Beta Search Now Available!

April 21, 2017

Try out the beta version of our new library search! After you have taken a test drive of the new search, help us build a better search by letting us know what you think in our feedback form. The beta

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Fighting Fake News with the Libraries

April 17, 2017

The libraries recently held a workshop on how to recognize fake news which generated interesting discussions amongst attendees. As a follow up, we decided to share top tools and resources for fighting the spread of fake news and for understanding why we fall

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New Library Search: Coming June 2017

April 10, 2017

Finding the research you need is about to get a lot faster at SMU. The SMU Libraries are proud to announce the arrival of the Next Generation Library System. In June 2017, the libraries will “go live” with the Ex

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5 Minutes With: Nicole Finkbeiner, Open Education on the College Campus

March 31, 2017

Open Education Week (March 27-31) is a celebration of the global Open Education Movement. Its goal is to raise awareness about the movement and its impact on teaching and learning worldwide. SMU Libraries are helping to celebrate this week with

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5 Minutes With: Daniel Williamson and the Importance of Open Education Resources

March 29, 2017

Open Education Week (March 27-31) is a celebration of the global Open Education Movement. Its goal is to raise awareness about the movement and its impact on teaching and learning worldwide. SMU Libraries are helping to celebrate this week with

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5 Minutes With: Jonathan McMichael on Open Education Week – “What is it!?”

March 27, 2017

Open Education Week (March 27-31) is a celebration of the global Open Education Movement. Its goal is to raise awareness about the movement and its impact on teaching and learning worldwide. SMU Libraries are helping to celebrate this week with

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Finding Places to Publish

March 20, 2017

One of the joys of being a researcher, is seeing the results of the research that one has spent a long time working on, published. However, the process of finding the ideal journal is not always that easy. Experienced researchers

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2017 CUL Staff Service Awards

March 7, 2017

Special Awards for CUL Staff! Vote for the CUL Team Award and the Dean’s Eureka! Award The 2017 CUL Team Award and the Dean’s EUREKA! Award are an exciting way to bring recognition to the staff members of the CUL

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A Librarian’s Top Tips for Better Internet Searches

March 6, 2017

We use the internet to find information every day and can often easily find what we are looking for, but there are times when more advanced techniques would yield better results. Here are some recommendations. 1. Consider the language that

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Meet Stace Maples from Stanford Geospatial Center

February 26, 2017

To prepare for this week’s GIS Bootcamp, we took some time to get to know Stace Maples. He is a graduate from SMU earning his bachelor’s degree in archaeology and will be returning to teach a series of workshops on GIS

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