Year: 2023

What’s New at Bridwell Library? Fall 2023

Bridwell Library’s latest publications are now available online. We hope you will enjoy the Fall 2023 issues of The Bridwell Quarterly and The Bridwell Quill, a Note from the Director. This fall we’ve hosted World Methodist events, allowing us to share some of the treasures of Bridwell Library’s new long-term exhibition, The World Methodist Museum Collections…Continue Reading What’s New at Bridwell Library? Fall 2023

Upcoming Changes to Fondren Library Spaces

stacked blueprints

Fondren Library is set to undergo some renovations in the new year, with several exciting projects that will transform our library spaces. If you’ve noticed the signs in the Commons on the first floor of Fondren Red, you may already know about the upcoming construction in the library. We’ve teamed up with Master of Design…Continue Reading Upcoming Changes to Fondren Library Spaces

Winter break hours

The Business Library wishes everyone happy holidays! And would like to remind you of our adjusted winter break hours. Our winter break hours begin on December 13th and run through January 12th. The library will be closed for the holidays from December 22nd through January 1st. Visit smu.edu/businesslibrary to check our adjusted hours….Continue Reading Winter break hours

What’s in a biography? The life of Leonard Bernstein on film and in print

Bernstein with TV Camera on set

Maestro, the new motion picture about Leonard Bernstein, just opened in Dallas area movie theaters and will be streaming on Netflix later this month. Not a standard biopic that seeks to reveal the entirety of Bernstein’s life and accomplishments, the co-writer, actor, and director, Bradley Cooper anchors this film on Bernstein’s marriage with the actress,…Continue Reading What’s in a biography? The life of Leonard Bernstein on film and in print

SMU Libraries Digital Collections Update: November 2023

Burmah, 1892, by Singer Manufacturing Company, DeGolyer Library, SMU.

In November 2023, SMU Libraries uploaded and/or updated 329 items in SMU Libraries Digital Collections. Highlights include: 49 manuscripts, documents, and imprints, 1837-1936, comprising 1,596 pages have been uploaded to the Texas: Photographs, Manuscripts, and Imprints digital collection. The items include charters for the cities of Borger, Cleburne, and Mexia; a political speech from George…Continue Reading SMU Libraries Digital Collections Update: November 2023

Good luck on finals

Good Luck on Finals! Textbook with phone and notebook on top.

‘Tis the season… the finals season, that is, and the Business Library wishes all of our fantastic students good luck on finals! You’ve got this! And if you have any questions while studying, remember you can always Ask a Business Librarian!…Continue Reading Good luck on finals

New collection: Robert Holladay Film Media and Materials Collection

Image of laserdisc and laserdisc player

The G. William Jones Film & Video Collection, Hamon Arts Library, is pleased to announce a new donation of film materials and memorabilia, including rare laserdiscs, from the collection of the late Robert Holladay (1940-2019).  Known as “Mr. Paramount of Abilene,” Holladay was the Film Director of the historic Paramount Theatre in Abilene. He was…Continue Reading New collection: Robert Holladay Film Media and Materials Collection

Project Management for Advanced Research

  Project management can help you plan and execute writing your thesis or dissertation, publishing your scholarly article, or organizing a collaborative research project. Recently, Moody School, SMU Libraries and the Office of the Provost collaborated to host a workshop on the basic principles of project management for advanced research.  Important takeaways from the workshop…Continue Reading Project Management for Advanced Research

Ebby and the Legends of St. Paul

One of the many charitable organizations Ebby Halliday supported was the St. Paul Medical Foundation. Originally established in 1964 by the Daughters of Charity, the Foundation’s mission was provide the finest healthcare for all people. This aligned with Ebby and Maurice Acers’ lifelong credo of “doing good for others” and they both devoted their resources…Continue Reading Ebby and the Legends of St. Paul

The Light Crust Doughboys Return for a “Cool Yule Christmas Concert!”

  RSVP Art Greenhaw and The Light Crust Doughboys will return to Southern Methodist University at Perkins Chapel on Thursday, December 14 at 7:00PM to perform in their third annual “Cool Yule Christmas Concert.” The group performed for a full house in 2021 and 2022, playing Christmas carols and festive renditions of other well-known pieces….Continue Reading The Light Crust Doughboys Return for a “Cool Yule Christmas Concert!”