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Queer Zine Viewing Party

The Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program and the Furman Libraries are hosting a Hands-On Queer Zine Viewing Party in Special Collections, 2nd floor, James B. Duke Library, on Wednesday afternoon, October 9th, from 4:00-5:30. Stop by to have a look at this major new acquisition of over 400 LGBTQ+ zines, comix, and small press […]

Libraries closing at noon 8/16 for retreat

All Furman University Libraries will be closing at noon on Friday, 8/16, to participate in a retreat.  James B. Duke Library will reopen on Saturday, 8/17, at 1:00pm.

Researchers Use Heller Collection

Andrew Baker (a Ph.D. candidate at Auburn University) and Jess Foster ’20 (a history major at Furman) are spending their summers in Furman’s Special Collections and Archives conducting research with the papers of Max Heller, former mayor of Greenville. Read more about their work in this article on the Furman news site. Researchers are always […]

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.