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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.

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 […]

Furman Libraries Summer Internship

Have you ever wanted to experience behind-the-scenes in a library to explore a possible career? Are you looking for a productive way to spend your summer? This summer, the Furman Libraries will again offer a full-time internship for Furman undergraduates. Designed for students with an expressed interest in library and/or information science, this internship will […]

88 Keys: A Grand Obsession

Visit the Maxwell Music Library to see the latest display called “88 Keys: A Grand Obsession.”  Titles include: Piano: The Making of a Steinway Concert Grand – In this captivating narrative, James Barron of The New York Times tells the story of one Steinway piano, from raw lumber to finished instrument. Barron follows that brand-new piano-known […]

Overlooked No More

Since 1851, The New York Times has published thousands of obituaries, capturing the lives and legacies of people who have influenced the world in which we live. But many important figures were left out. These remarkable black men and women never received obituaries in The New York Times – until now. Their stories have been […]