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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?” […]

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 […]

Is this article peer-reviewed?

“Refereed” (also called “peer-reviewed) means that the articles in the journal are evaluated by a group of experts in the field. These experts must approve the articles before they are allowed to be published. These publications have a much higher level of scholarship and are far more trustworthy than non-refereed journals or magazines. To help […]

New Databases!

The following three new resources can be found in the All Databases list: Detroit Free Press 1831‐1999 Alternative Name(s) & Keywords: ProQuest Historical Newspapers Searchable full image of every page of the Detroit Free Press, including all advertisements, from 1831 until 1999. NAACP Papers: Board of Directors, Annual Conferences, Major Speeches, and National Staff Files […]

Independent Voices

We now have access to Independent Voices through our All Databases page. Independent Voices is a digital collection of alternative press newspapers, magazines and journals. These periodicals were produced by feminists, dissident GIs, campus radicals, Native Americans, anti-war activists, Black Power advocates, Hispanics, LGBT activists, the extreme right-wing press and alternative literary magazines during the […]

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 http://libguides.furman.edu/go.php?c=21175486 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 libraryreference@furman.edu. Topics: Audio and Music Resources: Streaming and […]

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 […]

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 […]