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Exam Activities in Trone & JBD Library

You have done it! You are wrapping-up another academic year or your first academic year at Furman. Finals are around the corner. Make sure to study hard, BUT make sure to take care of yourselves as well. Know that there are plenty of resources to help you succeed and finish strong this year. There are […]

Up All Night: Trone & Science Library

Anytime is the right time to study in the Sanders Science Library during finals week. We’ll be open all night before exam days, so come on over when you need that perfect place to review for exams or finish up term papers. And, as always, the snack fairy arrives at midnight! Sanders Science Library Exam Week […]

Blinding Me With Science Fraud

A new display in the Sanders Science Library entitled, “Blinding Me With Science Fraud,” examines the subject of research misconduct. Titles include: Plastic fantastic: how the biggest fraud in physics shook the scientific world The great betrayal: fraud in science Merchants of doubt: how a handful of scientists obscured the truth on issues from tobacco […]

Dam Controversy on Display

A new display in the Sanders Science Library called “Dam Controversy” includes the following titles: Dam! : water, power, politics, and preservation in Hetch Hetchy and Yosemite National Park Damnation Dam politics : restoring America’s rivers Recovering a lost river : removing dams, rewilding salmon, revitalizing communities Public power, private dams : the Hells Canyon […]

Furman Libraries Summer Internship

Have you ever wanted to experience behind-the-scenes in a library to explore a possible career? Are you looking for a productive way to spend your summer? This summer, the Furman Libraries will again offer a full-time internship for Furman undergraduates. Designed for students with an expressed interest in library and/or information science, this internship will […]

Student Diversity Photo Contest Winners

In October 2017, the Furman Libraries and Center for Inclusive Communities launched the Furman Student Diversity Photography Contest. They sought digital photographs that represented what diversity and inclusion looked like to Furman students. In addition to the photographs, students were asked to submit a brief description that told the story of the photograph. Staff and […]

On Display: Supercool(ed) Animals

A new display in the Sanders Science Library called “Supercool(ed) Animals: An Appreciation for Winter Survival Strategies” includes the following titles: Winter world : the ingenuity of animal survival Ravens in winter Behavior of North American mammals Life in the cold : an introduction to winter ecology The biology of small mammals The beaver : […]

Do you hear what I hear?

Drop by the Sanders Science Library to browse a display of audiobooks called “Do You Hear What I Hear? Great Science, Great Fiction, Great Listens.” Titles include: Copenhagen Snow crash Cryptonomicon When you reach me Flight behavior The golden compass The subtle knife The amber spyglass A wrinkle in time The world set free   

Effects of Living in a Noisy World

A selection of books about noise pollution is currently on display in the Sanders Science Library. This exhibit called “Decibel Hell: The Effects of Living in a Noisy World” includes the following titles: Discord : the story of noise Sound: from communication to noise pollution Marine mammal populations and ocean noise: determining when noise causes biologically […]

Women & LGBTQ+ in STEM

A new display in the Sanders Science Library highlights women and LGBTQ+ in STEM. Furman University professors are featured and library materials include: The only woman in the room : why science is still a boys’ club Women in science: then and now The man who knew too much : Alan Turing and the invention […]