› Blogs › Furman Library News ›Borrowing Services
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
** 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 […]
An Evening with Anthony Ray Hinton Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2019 Time: 7:00 – 8:30 pm Location: McAlister Auditorium Reserve a Seat Anthony Ray Hinton spent thirty years on death row for a crime he did not commit. Wrongly convicted in the state of Alabama for two capital murders with erroneous evidence and inadequate representation, Hinton was eventually exonerated […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Meet Pascal the bookworm! He’s visiting all the PASCAL member libraries and spreading the word about the Partnership Among South Carolina Academic Libraries. If you need a book that we don’t have, check PASCAL (http://www.pascalcat.org/) to see if it is available through a partner library. This service is free to Furman students, faculty, and staff. Want more […]