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Crunch Lit

Crunch Lit / Katy Shaw  –  The financial crisis of 2008 quickly gave rise to a growing body of fiction: “Crunch Lit”. These ‘recession writings’ take the financial crisis as their central narrative concern and explore its effects on consumer culture, gender roles and contemporary communities. Examining a range of texts including John Lanchester’s Capital, […]

Hurricane Matthew Suspends PASCAL Delivers

Due to Hurricane Matthew, PASCAL Delivers requesting has been temporarily suspended. If you’ve recently placed a request, please expect delays with deliveries. For any questions please contact Elaina Griffith at elaina.griffith@furman.edu, 864-294-2198. In the interim, we recommend using Interlibrary Loan to request books not owned by the Furman University Libraries. What is PASCAL Delivers? PASCAL […]

What is PASCAL Delivers?

If the book you need isn’t in our collection, don’t give up!  A service called PASCAL Delivers enables you to borrow books from other university libraries in South Carolina. This very short video will show you how to submit your requests: Books are delivered within 3 to 5 business days by the PASCAL Delivers courier.  You’ll […]

PASCAL Delivers Deadlines

The end of term is fast approaching, and schools across the state will not lend books over the break.  Friday, Dec. 12th is the last day that you may make a request through PASCAL Delivers.  Friday, Dec. 19th is the last day for book deliveries this year.  Deliveries will resume and requests may again be […]

Interlibrary Loan Deadlines

The end of the semester is approaching and you’re probably busy conducting research for your writing assignments.  If the Furman Libraries do not have the books or articles you need, you can always request them through PASCAL or Interlibrary Loan.  But keep in mind, in order to receive materials requested through Interlibrary Loan by the […]

PASCAL Maintenance and Upgrade

Due to scheduled maintenance, access to the PASCAL system will be unavailable on Sunday, January 19, 2014, starting at 8:00am.  This scheduled firewall upgrade process is expected to last between two and six hours.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

What is PASCAL Delivers?

If the book you need isn’t in our collection, don’t give up!  A service called PASCAL Delivers enables you to borrow books from other university libraries in South Carolina. This 58 second video will show you how to submit your requests: Books are delivered within 3 to 5 business days by the PASCAL Delivers courier.  You’ll […]

Interlibrary Loan Deadlines

Interlibrary Loan Deadlines 4/9/2013 – the last day to submit BOOK and other loan ILL requests 4/18/2013 – the last day to submit ARTICLE ILL requests 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 […]

Interlibrary Loan Deadlines

** Deadlines for ordering Interlibrary Loan items **     Classes end December 4th. 11/21/2012 – the last day to submit ILL requests for BOOKS. 11/30/2012 – the last day to submit ILL requests for ARTICLES. These deadlines apply only to those items needed before the end of Fall term.  Requests submitted after these deadlines will be […]

PASCAL Expands Service

Here’s something to get excited about… PASCAL Delivers is now available 5 days a week! What is PASCAL? The Partnership Among South Carolina Academic Libraries (PASCAL) is a consortium of academic libraries in South Carolina. What is PASCAL Delivers? “PASCAL Delivers” is a rapid book delivery service for the patrons of all PASCAL member institutions.  […]