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Pop-up Study Tables and The Unplug & Recharge Zone

As we all know, during exams it’s on and poppin’ in the library and study space is at a premium.  This year we will provide additional study space with Pop-Up Study Tables on the lower level and entry level of the James B. Duke Library. The library is also providing an Unplug & Recharge Zone […]

JBD Spring Exam Hours

To help you get through final exams, the James B. Duke Library has extended its hours. Apr 24 Mon 8:00am – 2:00am Apr 25 Tue 8:00am – 2:00am Apr 26 Wed 8:00am – 2:00am Apr 27 Thu 8:00am – 2:00am Apr 28 Fri 8:00am – 8:00pm Apr 29 Sat 10:00 am – 8:00pm Apr 30 Sun 10:00 am – 2:00am May 1 Mon 8:00am – 2:00am May 2 Tue 8:00am – 2:00am May […]

Library book give-away!

The James B. Duke Library  is holding a book give-away featuring books on a wide variety of topics. There is also a large selection of music books and scores. The give-away is Tuesday, April 18 through Friday, April 21 in the Blackwell Atrium on the ground floor. First come, first-served. If you have any questions, […]

Easter Break Hours

April 13   Thursday   8:00 am – 5:00 pm April 14   Friday   CLOSED April 15   Saturday   CLOSED April 16   Sunday   CLOSED April 17   Monday   10:00 am – 1:00 am As Americans prepare for Easter with egg hunts, chocolate bunnies, and the ubiquitous marshmallow chicks, other countries […]

Library Cafe Naming Contest

Coming Soon The 24-Hour Study Room will be converted to a cafe over the summer of 2017, just in time for fall classes. Vendors will include Due South Coffee, Upcountry Provisions, and Greenfield’s Bagels and Deli. We need your help to pick a name! Submit your ideas here. The contributor of the winning name will […]

Furman Engaged! in the Library

Furman Engaged!  Tuesday, April 4, 2017 Internship posters will be on display in the atrium of the James B. Duke Library. All of the posters will be on display throughout the day (9 a.m.-3:50 p.m.). Specific times when students will present at their posters are listed below. Internship Poster Session #1    9-10:20 A.M. Brooklyn […]

The Bill Of Rights Turns 225

In December of 1771 the final version of 10 amendments to the Constitution of the United States was adopted. The Bill of Rights, as the first ten amendments are known, is our most important document for balancing the rights of individual citizens and the government. The Bill of Rights has endured through many tests during those 225 […]

Winner! Scholar of the Month!

Congratulations to Austin (’18)!  He is the lucky winner of the Scholar of the Month contest.  As Scholar of the Month, Austin wins a private, upgraded study room in the library for the month of April through the last day of exams (May 3rd). Perks of the Scholar of the Month room include: floor to ceiling dry […]

On Display: Object Lessons

“The Object Lessons series achieves something very close to magic: the books take ordinary—even banal—objects and animate them with a rich history of invention, political struggle, science, and popular mythology. Filled with fascinating details and conveyed in sharp, accessible prose, the books make the everyday world come to life. Be warned: once you’ve read a […]

American Musicological Society

Furman will be hosting the American Musicological Society-Southeast Chapter for their Spring Meeting on this Saturday, March 18. The meeting will be held in the Pitts Room of the James B. Duke Library, beginning at 9:15am with a welcome from Dean Peterson and concluding around 5pm after the final paper session. At 11am, Maureen Carr […]