New DeGolyer Exhibit: The Not So Secret Life of the Faculty

August 22, 2014

The Not So Secret Life of the Faculty DeGolyer Library Professors teach classes— everyone knows this—but how do they spend their time outside of that MWF 8:00am seminar? Get a glimpse into the roles of Southern Methodist University professors as

Bestselling Author Jan Karon Book Signing, September 4

August 21, 2014

Jan Karon presents “Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good“ Please join us for a lecture and book signing with New York Times bestselling author Jan Karon.  Jan Karon will present her new book, Glitter and Glue. Date: Thursday, September 4, 2014

Bestselling Author Susan Vreeland Book Signing, September 3

August 20, 2014

Susan Vreeland presents Lisette’s List Friends of the SMU Libraries will host New York Times bestselling author Susan Vreeland to promote her new novel, Lisette’s List. Date: Wednesday, September 3 11 am: Private Reception with the Author. Cost, $30 (includes

Preview our new CUL website!

July 28, 2014

On August 4, Central University Libraries will launch a newly designed website.   Left: Current CUL website – Right: New website –   Highlights View pages easily on smartphones, tablets, laptops, and desktop computers. Find the library materials

July 24 Film Screening – Neshoba: The Price of Freedom

July 8, 2014

In honor of the 50th Anniversary of Freedom Summer we will be screening the Micki Dickoff film Neshoba: The Price of Freedom. Included in the event will be a short talk by Dr. Dennis Simon, Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor, Political

SMU’s Believe It Or Not! Part II – on exhibit at Fondren

June 10, 2014

SMU’s Believe It Or Not! Part II The bizarre. The strange. THE UNUSUAL. Exhibit on display: June 9 – September 22, 2014, Fondren Library Center Lobby All right here from the SMU Libraries. Spanning multiple collections (including the George W.

Ground-breaking eBook Loan!

May 29, 2014

SMU’s Central University Libraries (CUL) recently filled the very first Occam’s Reader request. The University of Missouri borrowed the e-book, Third International Handbook of Mathematics Education. The book was 1,119 pages. The Occam’s Reader Project – comprised of Texas Tech

Friends of the SMU Libraries Announce 2014 Grant Recipients

May 15, 2014

The Friends of the SMU Libraries are pleased to announce the 2014 grant recipients. Grants benefit all of the SMU Libraries. A complete list of grants can be found at

Late Night Snack Night – Free Food! May 7 – 9.

April 30, 2014

Paws and Take a Break: Therapy Dogs at the Library – May 6

April 26, 2014

Reduce the stress of studying for finals! Spend some time with a therapy dog at the library! Location: Fondren Library Center, Touch Learning Center (1st floor, Fondren Library East) – tentative location Date: Tuesday, May 6 Time: 1 p.m. –

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