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Oxford Research Encyclopedias

The Furman University Libraries are offering a trial for seven Oxford Research Encyclopedias through Wednesday, March 7, 2018.  To discover and access trial databases, visit the library’s guide for Electronic Resources Trials. The Oxford Research Encyclopedias (OREs) offer long-form overview articles written, peer-reviewed, and edited by leading scholars. The OREs cover both foundational and cutting-edge topics in […]

Recently Activated Database Trials

The Furman University Libraries are offering a selection of database trials through February 28. To discover and access trial databases, visit the library’s guide for Electronic Resources Trials. ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Los Angeles Sentinel ProQuest Historical Newspapers: St. Louis Post Dispatch These historical newspapers provide genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage […]

Dr. Johnny Hill’s Publications

The Student Diversity Council (SDC), Mere Christianity Forum (MCF), and the Furman NAACP would like to invite you to an upcoming CLP. Furman will be hosting Dean Johnny Hill. He will address current events of injustice facing our world today including significant moments charged with racial and religious complexity like the riots in Charlottesville, VA and the assassination of 9 […]

Newly Activated Database Trials

AP: The Middle East Bureaus Collection With stories stemming from Jerusalem, Ankara, Beirut, and their surrounding areas, these records include news stories in the form of typescript carbons or wire copy. Among the most covered topics are military operations, civil and global wars, diplomacy, refugees, cultural clashes, and terrorism, providing dynamic, real-time insights from the […]

MLK Holiday Schedule

In observance of the national holiday in Dr. King’s honor, the James B. Duke Library will be operating on an adjusted schedule. January 14       Sunday       10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. January 15       Monday       10:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m. A selection of books by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the […]

Reflect Upon Your Vocational Choices

The mission of Furman University’s Cothran Center for Vocational Reflection is to provide resources for students, alumni, faculty, and staff to reflect upon their vocational choices through three essential questions: Who am I—most authentically? What do I believe—most deeply? What does the world need—​from me? As Kate Hofler Dabbs wrote in the Furman News on August […]

Newly Activated Database Trials

The Furman University Libraries are offering a selection of database trials through February 9. To discover and access trial databases, visit the library’s guide for Electronic Resources Trials. Reports of U.S. Presidential Commissions and Other Advisory Bodies is a listing of publications created by presidential advisory bodies, and will be useful to researchers interested in U.S. history, political […]

New Content in Artstor

New Content in Artstor If you are curious at all about the new content that Artstor adds on a regular basis, be sure to check out the Artstor blog.  A quick review reveals amazing treasures: restoration projects of Mexican architectural landmarks Japanese and South Korean contemporary architecture new images from the Corning Museum of Glass […]

While Librarians are sleeping

While Librarians are sleeping (Or at least the library is closed) Did you know that for some research-related questions, you can get library help in the middle of the night? The library has a collection of answers to some of the most frequently asked research assistance questions, like “how can I find peer-reviewed journal articles?” […]

Special Collections Pop-Up Exhibit

Special Collections Pop-Up Exhibit, Just for Study Day! Stop by the Special Collections table in the Rinker Research Commons of James B. Duke Library to see some highlights from our collections, including: newly-acquired medieval manuscripts, a first edition of Thoreau’s Walden, historic campus photographs, 1960s Furman underground newspapers, and more! Today only, 12:00-2:00.