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The History of Swan Lake

Swan Lake is perhaps one of Furman University’s most iconic and relaxing features. On a beautiful day such as today, it is common to see folks from campus and the greater Greenville community walking, biking, or relaxing lakeside. The lake itself is not a natural occurrence. It came into being in the mid-1950s when the […]

New Books on Display

A selection of new books is currently on display in the James B. Duke Library. Titles include: How to stop time The end of Eddy Checked The last equation of Isaac Severy : a novel in clues The secret books Good guys Girls burn brighter Men and apparitions : a novel Gun love : a […]

Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center

Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center  This comprehensive resource for career exploration and planning allows users to quickly find the valuable career information they need, whether it’s industry and professions articles, school planning resources, or skills and career advice. This online resource can be accessed from the All Databases link on the library’s homepage. Highlights: Industries and […]

Meet Our Research and Creative Fellow

Special Collections and Archives has a 10-week summer fellowship for Furman undergraduates. This competitive fellowship sponsored by Carolyn ’67 and Joseph ’68 Warden allows students to perform original research using materials in Special Collections and Archives for a research or creative project of their own design. This summer our Research and Creative Fellow is Olivia […]

Southern Librarian Scholarship Recipients

The Furman University Libraries are proud to announce the 2018 recipients of the Ethel Carlisle Southern Scholarship for Library Science. The Ethel Carlisle Southern Librarian Scholarship was established in 1985 by her husband, Furman Professor of Chemistry Emeritus, J. Albert Southern, and their children, Tom and Janet Southern Huskey and John L. Southern, in recognition of her […]

Library Hours During MayX

Library hours during MayX are as follows: Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday May 9 May 10 May 11 May 12 May 13 May 14 May 15 May 16 May 17 May 18 May 19 May 20 May 21 […]

Pay it Forward

To Furman!

The following poem was published in the first edition of the Furman yearbook, Bonhomie (1901). The poem is entitled “To Furman” and was written by Samuel Marion Wolfe, who graduated from Furman University in 1903, and went on to become the attorney general of South Carolina (1918-1924). To Furman Grave child of destiny, of penury […]

Spring Interim Hours

Spring Interim hours for the James B. Duke Library are as follows: Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday May 2 May 3 May 4 May 5 May 6 May 7 May 8 9am-5pm 9am-5pm 9am-5pm Noon-5pm 1pm-5pm 9am-5pm 9am-5pm  

Light your FUSE!

The Furman University Scholar Exchange (FUSE) is an open access collection of scholarly, research, and creative works produced by faculty, students, staff, and other members of the Furman community. FUSE is administered by the Furman University Libraries in cooperation with individual departments and academic units of the University. FUSE collects the varied and diverse scholarly […]