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Homecoming Tent and Open House

Are you planning to attend Homecoming? If so, visit the Furman University Libraries’ tent on the Furman Mall. We would love to see alumni, and especially library student assistant alums, on Saturday, October 20th from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Furman’s Special Collections and Archives is celebrating Homecoming with several events throughout the weekend. “Behind the […]

Sturm und Drang in the Library

Sturm und Drang on Display in the Maxwell Music Library Sturm und Drang noun /shtoormˈ oont dräŋˈ/ (translated as “storm and stress”) Definition of Sturm und Drang 1 : a late 18th-century movement in German literature and music aimed at shocking the audience or imbuing them with extremes of emotion 2 : turmoil The Classical […]

Hurricane Florence

Cheers went up in the library as students received the official University email alerting them that classes would be canceled on Thursday and Friday! While day and evening classes are canceled, the James B. Duke Library will remain open and operate under normal hours. However, the Sanders Science Library and Maxwell Music Library will be […]

Print from your laptop!

You can send an email from your laptop or mobile device with an Office or PDF attachment to stuprint@furman.edu. You will receive a confirmation email with a link to release the print job. Once you click the link, go to a designated printer, swipe your ID card, and print your document. Print jobs will be […]

Help Shape Your University Library: Join LSAG

The Library Student Advisory Group (LSAG) is a group of students who: give the Library feedback when we need a student perspective; serve as a focus group for discussion of library issues; bring student needs and concerns to the Library’s attention and participate in discussions on how to respond to these needs (advocating for students); help bring Library […]

Who is Mr. Maxwell?

WHO IS MR. MAXWELL? The Robert J. Maxwell Media Center and Library is named for Mr. Robert J. Maxwell, Jr., a local philanthropist. Mr. Maxwell believed that “God had blessed him with wealth, and his burden was to use it wisely,”* and so during his life and through his estate, he gave generously to those […]

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 […]

Dr. Ruby Morgan – Gem of the Music Department

Dr. Ruby Norris Morgan pianist ⋅ educator ⋅ friend by Anne Katherine Stiekes ’18 Ruby Norris Morgan joined the Furman Music Faculty in 1968, while working on doctoral studies at Florida State University. She immediately began investing in the lives of students while continuing a performing career outside the University. Dr. Morgan has given countless performances for […]

From Page to Stage

A new display in the Maxwell Music Library called “From Page to Stage: Writing Great Lyrics” includes the following titles: The art of writing great lyrics The grammar of rock : art and artlessness in 20th century pop lyrics Electrify my soul : songwriters and the spiritual source Songwriting : strategies for musical self-expression and […]