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Pitts Room Tech Upgrade

The Pitts Room, located on the 2nd floor of the James B. Duke Library, received a major technology upgrade, adding the best features of a “smart classroom” to the space. We now have an LCD projector and large screen for presentations, together with a complete computer, DVD, Apple TV, and overhead document camera housed in […]

Meet the Scholar of the Month!

Congratulations to Mary Kate (’18)! She is the lucky winner of the Scholar of the Month contest.  As Scholar of the Month, Mary Kate wins a private study room in the library for the month of September. Perks of the Scholar of the Month room include: • floor to ceiling dry erase wall • super-duper […]

Labor Day Schedule

In observance of Labor Day, the James B. Duke Library will be operating on an adjusted schedule: Sep 3 Sun 10:00am – 5:00pm Sep 4 Mon 10:00am – 1:00am Learn more about the history of Labor Day by visiting the United States Department of Labor website. Did you know that more than 100 years after the first Labor Day observance, there is still […]

CLICK HERE to win a study room for a month!

Wouldn’t it be nice to have your own private study room in the library?  For an entire month?  To share with friends?!  SUCH A ROOM EXISTS!  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 […]

CLICK HERE to win a study room for a month!

Wouldn’t it be nice to have your own private study room in the library?  For an entire month?  To share with friends?!  SUCH A ROOM EXISTS!  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 […]

The Library Café Sneak Peek

As a way to train The Library Café’s new staff, Bon Appétit invited library faculty and staff to sample beverages on the house. The menu for the café includes hot drinks, cold drinks, smoothies, bottled juices, pastries and bagel sandwiches. There will also be a selection of grab and go sandwiches, salads, protein packs, fruits, yogurts, […]

Speaking Our Minds

Visit the James B. Duke Library to view an exhibit about free speech. Titles include: We must not be afraid to be free : stories of free expression in America Freedom for the thought that we hate : a biography of the First Amendment Campus hate speech on trial The soul of the First Amendment […]

ADA Anniversary Activities

July 26th is the 27th anniversary of the The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a civil rights law that guarantees equal opportunity for and prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities. The Furman Libraries and the Student Office for Accessibility Resources are celebrating with a display in the Research Commons of the Duke Library. The display […]

Bankers’ Hours

As Furman hosts the Consumer Bankers Association Executive Banking School, the James B. Duke Library has altered operating hours from Sunday, July 23 – Tuesday, August 1. But don’t let the idiom “bankers’ hours” fool you. These students will be working around the clock. In fact, we’ve extended our hours to accommodate their needs. The CBA […]