Category Archives: E-Resources

Help Shape Support for SMU Academic and Research Goals

Check your email! SMU Libraries is conducting the first comprehensive campus-wide survey since 2011, in collaboration with OIT.  The survey opened via email invitation on Thursday February 14th and will run until Monday February 25th.  All Faculty, Staff, and Graduate

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Copyright Questions? We Can Help!

SMU Libraries Copyright helps you navigate copyright law. Our site covers legal basics, including fair use, teaching provisions, and public performance rights. Copyright and Licensing Is Everywhere. Whether sharing files through Canvas, using photographs in publications, or setting your latest

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New Research Data Management Support Available from SMU Libraries

Recognizing the growing need to support SMU researchers’ data management needs, SMU Libraries offers consultation for research data management support. Librarians are available to discuss different aspects of the research data life cycle in the following areas: Data Access: explanation

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Seven Tips for Spotting False Information and Bias

Trying to determine if that news or social media story you are reading is biased? Check your emotional response, says SMU Information Literacy Librarian Megan Heuer. “A strong emotional response to a news story, positive or negative, is a sign

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Get Familiar with Open Access Publishing

What is open access publishing? Open access (OA) is the online publication of scholarly articles, at no cost to readers. With unsustainable increases in journal costs, OA could provide the answer to maintaining access to academic journals.   How “open”

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In-depth Research Assistance From Your Couch

What is Virtual Connect? With SMU Libraries’ new online service, you can now meet with a librarian from anywhere.  You can see and speak with a librarian from your laptop or mobile device, and share screens to help find what

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Spotting Fake News

Why do people fall for fake news?  How do you verify a piece of news as real?  How do you determine bias?  What is the place of personal responsibility in finding good news? There have been a lot of solutions

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Looking Back: SMU’s “The Campus” – June 7th, 1944

SMU newspaper reports on D-Day On June 7, 1944, SMU’s “The Campus” newspaper reports on the tide turning invasion in France with a mix of editorials, hard-nosed journalism, features stories and typical campus happenings. This newspaper offers an excellent snapshot

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Why Archives? SMU Archivist, Joan Gosnell Explains

We recently chatted with SMU Libraries’ own Joan Gosnell, SMU Archivist. With the upcoming presentations of the Black History at SMU Student Oral History Projects, we wanted to ask Joan some questions about “The Archives.” Joan was a big part

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Library Collections Update

Faculty Please complete the survey on library resources before March 1st.   Thank you to all faculty and staff members who attended and provided feedback at the recent Library Collections Budget Town Hall meeting in January. The meeting allowed us

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