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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!

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