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SMU Libraries Newsletter – Fall 2020

Curious about what the libraries have been up to this fall? Check out the latest issue of the SMU Libraries Newsletter to find out how to library in a pandemic and so much more!  

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

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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

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Learning to Engage in Anti-Racism

A Message from SMU Libraries’ Dean, Holly Jeffcoat: Books, and the ideas they contain, are key resources when people are confronted with new ideas and problems. They help us learn from experts, dig deeper into our past, and contemplate ideas

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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

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Discussing Racism With Children (by Age Group)

In a recent interview with the Los Angeles Times about racism, the author Ibram X. Kendi discussed the need to talk about racism with children: “When children ask a racial question and we don’t want to talk about it, the

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SMU Libraries’ 2nd Annual Digital Humanities Research Institute

Join DHRI@SMU, August 10-13, 2020. Apply now, applications are due July 31 Digital humanities (DH) answers humanities questions with computational methods. DHRI@SMU offers intensive training in DH tools and skills. We focus both the digital and the humanities. We also

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A Finals Message From Your Libraries

Finals may not be on campus this semester but that does not make them any less stressful. We have put together some resources, tips, and advice to help you through this. In addition, SMU Librarians are still available to answer

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Now Is When You Ask For Help

It’s ok. It’s the end of the semester, and you’re trying to finish those papers and projects so you can move on. It’s stressful. The good news? We are made for this, we train for this, we have even gone to grad school to

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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 September 30. GRADUATING? If graduating and you live in Dallas, return your books and

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