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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 at the James B. Duke Library, and across from the Circulation Desk in the Sanders Science Library. New additions to the audiobook collection include the following titles:        […]

Hurricane Irma Impacts PASCAL Service

PASCAL Delivers Service Will Be Suspended Beginning Friday, September 8 at Noon Due to Hurricane Irma Due to the anticipated impact of Hurricane Irma on member libraries around the state, PASCAL Delivers requesting will be temporarily suspended at noon on Friday, September 8 and will remain suspended through Monday, September 11. Courier service for the […]

Le Mystère of Le Bol De Chine

Last week in the mail, someone returned a copy of Le bol de chine; ou, Divagations sur les beaux arts by Pierre Mille, shown in the pictures below. There was no return address and no note. All we know is that it went missing sometime between February of 1938, when we purchased it for $2.50 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Borrow an iPad!

Did you know the James B. Duke Library loans iPads and Kindles to current students, faculty, and staff?  The check-out period for electronic devices is 2 weeks, with a 2 week renewal if no one is on the waiting list.  You can check availability and place a hold on an electronic device by visiting the Circulation […]

What do I read next?

Summer is in full swing, so you may be wondering “what do I read next”? If so, the online library resource Books & Authors offers title recommendations, reading lists, and more. You can search Books & Authors by title, author, genre, keyword and series.  Users can also perform an “if you like…” search, awards search, and who, what, when, where […]