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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 […]

Need a quiet spot for an interview?

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. […]

Meet the Scholar of the Month!

Congratulations to Dipendra Parajuli (’19)! He is the lucky winner of the Scholar of the Month contest.  As Scholar of the Month, Dipendra wins a private study room in the library for the month of April through the last day of exams (May 8). Perks of the private study room: • floor-to-ceiling dry erase wall […]

Meet the Scholar of the Month

Congratulations to Miles Hauser ’19! He is the lucky winner of the Scholar of the Month contest.  As Scholar of the Month, Miles wins a private study room in the library for the month of March. Perks of the private study room: • floor-to-ceiling dry erase wall • large study table with 4 chairs • super-duper […]

Win a private study room!

The library has created a private, upgraded study room reserved for the “Scholar of the Month” and their friends.  Perks include: exclusive access to the upgraded study room for one month (think of it as your own office in the library for the month of March) comfy lounge chair large study table with 4 chairs bookcase to […]

Is your FU upside down?

The Chinese character 福, fu (pronounced “foo”), means ‘good fortune.’ A popular custom during Chinese New Year is to hang the character upside down as a play on words. The word for “upside down” is a homophone of “to arrive” in nearly all forms of Chinese. This pun means that good fortune is arriving! One of the […]

Meet the Scholar of the Month

Congratulations to Jackie White (’19)! She is the lucky winner of the Scholar of the Month contest.  As Scholar of the Month, Jackie wins a private study room in the library for the month of February. Perks of the private study room: • floor-to-ceiling dry erase wall • large study table with 4 chairs • super-duper […]

Joseph Vaughn Event: Jan. 29

FURMAN TO HONOR FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDENT WITH JOSEPH VAUGHN EVENT from Furman News, by Ron Wagner ’93, Senior Writer A black-and-white picture of Joseph Vaughn ’68 standing on the stairs in front of the James B. Duke Library, books in his left hand, eyes facing forward, is an iconic representation of desegregation at Furman. Vaughn became the […]

Win a private study room for a month!

The library has created a private, upgraded study room reserved for the “Scholar of the Month” and their friends.  Perks include: exclusive access to the upgraded study room for one month (think of it as your own office in the library for the month of February) comfy lounge chair large study table with 4 chairs bookcase to […]

Meet the Scholar of the Month

Congratulations to Nathaniel DeSantis (’19)! He is the lucky winner of the Scholar of the Month contest.  As Scholar of the Month, Nathaniel wins a private study room in the library for the month of January. Perks of the private study room: • floor-to-ceiling dry erase wall • large study table with 4 chairs • super-duper […]