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Putting Streaming Video (FoD) in Moodle

30,000+ documentary films 280,000+ video segments from these films that can stand alone All now available to be integrated into your Moodle courses. Let us know if you have any questions or problems. New to Films on Demand? Check it out.

Irritating the President

August 5, 1789 The Senate spent most of its first year setting precedents. During the month of August 1789, it established two precedents that particularly irritated President George Washington. On August 5, for the first time, the Senate refused to confirm a presidential appointee. Ignoring the budding concept of “senatorial courtesy,” President George Washington had […]

Southern Civil Rights and Library History

On June 24, the governing Council of American Library Association (ALA) passed a historic resolution that “apologizes to African Americans for wrongs committed against them in segregated public libraries” and commends those “who risked their lives to integrate public libraries for their bravery and courage in challenging segregation in public libraries and in forcing public libraries […]

A Missionary in Burma

J. Martin England was born in the mill town of Seneca, South Carolina in 1901. He received degrees from Furman University in 1924, and from Crozer Theological Seminary, Pennsylvania. England received an Honorary Doctorate in Divinity from Furman University in 1986. From 1933 until 1939 and again from 1945 to 1950, England and his wife […]

Time to learn a new language!

Time to learn a new language with Mango Languages!  Mango Languages uses common, everyday conversations as the basis of each lesson, so you can start using and appreciating what you learn right away. Mango’s methodology includes all four key-language components (vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and culture) and integrates memory building and critical-thinking exercises to help you remember and […]

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 […]

Can you identify this bird?

A strange bird has been spotted on Furman’s lake. Some believe it to be a brown booby blown off its migration pattern by a storm. What do you think? The Furman University Libraries have a subscription to Birds of North America Online. BNA Online provides comprehensive life histories for each of the 716+ species of birds […]

Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center

Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center  This comprehensive resource for career exploration and planning allows users to quickly find the valuable career information they need, whether it’s industry and professions articles, school planning resources, or skills and career advice. This online resource can be accessed from the All Databases link on the library’s homepage. Highlights: Industries and […]

ILL and PASCAL Deadlines

Classes end April 24th! 4/17/18 – the last day to submit Interlibrary Loan requests for books, audiobooks, DVDs, and music scores 4/23/18 – the last day to submit Interlibrary Loan requests for articles These deadlines apply only to those items needed before the end of Spring term. Requests submitted after these deadlines will be addressed […]