Category Archives: News

Fondren Centennial Reading Room Now Open!

The Fondren Centennial Reading Room is now open! The centerpiece of the Fondren Library Center renovation is the restoration of the reading room to its former grandeur, made possible by the generosity of The Fondren Foundation. Enjoy custom-designed handcrafted tables

Fondren Library Celebration, April 15

SMU TO CELEBRATE FONDREN LIBRARY TRANSFORMATION April 1, 2016 DALLAS (SMU) – The renovation of SMU’s Fondren Library, to be unveiled during Founders’ Day Weekend, features a transformation of information technology resources for student and faculty researchers and a restoration

Love your Federal Depository Library

What do you love about your local Federal depository library? During the month of February, send a shout out to your library and tweet about your experience using the hashtag #lovemyFDL. Follow Central University Libraries: @smucul Did you know: Southern

Faculty Information Literacy Stipend: $1000 Award

About the Award A stipend of $1000 will be given to the winning faculty member for designing and implementing an information literacy assignment for a Fall 2016 course in collaboration with the department’s subject librarian. The stipend will be disbursed

New Library Catalog Service: Request Pick Up or Scan

The next time you search the Library Catalog, you may notice a new request option: Request Pick Up or Scan. This link allows SMU faculty, staff, and students to request that a book be pulled and held at the service

Club Fondy @ Hughes-Trigg (Nov 30 – Dec. 16)

Due to the ongoing library renovation, the Fondren Library Center has partnered with Hughes-Trigg to offer 24/7 study during finals for all students.  Hughes-Trigg will be open starting Monday, November 30 for overnight study. Hughes-Trigg will not close, but will

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!