The Hamon Library debuted an updated and enhanced website on February 9 that was designed with the information needs of the Meadows School of the Arts community in mind. In addition to improved navigation, the website is optimized for a wide array of mobile and desktop devices and offers a more robust mobile experience. Headlining the homepage is a new integrated search box, with tabs for the library catalog and an online articles search.
Library users looking for research help will find a consolidated page for online resources in the arts and communication studies, including recommended databases and research guides. For those needing more personalized research help, our Ask a Librarian service is featured throughout the site.
Pertinent information about using the library has been made more visible and easier to access, especially on mobile devices. The study room reservation app and Today’s Hours are now among the first things a mobile user sees on navigating to the Hamon website.
The new homepage design highlights Hamon news and events, including current and past exhibitions in the Hawn Exhibition Gallery. Special collections at Hamon also got an updated look for their pages, where you can get information and see content from the Bywaters Special Collections and G. William Jones Film & Video Collection.
Although the website has changed, the URL has not: http://smu.edu/cul/hamon. All CUL Libraries websites are now in the process of implementing similar design and functionality updates. Hamon’s website is the first to launch publicly.