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Crunch Lit

Crunch Lit / Katy Shaw  –  The financial crisis of 2008 quickly gave rise to a growing body of fiction: “Crunch Lit”. These ‘recession writings’ take the financial crisis as their central narrative concern and explore its effects on consumer culture, gender roles and contemporary communities. Examining a range of texts including John Lanchester’s Capital, […]

Migrate “Legacy” RefWorks Entries

Migrating Your “Legacy” Refworks Entries into New RefWorks 1. Even though you had an account for the old RefWorks, you need to create a new one for the new RefWorks. Navigate to and click the CREATE ACCOUNT button under the login line. Use your Furman email address so it knows you’re authorized to have […]

Workshops & Training

Work smarter, not harder. On-demand workshops from the libraries can be requested as individual training sessions, group sessions (departmental retreats or committee meetings), or as sessions for classes you are teaching. We can also meet with students one-on-one. You may contact your library liaison or send an email to Topics: Audio and Music Resources: Streaming and […]

Heard any good books lately?

As you prepare to hit the road for winter break, don’t forget to check out the Library’s great selection of audiobooks.  Nothing helps pass the time like listening to a good audiobook.  We have hundreds of books on CD that might be of interest to you. The Library’s collection of audiobooks includes biographies, classics, best-selling […]

JBD Extended Hours During Exams

To help you get through Finals Week, the James B. Duke Library has extended its hours. Dec 4 Sun 10:00am – 2:00am Dec 5 Mon 8:00am – 2:00am Dec 6 Tue 8:00am – 2:00am Dec 7 Wed 8:00am – 2:00am Dec 8 Thu 8:00am – 2:00am Dec 9 Fri 8:00 am – 8:00pm Dec 10 Sat 10:00 am – 8:00pm Dec 11 Sun […]

Appalachian Trail CLP-Library Resources

CLP: Lessons Learned from the Nature of the Appalachian Trail WHEN: Monday, November 28, 2016, 7 – 8:30pm WHERE: Johns Hall, Room 101 A National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, Jennifer Pharr Davis has logged over 13,000 miles of long distance trails on six continents, including thru-hikes of the Pacific Crest Trail, Colorado Trail, Vermont’s […]

Downtime Notification: Get It Now

Due to upgrades, Get It Now will be briefly unavailable from Saturday, October 22 at 12:00 PM through Sunday, October 23 at 11:59 PM The Get It Now service apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause and they have assured us that they will do their very best to complete the upgrades faster than anticipated. What is […]

Database Trial: U.S. Political Stats

The U.S. elections are almost upon us. With the race to The White House heating up and 469 seats in the U.S. Congress up for election this year, now, more than ever, people need to be able to collect, analyze and interpret data covering all three branches of the United States government. Furman University Library is […]

Hurricane Matthew Suspends PASCAL Delivers

Due to Hurricane Matthew, PASCAL Delivers requesting has been temporarily suspended. If you’ve recently placed a request, please expect delays with deliveries. For any questions please contact Elaina Griffith at, 864-294-2198. In the interim, we recommend using Interlibrary Loan to request books not owned by the Furman University Libraries. What is PASCAL Delivers? PASCAL […]

What is PASCAL Delivers?

If the book you need isn’t in our collection, don’t give up!  A service called PASCAL Delivers enables you to borrow books from other university libraries in South Carolina. This very short video will show you how to submit your requests: Books are delivered within 3 to 5 business days by the PASCAL Delivers courier.  You’ll […]