Category Archives: Library

Creating Direct Links to Online Articles

As you’re constructing your required reading lists, consider using proxy-enabled links. When you link to articles, rather than post them to Blackboard or e-mail them, it gives the library a more accurate count of resource usage and avoids gray areas … Continue reading

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Library Services Make Semester Planning Easier

Now that Summer Semester is over and you are preparing for the Fall, here are some services we offer to consider in your plans: Course Reserve. If you assign required or supplemental reading in your courses, we can manage your … Continue reading

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Meet the STEM Librarians: Ben Toon

Hello!  I’m the library’s subject matter expert for computer science, electrical engineering, EMIS, mathematics and physics.  My experience is heavy on the engineering side as I’ve worked as a market researcher in the telecom industry for the past fifteen years. … Continue reading

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Meet the STEM Librarians: Carol Baker

Hello and Greetings from Out West.  I’m the library”s subject expert for biological and environmental sciences.  This summer and fall I am working as the Fort Burgwin Librarian in the SMU in Taos program.  I have served as the information resource … Continue reading

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Meet the STEM Librarians: Sandra Setnick Zucker

Hello!  I’m the library’s subject matter specialist for geology and maps.  I’ve been a science research librarian at SMU Central University Libraries for over 25 years. What does this mean to you?  Well, if you need help locating information for … Continue reading

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Meet the STEM Librarians: Melanie Golder

Hi! I am the library’s subject specialist for Mechanical, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Chemistry.  I have a Master’s degree in Botany and am certified to teach high school biology and chemistry.  I taught Middle School Science for 6 years, … Continue reading

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Library Service – Safari eBooks

How many “how-to” or professional computer books have you purchased in the past year? If you’re like me, its more than a couple just to keep pace with my job.  That’s a big reason I’m a fan of our Safari … Continue reading

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Library Service – Research Guides

With access to over 500 databases, it can be a daunting task to figure out where to turn first when researching a topic.  That’s why SMU library liaisons create Research Guides.   These guides should be the first place you … Continue reading

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Embedded Librarian Coming to a Building Near You!

If you ever need to talk with me, have free time Monday afternoon, but don’t want to trek over to Fondren Library, well your time has come.  I’m now spending a few hours each Monday afternoon to work from the … Continue reading

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SpringerLink – Upcoming Webinar Training Dates

Springer offers an hour-long webinar tutorial covering basic and advance SpringerLink features.  Classes are offered monthly with the next one Monday, March 5th at 9AM.  You can register online at the SpringerLink Training Center.

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