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Find It @ Furman Replaces Library Catalog

The Libraries have a new way to search print and electronic materials: Find It @ Furman. This new library management system will replace the Library Catalog, a system which is over 15 years old and has reached end-of-life. Find It @ Furman will allow for searching print and electronic resources, a more intuitive user experience, […]

Zoom Backgrounds for National Library Week

This week is National Library Week, and originally the American Library Association had picked “Find Your Place At the Library” as the theme. They had to make a quick pivot when most libraries across the world shut down for COVID-19, including the Furman Libraries. Now we are celebrating the theme as “Find the Library At […]

The Libraries are Here to Help!

The Furman Libraries are currently closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but we are still here to help you with your research needs! Check out our COVID-19 Remote Learning Guide to learn how we can help you. Read the most up-to-date information regarding Furman’s response to COVID-19.

Virtual Ways to Use the Library Resources–Human and Electronic

The Furman Libraries want to stay in touch with you and support your teaching and learning in the online environment that will be commencing soon. We have created a Guide that lists all the ways* you can get in touch with librarians and staff who can connect you with our resources and suggest ways of […]

New Director of Libraries

The Furman Libraries would like to introduce our new Director of Libraries Dr. Caroline Mills! If she looks familiar, that’s because Dr. Mills has worked in the Furman Libraries since 2008, first as the Access Services and Instruction Librarian, and then, starting in 2012, as the Assistant Director for Collection Services. Since the retirement of […]

Try our Audio Recording Studio

The Audio Recording Studio in the James B. Duke Library is open and available for reservation this summer! The Audio Recording Studio is a sound-insulated room located on the lower level of the library near the IT Service Center, and is equipped with a microphone and a laptop computer with Camtasia and Audacity installed. Faculty, […]

Furman Recitals Now Online

For the first time ever, Furman Music students and faculty can listen to their recitals and concerts online. The Furman Music Department Recitals and Concerts online collection replaces the recitals/concerts CDs that were available for check-out in the Music Library. The online collection is available on-campus, but it is only accessible off-campus with a current […]

Libraries Celebrate DinsDay

Furman Library benefactor, Charlie Peace, celebrates #DinsDay with his friends in the Furman Libraries.

Textbooks on Reserve

Textbooks are expensive for our students, and we want to help. This spring, we purchased select textbooks and put them on reserve in the Libraries for student use. According to current studies, the average student at a private university spends more than $1,200 per year for textbooks. From what we’ve heard from students, Furman is […]

Students Must Be Silent In The Libraries

April Fools!! You do not have to be silent to use the libraries at Furman, but we all study differently, so it’s helpful to know where the different areas are to fit your style best. James B. Duke Library “Front of the House” – The Rinker Research Commons when you first walk in, and the […]