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New Database: Ethnic NewsWatch

Ethnic NewsWatch is a collection of full-text newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic and minority press, providing researchers access to essential, often overlooked perspectives. The database includes the module Ethnic NewsWatch: A History, which provides historical coverage of Native American, African American, and Hispanic American periodicals from 1959-1989. This hard-to-find content provides primary source […]

Rare Book Acquisitions in 2018

The following rare books, letters, and tracts were acquired by Furman’s Special Collections and Archives over the past year.  

PASCAL Delivers Deadline

The end of the semester is fast approaching, and schools across the state will not lend books over the holidays.  Wednesday, December 12th is the last day that you may make a request through PASCAL Delivers. Deliveries will resume and requests may again be made Wednesday, January 2nd.

A Librarian in Your Pocket

A Librarian in your Pocket Got a question and a cell phone? Text your librarian at (864) 214-7172.

Truncat*

Truncation is a search technique that broadens your search to include various word endings and spellings. Adding an asterisk to the root of a word commands your keyword search to return results with all possible endings of the word.  So, instead of trying to brainstorm all the ways you can say “sustainable,” you can just […]

Just in time for the holidays!

Just in time for the holidays!  Dysfuctional family fiction: Lookaway, Lookaway  Steely and formidable, Jerene Jarvis Johnston sits near the apex of society in contemporary Charlotte, North Carolina, where old Southern money and older family skeletons meet the new wealth of bankers, land speculators, and social climbers. Jerene and her Civil War reenactor husband, Duke, have […]

CLP & Corresponding Library Resources

Poet Sean Hill will read from his latest collection, Dangerous Goods, on Friday, November 9, from 4 – 5 p.m. in McEachern Lecture Hall. This CLP is sponsored by the English Department. Dangerous Goods and Hill’s first publication, Blood Ties & Brown Liquor: Poems, can be checked out from the Furman University Libraries.  

FUL on FUNC

On Friday, November 2, the Furman University Libraries (FUL) were featured on FUNC, Furman’s student-run news channel.  

Dr. Douglas Brinkley’s Books

Dr. Douglas Brinkley, a best-selling author and one of America’s most revered presidential historians, will speak at The Poinsett Club in downtown Greenville on Thursday, October 25, at 6 p.m. His talk, “Highs and Lows of the American Presidency: Past, Present and Future,” is sponsored by the American History Book Club (AHBC) and Forum and […]

Celebrate Open Access Week

Open Access is the free, immediate, online availability of research articles coupled with the rights to use these articles fully in the digital environment. Open Access ensures that anyone can access and use these results—to turn ideas into industries and breakthroughs into better lives. The Furman Libraries support open access in the following ways: Open […]