Looking Back: SMU’s “The Campus” – June 7th, 1944

June 5, 2018

SMU newspaper reports on D-Day On June 7, 1944, SMU’s “The Campus” newspaper reports on the tide turning invasion in France with a mix of editorials, hard-nosed journalism, features stories and typical campus happenings. This newspaper offers an excellent snapshot

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New Library Search Features

May 21, 2018

  The libraries have upgraded the library search tool to the Ex Libris’ Primo VE, after implementing the search tool in June 2017. Over the past year, library staff have listened to your feedback to improve the functionality of the

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CUL Interim Dean Wins Outstanding Administrator Award

April 20, 2018

Congratulations are in order for our Interim CUL Dean Elizabeth Killingsworth, who received the Outstanding Administrator Award presented by the SMU Student Senate! This award is presented to one administrator for outstanding contributions to the SMU community and more importantly,

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Why Archives? SMU Archivist, Joan Gosnell Explains

April 19, 2018

We recently chatted with SMU Libraries’ own Joan Gosnell, SMU Archivist. With the upcoming presentations of the Black History at SMU Student Oral History Projects, we wanted to ask Joan some questions about “The Archives.” Joan was a big part

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Library Survey for Graduate Students

April 2, 2018

Graduate Students, We need your help. The Responsibility and Social Entrepreneurship (ADV 6372) course is conducting a survey as part of their SMU Libraries case. They are helping us learn how to effectively tell graduate students, like you, about the

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Kanopy Streaming: Access Restored – Updated

March 26, 2018

Updated on 3/27 at 4:09pm: Library staff have restored access to streaming videos via Kanopy.  All Kanopy films are available either immediately, or upon submission of the request form at the Kanopy site.  We are approving almost all requests received, and are

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Interview with GIS Bootcamp guest lecturer, Stace Maples

March 12, 2018

The Initiative for Spatial Literacy is  preparing for another GIS Bootcamp taught by Stace Maples on  March 20th, 2018.  This year’s focus is on the utility of GIS to graduate student research. In advance of the GIS Bootcamp we took

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Need Book Recommendations? We Have a Recreational Reading Guide!

March 5, 2018

Central University Libraries knows that you don’t just love us because we are a great place to study and research, but it’s because we have some awesome Book Recommendations too! Take advantage of one of our favorite guides, The Recreational

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Using GIS in the Classroom, Presented by Anita Palmer

February 21, 2018

About the Workshop In this workshop, participants will explore several of the 120 pre-built activities that allow teachers to cover required content using the free interactive mapping tool ArcGIS Online. The activities are standards-based and closely follow the map concepts

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