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Greetings from SMU Libraries

Postcard styled image of Dallas Hall, with the text of greetings from SMU Libraries

Welcome! It is so wonderful to have everyone on campus again! It’s been a little too quiet this summer. We want you to start the semester off well, so keep in mind, the librarians and all library staff are here to help. If you have questions, a good place to start is the libraries home…Continue Reading Greetings from SMU Libraries

Maria Katsulos receives the 2021 Larrie and Bobbi Weil Undergraduate Research Award!

Katsulos’ paper, “Unto One Man’s Hand: The Power of Portraiture of the Favorites of James I”  was nominated by Dr. Kathleen Wellman, professor of  HISTORY 4300: Junior Seminar in Research and Writing. Dr. Wellman says of Katsulos’ research: “Maria chose an ambitious and complex topic to explore. She asked what the portraits of the male…Continue Reading Maria Katsulos receives the 2021 Larrie and Bobbi Weil Undergraduate Research Award!

Introducing: Library Learning Days

The unique circumstances of this semester can make it challenging for both students and instructors to stay consistently engaged in learning. The library is here to help. we are offering additional ways to bring librarian expertise to your classroom. The sessions below can serve as breaks in the day-to-day learning that can reinvigorate student’s engagement…Continue Reading Introducing: Library Learning Days

Got SMU library books? Return them or keep them? Find out here!

Got SMU library books? Return them or keep them? Find out here! NOT GRADUATING? Keep your books and library equipment. Your due date has been extended to February 1. GRADUATING? If graduating and you live in Dallas, return your books and library equipment to the book drop at Bridwell, Fondren Library, Hamon Arts Library or Underwood…Continue Reading Got SMU library books? Return them or keep them? Find out here!

Vote 2020 – It’s Just Two Steps: Register and Vote!

With the upcoming presidential and congressional election on November 3, 2020, it’s an ideal moment to reflect on past elections at Southern Methodist University. During the late 1960s, college and university students across the country and at SMU protested against the Vietnam War. At that time, anyone under 21 could not vote, and on campuses,…Continue Reading Vote 2020 – It’s Just Two Steps: Register and Vote!

Anti-Racism Starter Kit

Dismantling systemic racism requires individuals, especially those privileged by a racist system, to proactively inform themselves, recognize their role, and take an active stand against the racism inherent in our society – including SMU. The resources below are by no means exhaustive, but can help you get started in that process. Antiracism/Talking About Race America’s…Continue Reading Anti-Racism Starter Kit