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Pleased to Share Our Biennial Report

We are pleased to share the Furman University Libraries’ biennial report which highlights accomplishments and activities during the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 school years. Click on the image below to be directed to an online version of the report. 

Blinding Me With Science Fraud

A new display in the Sanders Science Library entitled, “Blinding Me With Science Fraud,” examines the subject of research misconduct. Titles include: Plastic fantastic: how the biggest fraud in physics shook the scientific world The great betrayal: fraud in science Merchants of doubt: how a handful of scientists obscured the truth on issues from tobacco […]

Furman Interfaith Better Together Week Exhibit

The James B. Duke Library is the site of a Better Together Week exhibit sponsored by Furman Interfaith. What is Furman Interfaith? Furman Interfaith is a student group on campus that is made up of people from different religious backgrounds. Members discuss their faiths, learn about one another’s religion, and most importantly, get to know […]

The Photographic Essay

A selection of photo projects for ART 303: The Photographic Essay are on display in the James B. Duke Library. In this course, students propose and complete a semester-long project of their choosing. Their photographic essay visually identifies a subject — a person, group of people, place, social or environmental issue — and communicates the […]

Dr. Ruby Morgan – Gem of the Music Department

Dr. Ruby Norris Morgan pianist ⋅ educator ⋅ friend by Anne Katherine Stiekes ’18 Ruby Norris Morgan joined the Furman Music Faculty in 1968, while working on doctoral studies at Florida State University. She immediately began investing in the lives of students while continuing a performing career outside the University. Dr. Morgan has given countless performances for […]

Untranslatable Words

Visit the James B. Duke Library to view an exhibit of literary translations published by Open Letter, the University of Rochester’s nonprofit, literary translation press. Open Letter is one of only a handful of publishing houses dedicated to increasing access to world literature for English readers. Open Letter searches for works that are extraordinary and influential, […]

Dam Controversy on Display

A new display in the Sanders Science Library called “Dam Controversy” includes the following titles: Dam! : water, power, politics, and preservation in Hetch Hetchy and Yosemite National Park Damnation Dam politics : restoring America’s rivers Recovering a lost river : removing dams, rewilding salmon, revitalizing communities Public power, private dams : the Hells Canyon […]

From Page to Stage

A new display in the Maxwell Music Library called “From Page to Stage: Writing Great Lyrics” includes the following titles: The art of writing great lyrics The grammar of rock : art and artlessness in 20th century pop lyrics Electrify my soul : songwriters and the spiritual source Songwriting : strategies for musical self-expression and […]

Moody, Wild, Restless, and Wayward

“Moody, Wild, Restless, and Wayward”: Travelers and Travel Literature in Rare Books and Special Collections Exhibition Dates: January – May 2018 The above description of Americans comes from the British political and social theorist Harriet Martineau, who traveled throughout the United States in 1834. Scores of European observers came to America in the late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries, eager […]

On Display: Black History Month

Titles include: Selma : the bridge to the ballot Africans in America: America’s journey through slavery The Underground Railroad Spies of Mississippi Black sugar Roads to Memphis The untold story of Emmett Louis Till The Black Panthers : vanguard of the revolution February one 4 little girls Paul Robeson: speak of me as I am […]