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Newly Activated Database Trials

AP: The Middle East Bureaus Collection With stories stemming from Jerusalem, Ankara, Beirut, and their surrounding areas, these records include news stories in the form of typescript carbons or wire copy. Among the most covered topics are military operations, civil and global wars, diplomacy, refugees, cultural clashes, and terrorism, providing dynamic, real-time insights from the […]

MLK Holiday Schedule

In observance of the national holiday in Dr. King’s honor, the James B. Duke Library will be operating on an adjusted schedule. January 14       Sunday       10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. January 15       Monday       10:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m. A selection of books by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the […]

Reflect Upon Your Vocational Choices

The mission of Furman University’s Cothran Center for Vocational Reflection is to provide resources for students, alumni, faculty, and staff to reflect upon their vocational choices through three essential questions: Who am I—most authentically? What do I believe—most deeply? What does the world need—​from me? As Kate Hofler Dabbs wrote in the Furman News on August […]

Newly Activated Database Trials

The Furman University Libraries are offering a selection of database trials through February 9. To discover and access trial databases, visit the library’s guide for Electronic Resources Trials. Reports of U.S. Presidential Commissions and Other Advisory Bodies is a listing of publications created by presidential advisory bodies, and will be useful to researchers interested in U.S. history, political […]

New Content in Artstor

New Content in Artstor If you are curious at all about the new content that Artstor adds on a regular basis, be sure to check out the Artstor blog.  A quick review reveals amazing treasures: restoration projects of Mexican architectural landmarks Japanese and South Korean contemporary architecture new images from the Corning Museum of Glass […]

While Librarians are sleeping

While Librarians are sleeping (Or at least the library is closed) Did you know that for some research-related questions, you can get library help in the middle of the night? The library has a collection of answers to some of the most frequently asked research assistance questions, like “how can I find peer-reviewed journal articles?” […]

Special Collections Pop-Up Exhibit

Special Collections Pop-Up Exhibit, Just for Study Day! Stop by the Special Collections table in the Rinker Research Commons of James B. Duke Library to see some highlights from our collections, including: newly-acquired medieval manuscripts, a first edition of Thoreau’s Walden, historic campus photographs, 1960s Furman underground newspapers, and more! Today only, 12:00-2:00.  

Artstor Additions

New Content in Artstor If you are curious at all about the new content that Artstor adds on a regular basis, be sure to check out the Artstor blog.  A quick review reveals amazing treasures: restoration projects of Mexican architectural landmarks Japanese and South Korean contemporary architecture new images from the Corning Museum of Glass […]

Ready! Set! Mango Languages!

It’s International Education Week.  Time to learn a new language with Mango Languages!  Mango Languages uses common, everyday conversations as the basis of each lesson, so you can start using and appreciating what you learn right away. Mango’s methodology includes all four key-language components (vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and culture) and integrates memory building and critical-thinking exercises to […]

Smithsonian Global Sound

Pick up a new beat, poem or speech Smithsonian Global Sound Celebrate International Education Week by checking out Smithsonian Global Sound (SGS). It’s the largest and most comprehensive streaming audio collection of world music.  It currently provides streaming access to over 3,000 albums and more than 40,000 individual tracks of music, spoken word, and natural […]