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Paws and Take a Break

Reduce the stress of studying for finals! Spend some time with a therapy dog! About the Event: Our canine friends from Pet Partners will visit with students to help reduce stress from finals.  Research has shown that spending 5-24 minutes with a calm

Late Night Snacks: Free Food!

Late Night Snacks returns to Fondren Library! Join us for free snacks while you study in Fondren during the Reading Days. Late Night Snacks will be brought to you by SMU Dining Services. Find the menu by following @smudining on

Long Night Against Procrastination

Start your finals week right and finish your semester strong by joining us Fondren Library’s first ever Long Night Against Procrastination! The Long Night Against Procrastination, or LNAP, is a structured environment with timed study sessions and breaks to help keep you productive and

Library Staff Music Playlist: Listen Now!

Listen Now! Get the playlist Finals are almost here so it is time to hit the books! Enjoy a playlist of hand-picked songs from the Libraries Staff to help you focus while studying. Have Spotify Premium on your phone? Enter spotify:user:ncdsatsmu into the Spotify search.

Food for Library Fines

In the spirit of holiday sharing, Bridwell Library and Central University Libraries are once again collecting food donations for the North Texas Food Bank in return for waiving library fines. For every donation of a can or package of non-perishable

Faculty Information Literacy Stipend Winners are Announced

Central University Libraries is pleased to announce the first recipients of the Faculty Information Literacy Stipend. Both Dr. Kathleen Gallagher and Dr. Beth Newman are implementing assignments into a Fall 2016 course that address information literacy concepts and skills, working

GIS@SMU Kick Off! Thursday 9/29 at 5PM

Interested in what’s happening with mapping and GIS at SMU? Help kick off this year’s GIS@SMU research cluster on Thursday September 29th at 5pm in the Group Projects Room, Room 106 in Fondren Library. Klaus Desmet (economics), Mark McCoy (Archaeology)

Library Closing Early Friday September 23rd

Fondren Library will be closing at 3pm this Friday, September 23rd for Game Day. Regular hours will resume Saturday September 24th at noon.

24-Hour Study Space Starting Sept 11

Time to break out the all-night snacks and 5-hour energy! Fondren Library will be open 24/5 (Sun at noon through Friday at 6pm) starting on Sunday Sept 11. All of the new study spaces will be open all night, including

Study with a View at Fondren!

Students and faculty can now enjoy remarkable views of the Dallas skyline in the newly-renovated 4th floor Skyline Study Area at Fondren Library. This is a quiet study area where students can study and be inspired in a comfortable environment set against a stunning