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Rock Your Final Exams!

The Furman Library Rocks We know things get stressful during exams. Take a moment to de-stress in the library by decorating a rock. Keep your work of art, give it to a friend, or hide it on campus for an unsuspecting person to find. We hope you rock your finals!

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 […]

Meet the Scholar of the Month

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

Tame the Paper Writing Dragon

Tame the Paper Writing Dragon Dedicated time to work on your projects with experts standing by to help! And snacks! Research Assistance Librarians and Writing and Media Lab Consultants on hand to confer with. Did we mention snacks? Two Sessions on Thursday, December 6th: 3-5 pm in WGSS/LGBTQ resource room (Furman Hall 138) 5-7 pm […]

Meet the Scholar of the Month

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

Genealogy Research Workshop: From “Traces of the Trade” to Traces of the Family

On November 1, Sharon Morgan, an expert on African American genealogy, will be working with librarians, staff, students, and university family members to share her knowledge of tracing African American family lineage. Sharon writes that “because so much about African American families was not recorded in public documents, offline resources may be the only way […]

Spin the Wheel of Rumi

Celebrate Islam Awareness Week and “Spin the Wheel of Rumi!” The number you land on determines which Rumi quote is meant for you. Several English translations of Rumi’s poems and books about Rumi are included in the display: The Masnavi: Book One The Masnavi: Book Two Rumi A Moth to the Flame: The Life of […]

Islam Awareness Week

A meet-and-greet at the library, lectures, and panel discussions are all planned during Islam Awareness Week. The first event is an opportunity to meet your Muslim classmates while enjoying donuts and coffee on the front porch of the Library. October 22 ⋅ 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. “Muslim Life on American College Campuses” will be the […]

Win a private 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 with […]

Homecoming Tent and Open House

Are you planning to attend Homecoming? If so, visit the Furman University Libraries’ tent on the Furman Mall. We would love to see alumni, and especially library student assistant alums, on Saturday, October 20th from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Furman’s Special Collections and Archives is celebrating Homecoming with several events throughout the weekend. “Behind the […]