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On Display: Matters of the Mind

Currently on display in the Sanders Science Library is a selection of interesting books about the human brain. This exhibit, called “Matters of the Mind,” includes the following titles: Hunger, thirst, sex, and sleep : how the brain controls our passions Can neuroscience change our minds? Welcome to your brain : why you lose your car […]

Up All Night in the Science Library!

Anytime is the right time to study in the Sanders Science Library during finals week. We’ll be open all night before exam days, so come on over when you need that perfect place to review for exams or finish up term papers. And, as always, the snack fairy arrives at midnight! Sanders Science Library Exam Week […]

Tame Wild Textbook Prices!

Did you know: Furman students spend an estimated $1,270 on textbooks each year (1) the cost of college textbooks has increased 88% in the last 10 years (2) there are free online open textbooks written by scholars in most academic disciplines there are Furman faculty who are using and creating open textbooks for their classes […]

Blasts from the Past

An interesting selection of books about volcanoes is currently on display in the Sanders Science Library. Titles include: The Year Without Summer: 1816 and the Volcano That Darkened the World and Changed History Island on Fire: The Extraordinary Story of a Forgotten Volcano That Changed the World Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded, August 27, […]

What on Earth?

A new display in the Sanders Science Library highlights climate change. Titles include: The hockey stick and the climate wars: dispatches from the front lines Global weirdness: severe storms, deadly heat waves, relentless drought, rising seas, and the weather of the future Climate change: examining the facts What we’re fighting for now is each other: […]

Up All Night in the Science Library!

Anytime is the right time to study in the Sanders Science Library during finals week. We’ll be open all night before exam days, so come on over when you need that perfect place to review for exams or finish up term papers. And, as always, the snack fairy arrives at midnight! Sanders Science Library Exam Week […]

Ladies in the Lab

A new display in the Sanders Science Library celebrates ladies in the laboratory.  Titles include: Lab Girl Rise of the rocket girls : the women who propelled us, from missiles to the moon to Mars Women Scientists: Reflections, Challenges, and Breaking Boundaries The Madame Curie Complex: The Hidden History of Women in Science African American […]

For the Love of the Cello

  A new display in the Maxwell Music Library celebrates the cello.  Titles include: Topless cellist : the improbable life of Charlotte Moorman The world of music according to Starker Rostropovich : the musical life of the great cellist, teacher, and legend Gregor Piatigorsky : the life and career of the virtuoso cellist Emanuel Feuermann (ebook) […]

Dogs in the Library

Dogs (and the Sanders Science Library) Are Your Best Friends A new display in the Sanders Science Library highlights several books, ebooks, and films from their collection about dogs. Titles include: A dog’s history of America : how our best friend explored, conquered, and settled a continent Origins of the domestic dog : the fossil […]

Clean & Sparkling Closure

The James B. Duke Library, including Special Collections will be closed on Thursday, June 2nd at 12 noon and reopen at 8am On Monday, June 6th for our annual carpet cleaning and preventive insect management. Maxwell Music Library and Sanders science Library will also be closed on Friday-Monday. During this time many of our resources […]