Common Reading Kick-off, May 4

April 27, 2015

To kick off SMU’s 2015 Common Reading selection, Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel, SMU celebrities will be reading short passages from the book. There will be door prizes and snacks! Date: Monday, May 4 Time: 12 p.m. Location:

Late Night Snack Night – Free Food! May 5 – 7

April 24, 2015

Late Night Snack Night returns to Fondren Library Center during finals! Pancake Night: Tuesday, May 5 French Toast Night: Wednesday, May 6 Waffle Night: Thursday, May 7 Time: 8 p.m. – 11 p.m. Location: Fondren Library Center Lobby Free with

Featured Resource: WorldCat

April 24, 2015

Search WorldCat to identify materials not available at SMU. You can think of WorldCat as a meta-catalog, allowing you to search thousands of library catalogs from around the world all at once. This wide-spread searching can be particularly helpful in

Paws and Take a Break: Therapy Dogs at Fondren, May 4

April 23, 2015

Reduce the stress of studying for finals! Spend some time with a therapy dog at the library! Location: Fondren Library Center Information Commons (1st floor, Fondren Library East) Date: Monday, May 4 Time: 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. About the

Meet Norman, the Therapy Pig! May 6 & 7

April 23, 2015

Stressed about finals?  Need a break?  You’ll go hog wild over Norman! Norman, a Juliana pig, is a certified Pet Therapy Animal through Pet Partners.  He knows more than 20 tricks and frequently participates in charity events.  He will be

Featured Resource: Oxford Language Dictionaries

April 10, 2015

Oxford Language Dictionaries provides access to the following titles: Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary (Fourth edition), Oxford-Duden German Dictionary (Third edition), Oxford-Paravia Italian Dictionary (Second edition), Oxford Spanish Dictionary (Third edition), Pocket Oxford Chinese Dictionary (Third edition), and Oxford Russian Dictionary (Fourth edition),

Accepting staff award nominations through April 22!

April 7, 2015

SMU Libraries Staff Awards The Committee for the SMU Libraries Staff Recognition Awards is seeking nominations for the 2014/2015 awards.  The awards recognize outstanding contributions to the Libraries and/or to the information professions, and service to library users.  There are

Bryan Burrough Book Signing, April 15

April 1, 2015

Wednesday, April 15 Bryan Burrough Presents Days of Rage: America’s Radical Underground, the FBI, and the Forgotten Age of Revolutionary Violence 6 p.m. Author’s Reception. Cost, $30 (includes signed book). RSVP Required Cash or check accepted at the door. Signed

8th Annual CUL Cookout: Free hot dogs! Meet the Perunas!

March 31, 2015

Join us for the 8th Annual CUL Cookout at Fondren Library and learn more about how Central University Libraries can help you with your projects, papers and research. Our friends from SMU’s Office of Information Technology will join us again

Research Workshops in April

March 30, 2015

All workshops are free and open to all SMU students, staff and faculty. Fondren Library Center All workshops will be held in Fondren Library East 323 (third floor computer classroom). Historical Newspapers Learn how to find primary sources through SMU’s

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