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Trump Approves OPEN Government Data Act

Yesterday, President Trump signed into law the Open, Public, Electronic and Necessary (OPEN) Government Data Act, a sweeping, government-wide mandate requiring U.S. federal agencies to publish all non-sensitive government information – including federally-funded research – as open data. “This bill is a huge win for innovation, transparency and openness – and most of all, for taxpayers […]

Audio Recording Studio in JBD!

The James B. Duke Library now has an audio recording studio thanks to the Information Technology Services department. The Audio Recording Studio is a sound-insulated room located on the lower level of the library near the IT Service Center. The room is equipped with a microphone and a laptop computer with Camtasia and Audacity installed. Faculty, staff […]

Meet the Scholar of the Month

Congratulations to Nathaniel DeSantis (’19)! He is the lucky winner of the Scholar of the Month contest.  As Scholar of the Month, Nathaniel wins a private study room in the library for the month of January. Perks of the private study room: • floor-to-ceiling dry erase wall • large study table with 4 chairs • super-duper […]

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 […]

Rare Book Acquisitions in 2018

The following rare books, letters, and tracts were acquired by Furman’s Special Collections and Archives over the past year.  

Winter Interim Hours

Jan 2 Wed 9:00am – 5:00pm Jan 3 Thu 9:00am – 5:00pm Jan 4 Fri 9:00am – 5:00pm Jan 5 Sat CLOSED Jan 6 Sun CLOSED Jan 7 Mon 9:00am – 5:00pm Jan 8 Tues 9:00am – 5:00pm Jan 9 Wed 9:00am – 5:00pm Jan 10 Thu 9:00am – 5:00pm Jan 11 Fri 9:00am – 5:00pm Jan 12 Sat 1:00pm – 5:00pm Jan 13 Sun 1:00pm – 9:00pm

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 & […]

Festival of Lessons and Carols

Visit the Maxwell Music Library to see the latest display which highlights recordings of the Furman Chamber Choir’s annual Festival of Lessons and Carols.

Rock Your Final Exams!

The Furman Library Rocks We know things get stressful during exams. Take a moment to de-stress in the library by decorating a rock. Keep your work of art, give it to a friend, or hide it on campus for an unsuspecting person to find. We hope you rock your finals!

PASCAL Delivers Deadline

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.