Tag Archives: Central University Libraries

SMU celebrates Constitution Day 2013 with food, prizes

SMU celebrates good citizenship with food, fun and prizes at the 2013 Constitution Day observance 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Commons. The event is cosponsored by the Office of the Provost, Central University Libraries, Hughes-Trigg Student Center and the Office of Student Affairs. … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Fall 2013 exhibits at SMU

As the school year kicks off, be sure to make time for the five exhibitions at SMU this semester. The Stewart Album: Art, Letters, and Souvenirs to an American Patron in Paris  The Meadows Museum presents their recent acquisition of … Continue reading

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SMU Libraries host 2013 CUL Cookout April 16-17

To celebrate National Library Week – as well as SMU’s Year of the Library – Central University Libraries and the Office of Information Technology will serve up snacks and share information at the 6th annual CUL Cookout April 16-17, 2013. All-beef hot dogs, veggie dogs, popcorn, cookies and other … Continue reading

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SMU’s DeGolyer Library celebrates Joe Coomer’s life in letters

The career and achievements of acclaimed author and SMU alumnus Joe Coomer is celebrated in a retrospective exhibition running through Friday, May 24, 2013 in SMU’s DeGolyer Library. “Joe Coomer: A Life in Letters” explores Coomer’s creative process using handwritten drafts, … Continue reading

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SMU explores the legacy of Aaron Swartz and ‘guerilla open access’

Computer programmer and political activist Aaron Swartz posted his Guerilla Open Access Manifesto on the nonprofit Internet Archive in 2008. On Jan. 11, 2013, at age 26, the Reddit co-founder took his own life, apparently despondent over his imminent federal prosecution and the … Continue reading

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New DeGolyer Library exhibit features rare Civil War photographs

A new exhibit at SMU’s DeGolyer Library features rare Civil War images of African American slave life, Southern battlefield scenes and camp life for Union and Confederate soldiers. “The Civil War in Photographs: New Perspectives from the Robin Stanford Collection” … Continue reading

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Linda Darnell exhibition celebrates two gifts to SMU arts library

Two recent gifts will expand the special collections housed in SMU’s Jake and Nancy Hamon Arts Library. A gift of personal materials from the estate of Dallas philanthropist and arts patron Nancy Hamon includes $1 million to endow, preserve and … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Dec. 4, 2012

Winter Break is nearly here – the end of 2012 (and beginning of 2013) at a glance: Dec. 3: Last day of instruction Dec. 4-5: Reading days Dec. 6-12: Examinations (no exams scheduled for Sunday) Dec. 14: The Guildhall at SMU Winter … Continue reading

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SMU Libraries welcome Halloween 2012 with a ‘Night’ to remember

SMU’s Central University Libraries break open the vaults to present a horror classic on Halloween night, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. Legendary director George Romero’s first feature film, the original Night of the Living Dead, haunts the quad in a free outdoor screening beginning … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Sept. 13, 2012

Graphic poetry: Together the Meadows Museum and Bridwell Library acquired a copy of Picasso’s Vingt Poëmes. This is one of fifteen deluxe copies of the book itself and features 20 sonnets by famed Spanish poet Luis de Góngora y Argote; … Continue reading

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