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Up All Night in the 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 […]

Late Owls and Early Birds Unite: Up All Night in the Science Library

Do you prefer to study once the darkness of evening falls? Or maybe you catch your ZZZs then get up early to finish that last review? No matter when you want to study, the Sanders Science Library is here for you! We’ll be open all night before exam days, so come on over when you need […]

Up All Night in the Science Library for Finals!

Feel like finals week is just a big ball of wibbily wobbly timey wimey . . . stuff? Well no matter what time the clock says, the Sanders Science Library is here for you! We’ll be open all night before exam days, so come on over when you need that perfect place to review for […]

Cupcakes, Nerds, and Slime

Celebrate 5 years of the Sanders Science Library all day today! Cupcakes, slime, test tubes filled with Nerds candy, and more are waiting for you. Post a picture of yourself enjoying the festivities on the Science Library’s Facebook page for a chance to win prizes! Make your own slime! Enjoy a test tube filled with Nerds […]

This Day in History: Plutonium-239 First Weighed

This day in history, in 1942, Glenn Seaborg and other University of Chicago scientists weighed the recently explored element plutonium for the first time.  The element was later used as the principal element in the Manhattan Project as well as later in the bomb dropped on the Japanese city of Nagasaki. In researching this event, […]

New Resource: IEEE Xplore

The Furman University Libraries are pleased to announce expanded full-text access to the world’s highest quality technical literature in electrical engineering, computer science, electronics, and related disciplines through IEEE Xplore. Our online subscription now includes access to the full text of IEEE content published since 1988 with select content published since 1893 from: IEEE journals, […]

Earth Day 2013

Earth Day is Monday, April 22. This year’s focus is the face of climate change. To connect, take action, find books, watch film, read articles, and more, check out

Landmark Directive Opens Access to Scientific Research

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:February 22, 2013 SPARC APPLAUDS WHITE HOUSE FOR LANDMARK DIRECTIVE OPENING UP ACCESS TO SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH Ensures that Taxpayer-Funded Research Available to Public  Washington, D.C. – The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) today applauded President Obama for issuing a landmark Directive to ensure that the results of taxpayer-funded research – both articles […]

Database Trials for Food Science

The Library is providing trial access to two food science databases.  Both trials run through April 8, 2013.  Help us evaluate these new, potential resources.   Food Science SourceThis database offers more than 1,000 key food industry and market reports, as well as tens of thousands of additional food industry articles, benchmarks and best practices, […]

Sanders Science Library

Dan and Emilyn Childs Sanders On February 1st, a ceremony was held to dedicate the Sanders Science Library.  Furman trustee Dan Sanders and his wife Emilyn Childs Sanders, loyal philanthropists of Furman and the Greenville community, named the science library in honor of their children and grandchildren.  In her opening remarks, Director of Libraries, Janis […]