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While Librarians are sleeping

While Librarians are sleeping (Or at least the library is closed) Did you know that for some research-related questions, you can get library help in the middle of the night? The library has a collection of answers to some of the most frequently asked research assistance questions, like “how can I find peer-reviewed journal articles?” […]

Special Collections Pop-Up Exhibit

Special Collections Pop-Up Exhibit, Just for Study Day! Stop by the Special Collections table in the Rinker Research Commons of James B. Duke Library to see some highlights from our collections, including: newly-acquired medieval manuscripts, a first edition of Thoreau’s Walden, historic campus photographs, 1960s Furman underground newspapers, and more! Today only, 12:00-2:00.  

Meet the Scholar of the Month!

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

Student Photo Contest with Prizes!

The Furman Libraries and Center for Inclusive Communities are sponsoring a Student Diversity Photograph Contest that provides prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners. Prizes include wireless headphones or PalaPoints! We are seeking digital photographs that represent what diversity and inclusion look like to students at Furman. Along with the photo, we are seeking […]

Artstor Additions

New Content in Artstor If you are curious at all about the new content that Artstor adds on a regular basis, be sure to check out the Artstor blog.  A quick review reveals amazing treasures: restoration projects of Mexican architectural landmarks Japanese and South Korean contemporary architecture new images from the Corning Museum of Glass […]

Ready! Set! Mango Languages!

It’s International Education Week.  Time to learn a new language with Mango Languages!  Mango Languages uses common, everyday conversations as the basis of each lesson, so you can start using and appreciating what you learn right away. Mango’s methodology includes all four key-language components (vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and culture) and integrates memory building and critical-thinking exercises to […]

Celebrating International Connections

Celebrating International Connections Refugee Library in Malawi Just in case you missed it, this August, the Furman Libraries donated 40 boxes containing 621 books to the library at the Dzaleka Refugee Camp in Malawi, Africa, increasing the size of library’s holdings by 13 percent. Read more about the project: https://news.furman.edu/2017/09/07/over-land-air-and-sea/ and learn more about the refugee camp: […]

CLICK HERE to win a private study room during exams!

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

Smithsonian Global Sound

Pick up a new beat, poem or speech Smithsonian Global Sound Celebrate International Education Week by checking out Smithsonian Global Sound (SGS). It’s the largest and most comprehensive streaming audio collection of world music.  It currently provides streaming access to over 3,000 albums and more than 40,000 individual tracks of music, spoken word, and natural […]

International Education Week 2017

2017 IEW CELEBRATION NOVEMBER 13-17, 2017 International Education Week, a nationally observed celebration presented by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, aims to highlight the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. Universities, colleges, K-12 schools, non profit organizations, and local governments are encouraged to participate by hosting events that […]