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Library Newsletter – Spring 2018

Learn about student summer internships and scholarships, technology updates, winners of the Student Diversity Photography Contest, and how we’re improving the study room experience. Stay up-to-date with new electronic resources, books by international authors, and the Student Scholar of the Month program. The issue also includes an alumni feature, professional activities from Furman Libraries staff […]

Graduate School Scholarship

The application is now open for the Ethel Carlisle Southern Librarian Scholarship. Applications will be received until March 2, 2018. The scholarship is given annually to a senior or a Furman graduate who has been accepted into, or is enrolled in, an American Library Association accredited graduate program. Please see the website for more information […]

Lever Press Sets Gears in Motion

Librarians have been talking excitedly about Lever Press, an open-access publisher for digital scholarship led by liberal arts colleges, for several years. Furman was one of the 40 Oberlin Group libraries to support Lever Press at its inception. A recent article in Inside Higher Ed announces that the publisher expects to publish its first works this year.

Libraries Closed Wed. open 11:00am Thur.

Furman University will be closed all day Wednesday, January 17, and the libraries are closed. On Thursday, January 18, Furman University will delay opening the campus until 11:00 a.m.  The libraries will open at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday.  Classes will resume at 11:30 a.m. Students should use caution while walking on campus. Students, faculty, and […]

Libraries opening at 10:00am Monday, 1/8

Due to forecasted weather conditions Furman University has delayed opening the campus until 10:00am on Monday, January 8th.  The Furman University Libraries will open at 10:00am on Monday, January 8th.

Graduate School Scholarship

The application is now open for the Ethel Carlisle Southern Librarian Scholarship. Applications will be received until March 2, 2018. The scholarship is given annually to a senior or a Furman graduate who has been accepted into, or is enrolled in, an American Library Association accredited graduate program. Please see the website for more information […]

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 […]

Anime Festival in Library this Friday

Anime Festival: First Episodes Friday, Nov. 17, 2:30-5 Free! Snacks! Room 043 (downstairs) Sponsored by the Furman Anime Club & the Libraries, as part of International Education Week Romeo X Juliet Haikyuu My Hero Academia Soul Hunter Tokyo Ravens Blue Exorcist Little Busters Hunter X Hunter Yuri On Ice Black Clover Attack on Titan Ouran […]