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 life.
In Dogs We Trust: An Anthology of American Dog Literature
Co-edited by Jeff Makala, Special Collections Librarian and University Archivist, and published by the University of South Carolina Press. The book celebrates canines through stories, anecdotes, and poetry from the 19th to the early 20th century
Classes end April 30th!
4/22/19 – the last day to submit Interlibrary Loan requests for books, audiobooks, DVDs, and music scores
4/30/19 – the last day to submit Interlibrary Loan requests for articles
These deadlines apply only to those items needed before the end of Spring term. Requests submitted after these deadlines will be addressed on a case by case basis.
The book deadline applies only to books ordered through Interlibrary Loan. Books may be ordered via PASCAL Delivers until the end of the term.
If you are in a pinch, PASCAL Delivers, PASCAL Visiting Patron or PASCAL PickUp Anywhere could be helpful. Please see our PASCAL page for more information.
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 for Special Collections.
When: Wednesday, April 17 at 3:30
Where: Pitts Room on the 2nd floor of the James B. Duke Library
The James B. Duke Library now has an audio recording studio co-sponsored by Furman Libraries and Information Technology Services. The Audio Recording Studio is a sound-insulated room located on the lower level of the library near the IT Service Center.
The room is equipped with a microphone and a laptop computer with Camtasia and Audacity installed.
Students, faculty, and staff may reserve the studio for up to 4 hours per week with reservations made no more than two weeks in advance.