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New Exhibit: “The Simple Ground of Justice”: Greenvillians in the Fight for Women’s Suffrage

On exhibit August 26 – December 1, 2020 James B. Duke Library, Second Floor Gallery In accordance with the centennial of the 19th Amendment, “The Simple Ground of Justice”: Greenvillians in the Fight for Women’s Suffrage will open on August 26 and be on display until December 2020. Curated by Dr. Courtney Tollison, Distinguished University […]

Libraries Honor Black History Month

February is Black History Month and to celebrate the Furman Libraries have several displays featuring black scientists, artists, and authors. Each library location has a unique display or exhibit so be sure to visit each one before they’re changed. Keep reading for a brief description of the displays at each location. Sanders Science Library The […]

Jewish Week Events

Jewish Week is here and the Jewish Student Association has a lot of great events planned. In partnership with them, your Furman Libraries are displaying a series of posters from the U.S. National Holocaust Memorial Museum. ⁠⁣ ⁠⁣ See below for a full list of JSA events for the week. ⁠⁣ Monday, January 27th – […]

Open Access Week

What is open access? Open access refers to scholarly journals, textbooks, and data that are not hidden behind a paywall blocking students and researchers from accessing them for academic and research purposes. The purpose of Open Access Week is to raise awareness of the importance of having free access to information and to encourage libraries, […]

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 […]

Picturing Nature

Art has long been incredibly important to the development of science. The current exhibit in the Sanders Science Library, “Picturing Nature: The History of Scientific Illustration,” highlights a sampling of the books in our collection that chronicle the history of anatomical sketches, botanical paintings, and biological drawings. The Art of Natural History: Illustrated Treatises and […]

Interactive Books on Display

Recent Acquisitions in Book Arts, Fine Printing, and Artists’ Books Special Collections and Archives have always been interested in the form of the book as a physical object and the ways in which authors, publishers, artists, and printers collaborate to create printed works, in large and small quantities. Artists’ books use the form of the […]

88 Keys: A Grand Obsession

Visit the Maxwell Music Library to see the latest display called “88 Keys: A Grand Obsession.”  Titles include: Piano: The Making of a Steinway Concert Grand – In this captivating narrative, James Barron of The New York Times tells the story of one Steinway piano, from raw lumber to finished instrument. Barron follows that brand-new piano-known […]

Overlooked No More

Since 1851, The New York Times has published thousands of obituaries, capturing the lives and legacies of people who have influenced the world in which we live. But many important figures were left out. These remarkable black men and women never received obituaries in The New York Times – until now. Their stories have been […]

She Loves Me

  The latest display in the Maxwell Music Library features the Furman University Lyric Theatre’s presentation of “She Loves Me.” Mark your calendars for this CLP on Thursday, Feb. 14, and Saturday, Feb. 16, at 8 p.m. in McAlister Auditorium An intimate and touching show, “She Loves Me” features music by Jerry Bock and Sheldon […]