Fondren Library Open House, Sept. 17

September 11, 2014

  Fondren Library Center Open House Showcasing Library & IT Services for Faculty, Staff & Students Date:  September 17 Time: 2 – 5 p.m. Win fabulous prizes! • FREE refreshments! • Tours of Fondren technology & the best places to

Darwin Payne Book Signing, Sept. 18

September 10, 2014

Book signing and lecture by Professor Emeritus Darwin Payne No Small Dreams: J. Erik Jonsson—Texas Visionary Date: September 18, 2014 6 p.m. Reception 6:30 p.m. Lecture with book signing to follow Location: DeGolyer Library, Southern Methodist University About the book:

U. S. Constitution Day, Sept. 17 (food and prizes!)

September 9, 2014

SMU celebrates good citizenship with food, fun and prizes at the 2014 Constitution Day. Date: Wednesday, September 17th 2014 Time: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Location: Hughes-Trigg Student Center The event is cosponsored by the Office of the Provost, Central University Libraries, Hughes-Trigg

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Book Signing, Sept. 21

September 8, 2014

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand presents Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World Date: Sunday, September 21 6 pm: Author’s Reception in the Hughes-Trigg Ballroom. Cost, $30 (includes signed book). RSVP Required 7 pm: Lecture and book signing. FREE. No RSVP

Featured E-Resource: Early American Newspapers

September 7, 2014

Early American Newspapers, Series 1-9 is an online resource that allows users to search and browse American newspapers published in the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries (1690-1922). From their website: This expanding collection offers fully searchable digital facsimiles of more than

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

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