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EBL Ebook Upgrades

The ebook vendor EBL is merging with ProQuest and they are working on merging their platforms. EBL has many great features such as the bookshelf, personal collections and notes available for export. ProQuest is keeping all of these great features. In order to take full advantage of all of these tools for our users, we […]

Work Smart Workshop

When: Tuesday, September 23 @ 2:30 pm – 3:20 pm Wednesday, September 24 @ 11:30 am – 12:20 pm Friday, September 26 @ 3:30 pm – 4:20 pm Location: James B. Duke Library 041   No RSVP Required The library offers over half a million eBooks and hundreds of thousands of full-text eJournals. Discuss smart methods […]

Road Trip!

Hey there, Paladins!  Summer is finally here.  Which means there’s only one thing on our minds – ROAD TRIP!  Whether you’re staying in South Carolina or packing up for an exotic adventure, the Furman Libraries have all the resources you need to make this summer the best yet. Beautiful Places: the Timeless Beauty of South […]

Summer Working Lunch: July 1

  CTL, ITS, the Writing & Media Lab, and the Library present Summer Working Lunches!   you bring:  your lunch and your work we provide:  Moodle 2.6 training, assistance with assignments and research, the sharing of ideas with your fellow faculty members, and beverages Tuesdays, 11 AM – 1 PM in the James B. Duke […]

Books You’re “Shore” to Love

Suggested reading for your beach trip! Fathoming the Ocean: The Discovery and Exploration of the Deep Sea  

Take a hike!

Outdoor activities abound in the South Carolina Upcountry and there are a good variety of trails for hikers of all levels.  From waterfalls to amazing mountain views, each trail offers hikers an incredible experience.  The library has recently added an ebook to its collection which brings together those hiking trails in the Upcountry that offer […]

Room 306 of the Lorraine Motel

Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. Esparza, Jesse J. “King, Martin Luther, Jr., Assassination of. “Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century. : Oxford University Press, 2009. Born 15 January 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia, Martin Luther King Jr. epitomized the efforts of African Americans […]

A Very Short Introduction

The Very Short Introductions series published by the Oxford University Press offers concise introductions to a wide range of subjects.  Each volume provides discussions of the central issues in a given topic.  Every Very Short Introduction gives a readable evolution of the subject in question, demonstrating how it was developed and influenced society.  Visit the […]

E-Books–Work Smart!!

Academic E-Book Work Smart Workshop Date: Thursday, January 24, 2013 Time: 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Location: James B. Duke Library 043 Overwhelmed by the world of academic eBooks? Let us show you the basics of tracking down an eBook through the Furman Libraries, and the possibilities for what you will encounter. Bring your laptop, […]

Ebooks at Furman

Did Santa bring you an iPad this year?  If so, you should take advantage of the thousands of ebooks in the library’s collection.  Visit the ebooks@Furman guide to view a short video which gives step-by-step instructions for finding ebooks in the library catalog.  Keep in mind, the look and functionality of ebook titles will vary by provider.   See […]