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New Arrivals: Books

Looking for something to read in your downtime, during your lunchtime, or before your bedtime? Well, the Furman Libraries have recently acquired some exciting new titles that may be of interest to you. New Fiction: The Chain / Adrian McKinty Your phone rings. A stranger has kidnapped your child. To free them you must abduct […]

New Arrivals: DVDs

Amazing Grace: A documentary presenting the live recording of Aretha Franklin’s album Amazing Grace at The New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles in January 1972. Apollo 11: Featuring never-before-seen footage in its highest resolution, Apollo 11 takes us straight to the heart of NASA’s most celebrated mission that first put men on the moon. […]

Open Access Week

What is open access? Open access refers to scholarly journals, textbooks, and data that are not hidden behind a paywall blocking students and researchers from accessing them for academic and research purposes. The purpose of Open Access Week is to raise awareness of the importance of having free access to information and to encourage libraries, […]

Try our Audio Recording Studio

The Audio Recording Studio in the James B. Duke Library is open and available for reservation this summer! The Audio Recording Studio is a sound-insulated room located on the lower level of the library near the IT Service Center, and is equipped with a microphone and a laptop computer with Camtasia and Audacity installed. Faculty, […]

ILL and PASCAL Deadlines

Classes end April 30th! 4/22/19 – the last day to submit Interlibrary Loan requests for books, audiobooks, DVDs, and music scores 4/30/19 – the last day to submit Interlibrary Loan requests for articles These deadlines apply only to those items needed before the end of Spring term. Requests submitted after these deadlines will be addressed […]

Calling all bibliophiles!

Our Special Collections Librarian and University Archivist, Dr. Jeff Makala,  will host a show and tell highlighting recent acquisitions. 60s & 70s counterculture materials feminist comix contemporary queer zines 17th century emblem book 18th century French book printed entirely in red ink Dr. Makala will also answer questions about how and why he acquires materials […]

Need a quiet spot for an interview?

The James B. Duke Library now has an audio recording studio co-sponsored by Furman Libraries and Information Technology Services. The Audio Recording Studio is a sound-insulated room located on the lower level of the library near the IT Service Center. The room is equipped with a microphone and a laptop computer with Camtasia and Audacity installed. […]

Textbooks on Reserve

Textbooks are expensive for our students, and we want to help. This spring, we purchased select textbooks and put them on reserve in the Libraries for student use. According to current studies, the average student at a private university spends more than $1,200 per year for textbooks. From what we’ve heard from students, Furman is […]

Revealing the Forgotten

Finding forgotten cities : how the Indus civilization was discovered  Just a century ago, scholars believed that civilization in the Indus Valley began three thousand years ago during the Vedic Age. But in the autumn of 1924, John Marshall made an announcement that rocked the understanding of the ancient world and pushed back the boundaries […]

Interlibrary Loan Deadlines

** Deadlines for ordering Interlibrary Loan items ** Classes end April 30th! 4/22/2019 – the last day to submit BOOK & other physical ILL requests 4/30/2019 – the last day to submit ARTICLE ILL requests The deadlines apply only to those items needed before the end of Spring term. Requests submitted after these deadlines will […]