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Borderland

Six Americans have volunteered to take part in a border experience they will never forget. They have little in common except for their strong opinions about illegal undocumented immigrants. Over the next four weeks, the six will embark on an arduous and often heart-breaking journey to Guatemala, El Salvador, and Chiapas, southern Mexico, but only […]

New Database: Ethnic NewsWatch

Ethnic NewsWatch is a collection of full-text newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic and minority press, providing researchers access to essential, often overlooked perspectives. The database includes the module Ethnic NewsWatch: A History, which provides historical coverage of Native American, African American, and Hispanic American periodicals from 1959-1989. This hard-to-find content provides primary source […]

We Got You!

As you all head home for the holiday break, we wanted to make you aware of some electronic resources you might not know. Don’t let the word “database” scare you off! MUSIC? We got you – Naxos Music Library – it’s one of the world’s largest music databases. Classical, Traditional and Contemporary Jazz, Gospel, even Pop & […]

Art & Architecture Database Trial

Database Trial: Art and Architecture Source available through Saturday, December 15, 2018 Art & Architecture Source is a full-text art research database covering fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as architecture and architectural design. With strong international coverage, it offers hundreds of full-text art journals, magazines and books, plus detailed indexing and abstracts and thousands […]

SC Voter Registration Deadline Extended

The South Carolina voter registration deadline is extended 10 days in the wake of massive flooding from Hurricane Florence.  According to an article in The Post and Courier, South Carolina voters in all 46 counties have until October 17 to register in person, online or by mail. Pick up a SC voter registration form at the […]

US Navy Vessel Captured by North Korea

Over the last few months, tensions between the United States and North Korea have been high. Fifty years ago, the two countries faced a crisis that found nearly half of the US public expecting war. On January 23, 1968, the US Navy intelligence-gathering vessel Pueblo was fired upon and captured by North Korea, which claimed it had […]

New Network for Residence Halls

Furman University has a new residential network which no longer restricts the type of devices you can connect at Furman.  Through a partnership with MyResNet you may now connect wireless printers, Sonos systems, Echo systems, and many more while in your residence. As we transition to this new network, it is possible you may temporarily […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]