Category Archives: News

Humanitarian GIS Mapathon, November 17

Missing Maps Mapathon Join the Humanitarian Relief Effort without Traveling! Date: Tuesday, November 17 Time: 3 – 6 p.m., come & go Location: Fondren Library Center, Fondren West 1st Floor What to expect: We’ll have a big room in Fondren

Tips & Tricks for Searching IEEE Xplore, November 12

Tips & Tricks for Searching IEEE Xplore: Training Session Event Details Date: Thursday, November 12, 2015 Time: 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Location: Caruth Hall, Palmer Conference Room A representative from IEEE will be onsite during the training session. This

CUL 2014 – 2015 Annual Report Available online

The Central University Libraries 2014 – 2015 Annual Report is available online.  Learn about recent donations to our collections, library accomplishments, and staff achievements. 2014 – 2015 Highlights Fondren Library Center Renovation Friends of the SMU Libraries grants A new

Renovation Town Hall Meetings – Sept 29 & Oct 2

Here is your chance to learn about the Fondren Library Center Renovation! There will be a presentation of the upcoming changes, timelines, and impacts on services, followed by a Q&A session where you can bring your questions. Everyone is welcome!

New Fondren Library Hours

Fondren Library Center will not be open 24/5 during the 2015-2016 academic year as it has been in the past.  In this decision this year, we carefully considered two major factors: the library renovation and usage statistics. First, the current

Research Workshops this September

Get an introduction to research at Fondren Library Center! Workshops are free and open to current SMU students. See all upcoming workshops. September workshops Managing Citations Learn the essentials of using a citation manager, such as EndNote Basic or Refworks

Fondren Library Center Open House, September 25

Fondren Library Center Open House Please join us for a special Homecoming open house celebrating Libraries: Then and Now and showcasing the ongoing Fondren Library Center renovation. Light refreshments provided. Event Information Date: Friday, September 25 Time: 2 – 3

Announcing our new Document Delivery service!

Central University Libraries rolls out document delivery service for faculty, staff, and students Interlibrary Loan (ILL) has started a document delivery service for faculty, staff, and graduate students that delivers scanned pdf of articles and book chapters from the Central

Fondren Library Welcome Tent: August 24 – 25

SMU’s Central University Libraries will greet new and returning students with much needed cold water and campus maps, 9:45 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. during the first two days of school. Stop by our tent in front of Fondren Library and

Library Catalog down for maintenance, June 8 & 9

Update: The maintenance down time has been extended until Wednesday, June 10 The Library Catalog ( will undergo system maintenance on Monday and Tuesday, June 8 and 9, 2015. During that time, you will not be able to use the