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I Love You for Yourself: CLP

CLP: Princeton’s Alexander Nehamas on Love and Friendship Wednesday, January 24, 2018, 5 – 6:30pm Johns Hall 101 This lecture, entitled “Metaphors in Life: ‘I Love You for Yourself,’” will be part of the Tocqueville Program’s lecture series on “Love, Friendship, and Politics.” In it, one of the nation’s most distinguished philosophers will examine what […]

CLICK HERE to 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 February!) floor-to-ceiling dry erase wall comfy lounge chair large study table […]

Student Diversity Photo Contest Winners

In October 2017, the Furman Libraries and Center for Inclusive Communities launched the Furman Student Diversity Photography Contest. They sought digital photographs that represented what diversity and inclusion looked like to Furman students. In addition to the photographs, students were asked to submit a brief description that told the story of the photograph. Staff and […]

MLK Holiday Schedule

In observance of the national holiday in Dr. King’s honor, the James B. Duke Library will be operating on an adjusted schedule. January 14       Sunday       10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. January 15       Monday       10:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m. A selection of books by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the […]

No Water in Duke Library

Due to a water main break, the James B. Duke Library will be without water today Tuesday, January 9, 2018 until this afternoon. As a result, the Library Cafe will be closed, however cafe seating will still be available for use. Please use bathroom facilities and water fountains in Johns Hall, Riley Hall, or Hipp […]

Winter Interim Hours

Jan 3 Wed 9:00am – 5:00pm Jan 4 Thu 9:00am – 5:00pm Jan 5 Fri 9:00am – 5:00pm Jan 6 Sat 1:00pm – 5:00pm Jan 7 Sun 1:00pm – 9:00pm

While Librarians are sleeping

While Librarians are sleeping (Or at least the library is closed) Did you know that for some research-related questions, you can get library help in the middle of the night? The library has a collection of answers to some of the most frequently asked research assistance questions, like “how can I find peer-reviewed journal articles?” […]

Special Collections Pop-Up Exhibit

Special Collections Pop-Up Exhibit, Just for Study Day! Stop by the Special Collections table in the Rinker Research Commons of James B. Duke Library to see some highlights from our collections, including: newly-acquired medieval manuscripts, a first edition of Thoreau’s Walden, historic campus photographs, 1960s Furman underground newspapers, and more! Today only, 12:00-2:00.  

Meet the Scholar of the Month!

Congratulations to Andrew (’19)! He is the lucky winner of the Scholar of the Month contest.  As Scholar of the Month, Andrew wins a private study room in the library for the months of December and January. Perks of the Scholar of the Month room include: • floor-to-ceiling dry erase wall • super-duper comfy chair […]

Artstor Additions

New Content in Artstor If you are curious at all about the new content that Artstor adds on a regular basis, be sure to check out the Artstor blog.  A quick review reveals amazing treasures: restoration projects of Mexican architectural landmarks Japanese and South Korean contemporary architecture new images from the Corning Museum of Glass […]