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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

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

Be Heard! Join the CUL Student Advisory Council: September 21

Join us for the first Fall 2015 meeting of the CUL Student Advisory Council on September 21 at 3 p.m. The major topic of discussion for this meeting will be the Fondren Library Center renovation. To learn more information and

Meet Norman, the Therapy Pig! May 6 & 7

Stressed about finals?  Need a break?  You’ll go hog wild over Norman! Norman, a Juliana pig, is a certified Pet Therapy Animal through Pet Partners.  He knows more than 20 tricks and frequently participates in charity events.  He will be

Amanda Eyre Ward Book Signing, January 30

Amanda Eyre Ward presents The Same Sky Friends of the SMU Libraries will host New York Times bestselling author Amanda Eyre Ward to promote her new novel, The Same Sky. Date: Friday, January 30 11 -11:30 a.m. Author’s Reception. Cost,

Students: Apply now to be a book at the Living Library!

You’re Interesting! You Should Be a Book-on-Loan! Apply now!  Visit for details. What  is  the  role  of  a  “Book  on  Loan”?   A person serving as a Book will be “borrowed” by a visitor and will get a chance

Bestselling Author Ross King lecture and book signing, March 18

Ross King presents “Leonardo and the Last Supper“ Please join us for a lecture and book signing with New York Times bestselling author Ross King, who will present his book, Leonardo and the Last Supper. Date: Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Bestselling author Kelly Corrigan lecture and book signing, March 4

Kelly Corrigan presents “Glitter and Glue“ Please join us for a lecture and book signing with New York Times bestselling author Kelly Corrigan.  Ms. Corrigan will present her new book, Glitter and Glue. Date: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 Time: 7:00

CUL Student Advisory Council meeting, February 24

We are excited to announce the first spring meeting of the Central University Libraries Student Advisory Council (CULSAC). CULSAC meetings are an opportunity for you to meet with library staff and provide feedback on how we can make improvements. Meetings

Bestselling author Sue Monk Kidd lecture and book signing, February 18

Sue Monk Kidd presents “The Invention of Wings“ Please join us for a lecture and book signing with New York Times bestselling author Sue Monk Kidd. Kidd will present her new book, The Invention of Wings. Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2014