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Strategic Vision Unveiled

  Both the Furman community and public are invited to attend a special announcement on campus Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 11:30 a.m. The event, which will take place on the steps of the James B. Duke Library, will unveil a new strategic vision for the university’s future. The event may be viewed on a live web […]

National Library Legislative Day

Outreach Librarian, Libby Young, (right) reports on her trip to Washington, D.C. for National Library Legislative Day:   On May 2nd and 3rd I joined librarians and library supporters from all 50 states in Washington, DC for National Library Legislative Day. The American Library Association (ALA) sponsors this annual event to empower people who care about libraries […]

C-SPAN Broadcasts at Furman   On the weekend of February 20 – 21, the cable networks C-SPAN, C-SPAN2, and C-SPAN3 featured programs about Greenville, SC. Many of the programs involved Furman faculty including Courtney Tollison (History), Akan Malici (Political Science), and Jeff Makala, Furman’s Special Collections Librarian and University Archivist. Read more about the programs in an article […]

Professors on C-SPAN Broadcast

FURMAN UNIVERSITY PROFESSORS, HISTORIANS WEIGH IN FOR C-SPAN’S “CITIES TOUR” FEATURING GREENVILLEBy Tina Underwood › February 12th, 2016 Coverage airs on C-SPAN’s “Book TV” and “American History TV” Feb. 20-21 GREENVILLE, S.C.—C-SPAN, a public affairs network with more than 100 million viewers, will feature the City of Greenville as part of its “2016 Cities Tour.” […]

Latest Library Newsletter

The Spring 2015 issue of the Fulcrum, the newsletter of Furman University Libraries, has just been released.  Learn what the library has done in response to student requests, find out how to improve your research through interdisciplinary searching strategies, and read more about a trip to a music library in Italy. This issue also includes […]

Don’t Forget to Vote on Tuesday!

  Whether you are a South Carolina resident or not, today is an important midterm election throughout our country. Exercise your right to vote! For information about local polling and about absentee ballots, please see our guide.

Peter Wexler Website Garners Praise

“The library team at Furman University has done some amazing work with customizing LibGuides v2 CMS templates to create a website for The Peter Wexler Digital Museum at Furman University.” So begins a blog post from Springshare, the company responsible for the library content management system, LibGuides. Dated May 1st, the blog post goes on to […]

Library Makes the Top 10

The Furman Library was included in the list of “10 Tiny Colleges With Truly Impressive Libraries,” by the Open Education Database. Below is what it says about the James B. Duke Library. Furman University One of the oldest colleges in South Carolina, this school produces more PhDs than any other liberal arts school, perhaps with […]

Library Ranked Among Most Beautiful

The James B. Duke Library has been named one of the “Most Beautiful College Libraries” in the nation by Furman is ranked 46th in the list, which includes libraries at Harvard, Yale, Emory, Duke, and Wake Forest. In compiling the list, says it looked “at some of the most magnificent university libraries across […]

JB Duke Library Plays Role in 12th Place Ranking

Polling conducted by the college ranking service, The Best Colleges, reveals that students who graduate from universities with beautiful campuses typically report greater satisfaction with their college experience. TBC created a ranking of the 50 Most Amazing College Campuses, with Furman at #12. The JB Duke Library was specifically recognized as being “amongst the standout […]