds? Welcome to your brain : why you lose your car […]

MayX Ice Cream Social – Photos!

Photos from today’s ice cream social hosted by the May Experience Committee. Great flavors, great toppings, and great turnout!  MayX students and faculty were joined by others around campus including library faculty and staff, and members of the construction crew renovating the 24-hour study room. Thanks, MayX Committee!

On Display: Meditation & Mindfulness

Visit the James B. Duke Library to view an exhibit about meditation and mindfulness. Titles include: Mindfulness in Plain English Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life Mindfulness Diaries: How I Survived My First Nine-Day Silent Meditation Retreat Relaxation & Breathing for Meditation: With Rodney Yee A Beginner’s Guide to Mindfulness Meditation: 10 Days to Change […]

Take a #bookface study break!

Take a study break with our bookface photo challenge!  Strategically line up your face or another body part alongside a book cover. Snap a photo. Post your photos to social media and tag them with @fu_libraries, #lovemyFUL, and #bookface         

Up All Night in the Science Library!

Anytime is the right time to study in the Sanders Science Library during finals week. We’ll be open all night before exam days, so come on over when you need that perfect place to review for exams or finish up term papers. And, as always, the snack fairy arrives at midnight! Sanders Science Library Exam Week […]