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Libraries Closed June 6-9

The Libraries will be closed from noon on June 6th through the end of the day on June 9th for our annual “Bugs & Rugs”, closure. During this time, our buildings undergo routine fumigation and steam carpet cleaning. You can still access the Libraries databases and other online resources during the closure including this lovely […]

Furman Recitals Now Online

For the first time ever, Furman Music students and faculty can listen to their recitals and concerts online. The Furman Music Department Recitals and Concerts online collection replaces the recitals/concerts CDs that were available for check-out in the Music Library. The online collection is available on-campus, but it is only accessible off-campus with a current […]

Libraries Closed Memorial Day Weekend

All three Furman Libraries will be closed Saturday, May 25 through Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day weekend.  

Interim and MayX Hours

Our Spring interim and MayX hours are as follows: Music Library Hours Please check hours on Music Library website. Science Library Hours Please check hours on Science Library website. Duke Library Hours Hours are summarized below. For complete information check hours on Duke Library website. May 8 – 14 Mon – Fri: 9am – 5pm […]

New Books from our Librarians

Two of Furman’s librarians have recently co-edited new books. Recipes for Mindfulness in Your Library: Supporting Resilience and Community Engagement Co-edited by Jenny Colvin, Assistant Director for Outreach Services, and published by the American Library Association. The book explores a wide range of approaches that demonstrate how librarians have integrated mindfulness into their daily work […]

The Origins of May Day

Did you ever wonder about the origins of May Day? The National Museum of American History offers a fascinating look into the origin of the holiday in this 2 part blog article: May Day: America’s traditional, radical, complicated holiday, Part 1 May Day: America’s traditional, radical, complicated holiday, Part 2 At one point, they note […]

Libraries Celebrate DinsDay

Furman Library benefactor, Charlie Peace, celebrates #DinsDay with his friends in the Furman Libraries.

How to Behave

A group of courtesy books and etiquette manuals to add to our growing collection in Special Collections and Archives. Hints on Etiquette (1924) The Correct Thing in Good Society (1902) The Ladies’ Hand-book of Etiquette and Manual of Politeness A Manual of Etiquette for Gentlemen: Or, True Principles of Politeness (1859) The Etiquette of Love, […]

Calling all bibliophiles!

Our Special Collections Librarian and University Archivist, Dr. Jeff Makala, ¬†will host a show and tell highlighting recent acquisitions. 60s & 70s counterculture materials feminist comix contemporary queer zines 17th century emblem book 18th century French book printed entirely in red ink Dr. Makala will also answer questions about how and why he acquires materials […]

Easter Break Hours

Easter Break Hours for the James B. Duke Library April 18 Thursday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm April 19 Friday CLOSED April 20 Saturday CLOSED April 21 Sunday CLOSED April 22 Monday 10:00 am – 1:00 am   Should Easter Break be longer? Students were asked this question for the April 12, 1985 issue of […]