Category Archives: E-Resources

Looking Back: SMU’s “The Campus” – June 7th, 1944

SMU newspaper reports on D-Day On June 7, 1944, SMU’s “The Campus” newspaper reports on the tide turning invasion in France with a mix of editorials, hard-nosed journalism, features stories and typical campus happenings. This newspaper offers an excellent snapshot

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Why Archives? SMU Archivist, Joan Gosnell Explains

We recently chatted with SMU Libraries’ own Joan Gosnell, SMU Archivist. With the upcoming presentations of the Black History at SMU Student Oral History Projects, we wanted to ask Joan some questions about “The Archives.” Joan was a big part

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Library Collections Update

Faculty Please complete the survey on library resources before March 1st.   Thank you to all faculty and staff members who attended and provided feedback at the recent Library Collections Budget Town Hall meeting in January. The meeting allowed us

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Building a Digital Collection for Academic Research

A digital collection, which can contain just a few or thousands of items, can be an incredibly useful tool for a researcher who needs a searchable database of digital files relating to an academic project or area of interest. For

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Study, relax and get caffeinated in the new Collaborative Commons!

  This new school year brings the opening of the Collaborative Commons. This space in Fondren Library features group study stations with whiteboards and AV equipment, moveable furniture for our students to study how they want and a Starbucks to

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Featured Resource: Simmons OneView

Simmons OneView is a tool that accesses data from the annual Simmons National Consumer Survey of 25,000 adults. This survey includes in depth demographic questions, brand consumption, attitudes about various topics, and media consumption preferences.  Simmons OneView allows you to

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Featured Resource: Nature Journals Online

Nature Journals Online This is a collection of high quality journals published by the Nature Publishing Group. The journals cover areas such as chemistry, life sciences, physical and applied sciences, among others. The journals in the collection are some of

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Featured Resource: PatentPak

  PatentPak is a new add-on product in SciFinder.  It can be used to facilitate searching for important, hard-to-find chemistry in patents. It instantly connects to full-text patents from 11 major patent offices worldwide. It can be accessed through SciFinder.

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Featured Resource – Engineering Village

Engineering Village (or Compendex) is an essential tool for students, faculty, and researchers. It is the most comprehensive engineering database available, worldwide. It provides access to the most authoritative engineering resources available, and has an easily-searchable interface. The database has

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Featured Resource: RefWorks

  Put citations in their place. Collect and Import citations seamlessly. Organize Citations into collections. Write and Cite as you type. Learn more about RefWorks!  Attend one of our upcoming workshops. RefWorks: Citation Management Made Easy Monday, February 22 2016;

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