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Faculty Open Access Events

The following faculty events will be held on Tuesday, October 24th for Open Access Week:   Lever Press: Lunch and Learn Dining Hall, Trustees Dining Room Oct. 24. 11:45am – 12:45pm Enjoy a free lunch while Furman’s Dr. Aaron Simmons gives a presentation about the open access monographic publisher Lever Press. He will explain what […]

Open Access Week

Open Access (OA) literature is digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions. OA published information is freely available to anyone in the world with an Internet connection – no subscription necessary. Each October, Open Access Week offers a chance to advocate for more scholarly work to be made available […]

Library Student Assistant Raises HAVOC!

Library Student Worker Raises HAVOC! Susannah Lauber, a senior Spanish major from Wheaton, IL, enjoys her job in the James B Duke Library  as an Interlibrary Loan Assistant. But her work with The Hispanic Alliance of Greenville really tugs on her heartstrings. When Furman’s annual FUNdraising challenge, HAVOC, came around, she triple-Lutzed her way (on […]

CLICK HERE to win a study room for a month!

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 November!) floor-to-ceiling dry erase wall comfy lounge chair large study table […]

An Evening with Thomas Rain Crowe ’72

An Evening with Thomas Rain Crowe ’72 Poet, essayist, boat-rocker, translator, publisher, environmentalist, musician, sustainability advocate and owner and editor of New Native Press in Cullowhee, N.C., Thomas Rain Crowe (Furman Class of 1972) will speak on campus Wednesday, October 18 at 7 p.m. in the Watkins Room of the Trone Student Center. “An Evening With Thomas […]

Book Illustration Processes: 1498-2016

Illustrations have been important components of books from the start. Woodcut images appeared in the first printed books, and even preceded them in early blockbooks and prints made in Germany in the early- to mid-fifteenth century. Because books were printed using relief processes from the fifteenth through late twentieth centuries, many different types of relief […]

Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Indigenous Peoples’ Day is a holiday that celebrates the Indigenous peoples of North America. It is celebrated in various localities in the United States. It began as a counter-celebration to Columbus Day, promoting Native American culture and commemorating the history of Native American peoples. – from Wikipedia Columbus Day, in the United States, holiday (originally October […]

Celebrating Disability Inclusion

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. The Furman Libraries and the Student Office for Accessibility Resources are celebrating with a display in the Research Commons of the Duke Library. The display features an informational poster (with a Braille translation) and a selection of disability-related fiction and non-fiction books available for check-out. There is also […]

Meet the Scholar of the Month!

Congratulations to Aynsley (’19)! She is the lucky winner of the Scholar of the Month contest.  As Scholar of the Month, Aynsley wins a private study room in the library for the month of October. Perks of the Scholar of the Month room include: • floor to ceiling dry erase wall • super-duper comfy chair […]

Coffee Chats with Career Advisors in Library Café

Coffee Chats with a Career Advisor  Mondays and Wednesdays 11:00-12:00 Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:00-3:00 Meet with a Career Advisor in the Library Café for resume reviews, interview tips, LinkedIn reviews and more!