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Fondren Library Welcome Tent: August 26 – 27

SMU’s Central University Libraries will greet new and returning students with much needed cold water and campus maps, 10am-2pm, during the first two days of school.  Stop by our tent in front of Fondren Library and let us introduce you … Continue reading

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Film Screening: Gadgets, Gags, and Gumption: Modernity in the Silent Film Comedy, August 30th

Gadgets, Gags, and Gumption: Modernity in the Silent Film Comedy Time: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Date: Friday, August 30th, 2013 Location: Dallas Hall 306 (McCord Auditorium) Guest Speaker: Pam Pagels, Hamon Arts Library Music Librarian ** Attendance is Free … Continue reading

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SMU Common Reading Event: Wes Moore Lecture (August 29)

Date: Thursday, August 29 Time: 5:00 pm Location: Umphrey Lee, Martha Proctor Mack Grand Ballroom (view campus map) * Seating is first come, first serve. We highly suggest that you arrive early.  More about the event: Common Reading Program is … Continue reading

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Let’s Read – Library Figurines on display at Fondren Library Center through September 16th

Let’s Read: The van Breda Collection of Library Figurines Nancy and Michael van Breda have been collecting reader figurines for over 20 years. Collecting readers has been a labor of love and one they plan to continue. Read more about … Continue reading

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Hail to the Chief: Presidential History in Word and Image; DeGolyer Library July 14 – 27

George Washington’s personal copy of the Acts of Congress, which includes the U.S. Constitution, the Bill of Rights and other legislation passed by the first session of Congress, will be displayed July 14-27 at SMU’s DeGolyer Library. The 106-page volume … Continue reading

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Join us for SMU Community Day, Hail to the Chief Presidential Exhibit on July 20

Colonial America will come alive on the SMU campus July 20 at SMU Community Day, inspired by the on-campus exhibit of George Washington’s copy of the U.S. Constitution. Kids can write with a quill pen, make a yarn toy or play … Continue reading

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New library resources available for SMU Alumni

A new portal for SMU Libraries Alumni Services and additional offerings for Alumni are now available at http://www.smu.edu/libraries/alumni. The link features several new several new featured online resources for Alumni including JSTOR, Project Muse, and Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary … Continue reading

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Friends of the SMU Libraries co-sponsor Dallas Mayor’s Summer Reading Club

The Friends of the SMU Libraries and SMU Meadows Museum are co-sponsoring the Mayor’s Summer Reading Club at the Dallas Public Library.  The program is open to adult and children of all ages, and participating members will be eligible for prizes. More … Continue reading

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SMU’s Four Millionth Volume Now Available Digitally

John Maley, An Account of Four Years Travels A previously unknown journal by American explorer John Maley was presented to SMU’s DeGolyer Library on April 19th, 2013 by the SMU Board of Trustees to celebrate the opening of the George … Continue reading

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Joe Coomer: A Life in Letters – on display at DeGolyer Library through May 24th

Joe Coomer: A Life in Letters Exhibition at DeGolyer Library Acclaimed author Joe Coomer ’81 recently donated his literary archive — more than 20 boxes of materials – to the DeGolyer Library. The current exhibit draws on this wealth of … Continue reading

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