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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 […]

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 […]

Database Trial: Race Relations in America

Database Trial: Race Relations in America Includes material supporting the study of racial segregation, discrimination, the Civil Rights Movement and racial theory in America during three pivotal decades of the 20th Century. Providing access to the records of the Race Relations Department of the United Church Board for Homeland Ministries (1943-1970), a highly influential think tank […]

Newly Activated Database Trials

The Furman University Libraries are offering a selection of database trials throughout Spring Semester. To discover and access trial databases, visit the library’s guide for Electronic Resources Trials. The most recently added trial is to Roper Center iPOLL and will be available through Monday, April 17, 2017. This trial provides access to iPOLL, a comprehensive, text-searchable database of over 650,000 polling […]

Newly Activated Database Trials

The Furman University Libraries are offering two new database trials. African American Newspapers, Series 2 and Afro-Americana Imprints, 1535-1922: From the Library Company of Philadelphia will be available until Wednesday, March 1, 2017.  African American Newspapers, Series 2: 1835-1956  African American Newspapers, Series 2, 1835-1956 complements and expands on African American Newspapers, Series 1 (available from […]

Database Trial: Literary Encyclopedia

Literary Encyclopedia  The Literary Encyclopedia is a constantly evolving and updating repository of authoritative reference work about literary and cultural history. All articles are solicited by invitation from specialist scholars in higher education institutions all over the world, refereed and approved by subject editors in our Editorial Board. This resource includes: In-depth coverage of English-language; Classical; […]

Database Trial: Newspapers.com

The Furman University Library is offering a trial to Newspapers.com Library Edition. Dating from the early 1700s into the early 2000s, Newspapers.com Library Edition contains full runs and portions of runs for thousands of historical newspapers. Newspapers range from well-known regional and state titles to small local newspapers in the U.S. and other countries. Includes 42 newspapers […]

Database Trial: U.S. Political Stats

The U.S. elections are almost upon us. With the race to The White House heating up and 469 seats in the U.S. Congress up for election this year, now, more than ever, people need to be able to collect, analyze and interpret data covering all three branches of the United States government. Furman University Library is […]

Newly Activated Database Trial

The Furman Libraries are offering a trial for Classical Scores Library. This trial will be available through Monday, August 29, 2016. To discover and access trial databases, visit Electronic Resources Trials. Classical Scores Library is a reliable and authoritative source for scores of the classical canon, as well as a resource for the discovery of […]