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Database Trial: Life Magazine Archive

Life magazine features story-telling through documentary photographs and informative captions. Issues visually depict national and international events and topical stories, providing views of real people and their real life situations. Life Magazine Archive includes coverage from the first issue in November, 1936 through December, 2000.  Search options include limiting your results to publication date and document […]

Database Trial: Ethnic NewsWatch

Ethnic NewsWatch (ENW) is a collection of full-text newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic and minority press. This resource includes unique community publications not found in any other database, as well as top scholarly journals on ethnicities and ethnic studies. Ethnic NewsWatch comprehensively covers these ethnic categories: African American/Caribbean/African Arab/Middle Eastern Asian/Pacific Islander European/Eastern […]

Book Illustration Processes: 1498-2016

Illustrations have been important components of books from the start. Woodcut images appeared in the first printed books, and even preceded them in early blockbooks and prints made in Germany in the early- to mid-fifteenth century. Because books were printed using relief processes from the fifteenth through late twentieth centuries, many different types of relief […]

Furman University Scholar Exchange

Did you realize that the Furman University Scholar Exchange (FUSE) is fully integrated with Google Scholar? When users search Google Scholar, your research in FUSE appears high in their search results. This means your research is being downloaded and read more frequently. If you have research in FUSE, you can keep track of how often it’s viewed […]

Shubh Navratri!

Navratri: September 21– September 30, 2017 by Krissa Stewart, Library Intern, Summer 2017 Navratri is a nine day Hindu festival celebrated in the fall of each year. In the eastern and north eastern states of India, Navratri is synonymous with Durga Puja, when the warrior goddess Durga battled a buffalo demon to help restore dharma. […]

P.S. Remove the records!

When British troops began to advance toward the United States’ new capital of Washington in the summer of 1814, it was clear that government leaders had not prepared an adequate defense for the city and its government buildings. Upon seeing the British advancing toward Washington, Secretary of State James Monroe, dispatched a note to President […]

Happy National Hispanic Heritage Month

    From September 15th to October 15th, organizations around the U.S. will celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month by honoring the many contributions that Hispanic Americans have made to our society. Do you need to brush up on your Spanish or Portuguese? Mango Languages offers Spanish (Latin America), Spanish (Spain), and Portuguese courses. Mango Languages is an online […]

9/11: The World Speaks

In commemoration of the sixteenth anniversary of September 11th, the Furman University Libraries are highlighting the eBook, 9/11: The World Speaks. More than four million people from across the United States and around the world have come through the galleries of the 9/11 Tribute Museum, formerly known as the Tribute WTC Visitor Center. A project of […]

Is this article peer-reviewed?

“Refereed” (also called “peer-reviewed) means that the articles in the journal are evaluated by a group of experts in the field. These experts must approve the articles before they are allowed to be published. These publications have a much higher level of scholarship and are far more trustworthy than non-refereed journals or magazines. To help […]

Happy Eid al-Adha!

by Krissa Stewart, Library Intern Eid al-Adha is the second and holier of the two Muslim holidays celebrated worldwide every year. Eid al-Adha 2017 in the United States begins in the evening of Thursday, August 31 and ends in the evening of Friday, September 1. Called the Sacrifice Feast, Eid al-Adha honors Abraham’s willingness to […]