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Achievements of a Heroic American Lady

The Furman University Libraries are providing a trial to HeinOnline until August 11, 2017. HeinOnline is a fully searchable, image-based government document and legal research database. It contains comprehensive coverage from inception of both U.S. statutory materials and more than 2,300 scholarly journals, all of the world’s constitutions, all U.S. treaties, collections of classic treatises and presidential […]

Database Trial: Race Relations in America

Database Trial: Race Relations in America Includes material supporting the study of racial segregation, discrimination, the Civil Rights Movement and racial theory in America during three pivotal decades of the 20th Century. Providing access to the records of the Race Relations Department of the United Church Board for Homeland Ministries (1943-1970), a highly influential think tank […]

Dr. Desmond’s Book

Evicted: Poverty & Profit in the American City The Furman Sociology Department sponsored a lecture by Matthew Desmond (PhD, Harvard) on April 19. Dr. Desmond discussed his book Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City. Desmond’s research addresses the significant challenges faced by low income families in urban areas simply trying to find a […]

Films on Demand

You know that the Libraries gives our campus access to streaming documentaries and films, right? You know that you can watch them in class or on your computer, your iPad, or your phone, right? You know that you can embed clips of them into Power Points or into Moodle, right? You know that you can […]

Artstor Celebrates Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month, and Artstor Digital Library is celebrating women who shaped the political and social landscape of America by highlighting The Schlesinger History of Women in America, an expansive photographic collection from the archives of the Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library at Harvard University. Documenting American women’s experiences from the 1840s through […]

Newly Activated Database Trials

The Furman University Libraries are offering a selection of database trials throughout Spring Semester. To discover and access trial databases, visit the library’s guide for Electronic Resources Trials. The most recently added trial is to Roper Center iPOLL and will be available through Monday, April 17, 2017. This trial provides access to iPOLL, a comprehensive, text-searchable database of over 650,000 polling […]

March Database Madness

  VS.   The first match-up in our March Database Madness is Factiva vs. LexisNexis, two sources for news and business information. Let’s take a look at Factiva: – Owned by the Dow Jones Corporation, Factiva provides access to thousands of premium news and information sources – 600 continuously updated newswires – Information and stock quotes […]

Authors Visit for Black History Month

Furman University Presents Black History Month 2017 Attend one of the many CLPs offered throughout the month of February to celebrate Black History Month and then visit the James B. Duke Library to check out books authored by the various speakers. Feb. 7, Message in the Music: The Role of Hip Hop Music in Social […]

Newly Activated Database Trials

The Furman University Libraries are offering two new database trials. African American Newspapers, Series 2 and Afro-Americana Imprints, 1535-1922: From the Library Company of Philadelphia will be available until Wednesday, March 1, 2017.  African American Newspapers, Series 2: 1835-1956  African American Newspapers, Series 2, 1835-1956 complements and expands on African American Newspapers, Series 1 (available from […]

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 […]