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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 […]

Recently Activated Database Trials

The Furman University Libraries are offering a selection of database trials. To discover and access trial databases, visit the library’s guide for Electronic Resources Trials. The Princeton Index of Medieval Art The Index of Medieval Art online database includes images and descriptive data relating to works of art produced between early apostolic times and the sixteenth century. […]

Freedom of Information Day

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION DAY 2018: LIBERTY AND OPEN ACCESS TO ALL On March 16, we celebrate the anniversary of former President James Madison. But that day, we also celebrate the legacy he and the founders of this country left us – open government. It is only natural that libraries, which promote open access to information […]

Queen Victoria’s Journals

The History Department has chosen to spend a portion of their appropriation for library purchases for Fiscal Year 2018 on perpetual access to Queen Victoria’s Journals. These journals start when Queen Victoria was only 13 years old and continue to her death. This exciting resource is now available through our All Databases Page. Queen Victoria’s Journals […]

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 […]