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Unwanted books? Donate here!

We have a donation box for Greenville Literacy for the next few months, right as you walk into the James B Duke Library. This is a great time of year to weed your bookshelves and donate to a good cause! The 2019 Really Good, Really Big, Really Cheap Booksale will take place August 9-11 at […]

50 Years Since Stonewall Riots

June 28, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots Written by Robyn Andrews In the early hours of June 28, 1969, New York City police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay club located in Greenwich Village in New York City. the raid sparked a riot among bar patrons and neighborhood residents as police […]

Try our Audio Recording Studio

The Audio Recording Studio in the James B. Duke Library is open and available for reservation this summer! The Audio Recording Studio is a sound-insulated room located on the lower level of the library near the IT Service Center, and is equipped with a microphone and a laptop computer with Camtasia and Audacity installed. Faculty, […]

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 […]

Scholarship Recipients Announced

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2019 Ethel Carlisle Southern Librarian Scholarship. The scholarship is given annually to a senior or a Furman graduate who has been accepted into, or is enrolled in, an American Library Association accredited graduate program. Learn more about the Scholarship. Raven Lynette Miller Raven was a Bachelor of Arts Urban […]

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 […]

Library Cafe Closed for Summer

The Library Cafe (TLC) in the Duke Library is closed from May 13 – August 19, 2019. For those craving a hot beverage and warm breakfast pastry or sandwich, the Barnes & Noble cafe in the Trone Student Center will remain open on summer hours. Barnes & Noble Cafe Summer Hours 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.