Paws and Take a Break: Therapy Dogs at Fondren, Dec. 8

November 24, 2014

Reduce the stress of studying for finals! Spend some time with a therapy dog at the library! Location: Fondren Library Center Information Commons (1st floor, Fondren Library East) Date: Monday, December 8 Time: 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. About the

Houston Faust Mount II Book Signing, Dec. 4

November 24, 2014

The Career of Everette Lee DeGolyer Lecture and Book Signing with Author Houston Faust Mount II Date: Thursday, December 4, 2014 Time: Reception 6pm in Texana Room, lecture 6:30pm in the Stanley Marcus Reading Room Location: DeGolyer Library, 6404 Robert

Phishing Alert: Library Account Access Email

November 17, 2014

We have received reports of a phishing attempt involving the SMU Library Catalog. A realistic looking email warns you that your library account is about to expire, and instructs you to log in to reactive it. But the URL in

KUDOS to DeGolyer Library on DMN Article

November 17, 2014

Kudos to the DeGolyer Library, particularly curator Anne Peterson, for the wonderful article in the Dallas Morning News today on its exhibit and new collection – Defined by Light. http://www.dallasnews.com/entertainment/columnists/rick-brettell/20141115-a-revolution-in-seeing-exhibition-captures-first-75-years-of-photography.ece

KUDOS to the “Love Your Library” Homecoming Float!

November 17, 2014

Kudos to all who participated in creating the library float for Homecoming. It was truly a fun afternoon, and we received many commendations for our cute kids and cute float! Thanks to the Friends of the SMU Libraries Board, CUL

Featured E-Resource: JSTOR

November 16, 2014

JSTOR provides full-text coverage of core scholarly journals, starting from the date of first publication. Designed for digital preservation and distribution, JSTOR works best for articles published years ago. As always, Ask a Librarian if you would like help searching

Kanopy Virtual Film Festival through Nov. 21

November 10, 2014

Join us for a virtual film festival hosted by Kanopy Streaming.  The Charleston Virtual Film Festival is being held in conjunction with the 2014 Charleston Library Conference. More than 170 films are available to stream. Producers include Kino Lorber Edu,

International Games Day @ Your Library: Nov. 17 – 21

November 10, 2014

Like puzzles?  Coloring books, table top games, playing cards, and more? Fondren Library Center and Hamon Arts Library will join hundreds of libraries throughout the country in November for the seventh annual celebration of gaming in libraries – International Games

KUDOS to Four CUL Librarians for Promotions

November 4, 2014

KUDOS to the following librarians for their recent promotions!   Hollie Gardner:                 User Experience Librarian, will be promoted to Librarian 2 Emily Grubbs:                    Archivist, Hamon Arts Library, will be promoted to Librarian 2 James Kessenides:           Humanities Research Librarian, will

Kathryn Harrison Book Signing, Nov. 13

November 4, 2014

Kathryn Harrison Presents Joan of Arc: A Life Transfigured 6 pm: Author’s Reception. Cost, $30 (includes signed book). RSVP Required Cash or check accepted at the door. Signed book included. 7 pm: FREE Lecture and book signing. No RSVP required.

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