Please join us in congratulating Mimi Wassef, the 2023 Recipient of the Larrie and Bobbi Weil Undergraduate Research Award! The Larrie and Bobbi Weil Undergraduate Research Award recognizes a student research paper that demonstrates depth, breadth, and thoughtful command of library resources. The winning student receives an award at Honors Convocation and $500. The…Continue Reading Congratulations to 2023 Weil Research Award Winner Mimi Wassef
SMU Libraries Newsletter – Fall 2022
Keep up with what’s going down 🗯 The SMU Libraries Newsletters highlight the latest and greatest that happens each semester. Check out our Fall 2022 edition to learn what we’ve been up to lately! …Continue Reading SMU Libraries Newsletter – Fall 2022
Our Stories: Black Families in Early Dallas featuring co-editor Judith Garrett Segura
Friends of SMU Libraries and DeGolyer Library host a lecture and book signing event for Our Stories: Black Families in Early Dallas, featuring co-editor Judith Garrett Segura. Our Stories: Black Families in Early Dallas combines carefully chosen excerpts from two publications by the late Dr. Mamie McKnight’s organization, Black Dallas Remembered. Through the excerpts chosen by editors George…Continue Reading Our Stories: Black Families in Early Dallas featuring co-editor Judith Garrett Segura
Research Assignment Stipend Spring 2023 Winners
Congratulations to the Research Assignment Stipend Spring 2023 Winners! Dr. Katharine Boswell, in collaboration with Social Science Research Librarian Julia Anderson, for Gender: Images & Perspectives (WGST 2322). Dr. Britta Hanson, in collaboration with Director of Hamon Arts Library Jolene de Verges, for International Film History (FILM 1266). Dr. Richard Hermes, in collaboration with Humanities…Continue Reading Research Assignment Stipend Spring 2023 Winners
Friends of SMU Libraries 2022 Grants
Since its founding in 1970, Friends of SMU Libraries has been committed to helping the libraries maintain excellence. They have funded over $1,000,000 in library materials, books, electronic resources, equipment, and services. The Friend’s Grants Committee meets annually to review and award grant monies to benefit SMU Libraries. This year the Grants Committee met in…Continue Reading Friends of SMU Libraries 2022 Grants
Behind the Scenes: SMU Libraries Research & User Experience Intern Program
The Research & User Experience (R-UX) Intern Program at SMU Libraries gives local Master of Library and Information Science students the opportunity to engage in librarian-level work including research services, teaching library instruction sessions for undergraduate students, and improving user experience through special projects and committee assignments. The R-UX Internship program has been a mechanism…Continue Reading Behind the Scenes: SMU Libraries Research & User Experience Intern Program
Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month with SMU Libraries!
In partnership with the SMU Association of Asian and Pacific American Scholars and Allies (AAPASA), we encourage SMU students, faculty and staff to celebrate Asian American/Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month by learning more about the AAPI community. Here are a few ways to do so: Read a book Contemporary Asian America includes essays on Asian…Continue Reading Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month with SMU Libraries!
Music & Metadata Librarian, Rahni Kennedy Selected for ARL Leadership and Career Development Program
Rahni B. Kennedy, Music & Media Catalog/Metadata Librarian and Physical Processing Manager, has been selected to participate in the (ARL) 2022-2023 Leadership and Career Development Program (LCPD). The LCDP is a yearlong program that prepares mid-career level librarians from historically underrepresented racial and ethnic groups to prepare them to take on leadership roles in their…Continue Reading Music & Metadata Librarian, Rahni Kennedy Selected for ARL Leadership and Career Development Program
SMU Libraries Recognizes Information Literacy in Courses Across Campus
SMU Libraries’ Faculty Information Literacy Stipend awards $1,000 to faculty for proposals that best implement an information literacy assignment into their course. Faculty collaborate with their subject librarians to design an information literacy framework to support student learning activities and assignments. The stipend is awarded upon completion of the course and the submission of a…Continue Reading SMU Libraries Recognizes Information Literacy in Courses Across Campus
Love Libraries? Get Involved!
Guest blogger Brynn Price, sophomore and SMU Libraries Advisory Board Member, answers questions about her SMU Libraries SAB experience: Why serve as a leader on the SMU Libraries Student Advisory Board? The Libraries are the heart of the University, and at the heart of the Libraries is the Student Advisory Board. I began to…Continue Reading Love Libraries? Get Involved!