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The Year of Intelligence

The first full year of the Gerald R. Ford administration is known as “The Year of Intelligence,” denoting a season of inquiry into America’s spy agencies set off by a wave of media revelations of official abuses and wrongdoing that predate the current era of media and congressional investigations by decades. Within the Central Intelligence […]

New Databases!

The following three new resources can be found in the All Databases list: Detroit Free Press 1831‐1999 Alternative Name(s) & Keywords: ProQuest Historical Newspapers Searchable full image of every page of the Detroit Free Press, including all advertisements, from 1831 until 1999. NAACP Papers: Board of Directors, Annual Conferences, Major Speeches, and National Staff Files […]

Independent Voices

We now have access to Independent Voices through our All Databases page. Independent Voices is a digital collection of alternative press newspapers, magazines and journals. These periodicals were produced by feminists, dissident GIs, campus radicals, Native Americans, anti-war activists, Black Power advocates, Hispanics, LGBT activists, the extreme right-wing press and alternative literary magazines during the […]

Save Your Receipts

According to the latest issue of the CCH State Tax Review, recently enacted South Carolina legislation creates new tax credits for motorists.   Beginning with the 2018 tax year, a new refundable income tax credit is allowed for preventative maintenance on a private passenger motor vehicle or motorcycle registered in South Carolina. The amount of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Access Databases from Off-Campus

To access databases, e-journals, and eBooks from off-campus, be sure to go through the library website in order to be recognized as a Furman user. After selecting a database or other electronic resource, you will be prompted to login using your Furman network username and password. Off-campus access to electronic library resources is limited to current […]

Learn a new language with Mango Languages!

It’s International Education Week.  Time to learn a new language with Mango Languages!  Mango Languages uses common, everyday conversations as the basis of each lesson, so users will be able to start using and appreciating what they learn right away. Its comprehensive methodology includes all four key-language components (vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and culture) and integrates […]

What do I read next?

Summer is in full swing, so you may be wondering “what do I read next”? If so, the online library resource Books & Authors offers title recommendations, reading lists, and more. You can search Books & Authors by title, author, genre, keyword and series.  Users can also perform an “if you like…” search, awards search, and who, what, when, where […]