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Furman Libraries Open Access Fund

The Furman University Libraries’ Open Access Fund (FUL OA Fund) supports open access publishing by helping to offset the cost of Article Processing Charges (APCs) for Furman authors. Furman University faculty, adjunct faculty, researchers, post-docs, staff and students in all disciplines are eligible to apply for up to $3,000 to offset publication fees for peer-review, […]

Newly Added Audiobooks

The Furman University Libraries have a growing collection of popular fiction and non-fiction titles on CD. This collection is located to the left of the Circulation Desk at the James B. Duke Library, and across from the Circulation Desk in the Sanders Science Library. New additions to the audiobook collection include the following titles:     […]

Newly Added Audiobooks

The Furman University Libraries have a growing collection of popular fiction and non-fiction titles on CD. This collection is located to the left of the Circulation Desk at the James B. Duke Library, and across from the Circulation Desk in the Sanders Science Library. New additions to the audiobook collection include the following titles:        […]

Extended Hours During Midterms

To help you get through midterms, the James B. Duke Library has extended its hours. Oct 1   Sun   10:00am – 2:00am Oct 2   Mon   8:00am – 2:00am Oct 3   Tue    8:00am – 2:00am Oct 4   Wed   8:00am – 2:00am Oct 5   Thu    8:00am – 2:00am Oct 6   Fri      8:00am – 5:00pm

Tell Congress You Support Libraries

Support Libraries by Writing a Postcard to Sen. Lindsey Graham The South Carolina Library Association is gathering signed post cards to take to Senator Lindsey Graham because he serves on both the Senate Appropriations Committee and the Budget Committee. Please let him know you value libraries! While much library funding comes from local sources, Federal […]

Furman University Scholar Exchange

Did you realize that the Furman University Scholar Exchange (FUSE) is fully integrated with Google Scholar? When users search Google Scholar, your research in FUSE appears high in their search results. This means your research is being downloaded and read more frequently. If you have research in FUSE, you can keep track of how often it’s viewed […]

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 […]

Hurricane Irma Impacts PASCAL Service

PASCAL Delivers Service Will Be Suspended Beginning Friday, September 8 at Noon Due to Hurricane Irma Due to the anticipated impact of Hurricane Irma on member libraries around the state, PASCAL Delivers requesting will be temporarily suspended at noon on Friday, September 8 and will remain suspended through Monday, September 11. Courier service for the […]

Is this article peer-reviewed?

“Refereed” (also called “peer-reviewed) means that the articles in the journal are evaluated by a group of experts in the field. These experts must approve the articles before they are allowed to be published. These publications have a much higher level of scholarship and are far more trustworthy than non-refereed journals or magazines. To help […]

New Databases!

The following three new resources can be found in the All Databases list: Detroit Free Press 1831‐1999 Alternative Name(s) & Keywords: ProQuest Historical Newspapers Searchable full image of every page of the Detroit Free Press, including all advertisements, from 1831 until 1999. NAACP Papers: Board of Directors, Annual Conferences, Major Speeches, and National Staff Files […]