Category Archives: Fondren

Meet the Librarians: Jonathan McMichael

 User Experience Librarian Originally a teacher, User Experience (UX) Librarian Jonathan McMichael found his interest in librarianship while getting his Master’s in Education. “In my first year of real teaching after student teaching, we had to take classes to get

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Fondren Library study space quiz

Encompassing a large swath to the east of Dallas Hall, Fondren Library is a space of many nooks and crannies. With all of these different places to study, it might be hard to choose exactly which one works best for

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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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Modern Masters Tapestries in Fondren

The Modern Masters Tapestries series, which hung in the DeGolyer Library Reading Room before Fondren’s completed renovation in 2016, is now on view in Fondren’s Collaborative Commons and other areas of the library.   A Bit of History about Tapestries

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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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Technology in the Archives–and at the Academy Awards

 Fondren Library Center Lobby On display through February 25, 2015 We could not imagine our daily life without technology staples such as calculators, computers, high definition televisions, smartphones and many other devices. Much of this modern technology started in the

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Year of the Faculty Exhibit at Fondren

The Not So Secret Life of the Faculty Fondren Library Center Lobby October 1 – December 31, 2014 Professors teach classes— everyone knows this—but how do they spend their time outside of that MWF 8:00am seminar? Get a glimpse into

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SMU’s Believe It Or Not! Part II – on exhibit at Fondren

SMU’s Believe It Or Not! Part II The bizarre. The strange. THE UNUSUAL. Exhibit on display: June 9 – September 22, 2014, Fondren Library Center Lobby All right here from the SMU Libraries. Spanning multiple collections (including the George W.

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SMU Lit Fest : Then & Now – exhibit at Fondren Library Center through June 9

LitFest Then… And Now Exhibit March 17 – June 9, 2014 Fondren Library Center Lobby The first SMU Literary Festival was held in 1975 and for many years thereafter it attracted major stars of the literary world to Dallas.  John

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Fold This: The Foscue Map Library – on exhibit January 13 – March 17, 2014

Fold This: The Foscue Map Library January 13, – March 17, 2014 Fondren Library Center Lobby From navigating the SMU campus to the Solar system, maps have helped us locate, learn, uncover and discover throughout time. This exhibit highlights a

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