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Consumptive Chic

CONSUMPTIVE CHIC: A HISTORY OF BEAUTY, FASHION, AND DISEASE Dr. Carolyn A. Day Long before “heroin chic” made headlines, the emaciated figure and feverish flush associated with tuberculosis victims were admired as beautiful. As the disease spread throughout Europe in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, it became commonplace to regard tuberculosis as a positive affliction, one to be emulated in beauty […]

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Got a question and a cell phone? Text your librarian at (864) 214-7172.

What is Scan and Deliver?

What is Scan and Deliver?  Scan and Deliver is an article and book chapter delivery service.  When you need an article from a journal or a chapter from a book which is owned by the library only in print or microformat, we will scan the article/book chapter and deliver it to you electronically through your […]

Newly Added Audiobooks

The Furman University Libraries have a growing collection of popular fiction and non-fiction titles on CD. This collection is located to the left of the Circulation Desk in the James B. Duke Library. New additions to the audiobook collection include the following titles: The Hazel Wood : a novel There your heart lies : a […]

Don’t Blink

DON’T BLINK Matt Olson, co-founder and leader of the Unhinged Sextet and professor of music at Furman Unhinged Sextet, a jazz ensemble comprised of six leading jazz educators from across the United States, is dedicated to recording the original compositions of its members. They released their second recording, “Don’t Blink,” in August 2017, on OA2 Records, a Seattle record label. Like their first recording, “Clarity,” “Don’t […]

The World is on Fire

THE WORLD IS ON FIRE Dr. Joni Tevis Joni Tevis’ The World is on Fire: Scrap, Treasure, and Songs of Apocalypse is a nonfiction book about living in a haunted world. Its essays draw on material gathered from her trips to San Jose, California, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, the Cave of the […]

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. 

Meet Our Summer Intern

Gabriel Fresa (’18) is a Religion major and Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies Minor who will be working as the Furman Libraries intern for summer 2018. He has worked as an ILL assistant since 2016 and is eager to learn more about the community aspect inherent in the library work environment as well as electronic […]

New Books on Display

A selection of new books is currently on display in the James B. Duke Library. Titles include: How to stop time The end of Eddy Checked The last equation of Isaac Severy : a novel in clues The secret books Good guys Girls burn brighter Men and apparitions : a novel Gun love : a […]

Library Hours During MayX

Library hours during MayX are as follows: Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday May 9 May 10 May 11 May 12 May 13 May 14 May 15 May 16 May 17 May 18 May 19 May 20 May 21 […]