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Research with Pride

This year is the 50th anniversary of Stonewall and also the year Furman added a Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Major. One of our primary source databases supporting these content areas is Gale’s Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940 (Furman users only.) The publisher recently provided search tips for the various […]

Language Personality Quiz

Mango Languages is an online language learning resource freely available to all Furman students, faculty, and staff. Find it in the All Databases list. Whether you’re an adventure-hungry explorer with a knack for grammar, or a creative who loves high fashion, there is a language out there for you! The goal of learning a new […]

Borderland

Six Americans have volunteered to take part in a border experience they will never forget. They have little in common except for their strong opinions about illegal undocumented immigrants. Over the next four weeks, the six will embark on an arduous and often heart-breaking journey to Guatemala, El Salvador, and Chiapas, southern Mexico, but only […]

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 […]

We Got You!

As you all head home for the holiday break, we wanted to make you aware of some electronic resources you might not know. Don’t let the word “database” scare you off! MUSIC? We got you – Naxos Music Library – it’s one of the world’s largest music databases. Classical, Traditional and Contemporary Jazz, Gospel, even Pop & […]

Art & Architecture Database Trial

Database Trial: Art and Architecture Source available through Saturday, December 15, 2018 Art & Architecture Source is a full-text art research database covering fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as architecture and architectural design. With strong international coverage, it offers hundreds of full-text art journals, magazines and books, plus detailed indexing and abstracts and thousands […]

SC Voter Registration Deadline Extended

The South Carolina voter registration deadline is extended 10 days in the wake of massive flooding from Hurricane Florence.  According to an article in The Post and Courier, South Carolina voters in all 46 counties have until October 17 to register in person, online or by mail. Pick up a SC voter registration form at the […]

US Navy Vessel Captured by North Korea

Over the last few months, tensions between the United States and North Korea have been high. Fifty years ago, the two countries faced a crisis that found nearly half of the US public expecting war. On January 23, 1968, the US Navy intelligence-gathering vessel Pueblo was fired upon and captured by North Korea, which claimed it had […]

New Network for Residence Halls

Furman University has a new residential network which no longer restricts the type of devices you can connect at Furman.  Through a partnership with MyResNet you may now connect wireless printers, Sonos systems, Echo systems, and many more while in your residence. As we transition to this new network, it is possible you may temporarily […]

Time to learn a new language!

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 help you remember and […]