Category: Student Success

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 message is that race and racism should not be talked about. White parents especially don’t…Continue Reading Discussing Racism With Children (by Age Group)

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 help you in this very moment. Let us help you feel better about getting a great…Continue Reading Now Is When You Ask For Help

Junior Madeline Dixon, the 2020 Larrie and Bobbi Weil Undergraduate Research Award Recipient

Madeline Dixon was nominated by Dr. Erin R. Hochman, Associate Professor of History, for her Junior Seminar paper, The Weimar Republic and the War of Memory. In her nomination description, Dr Hochman highlighted Madeline’s use of SMU Libraries’ resources by saying: “Ms. Dixon showed herself to be an excellent researcher, going far beyond the minimum…Continue Reading Junior Madeline Dixon, the 2020 Larrie and Bobbi Weil Undergraduate Research Award Recipient

Get Unstuck

Meet with an SMU Librarian for a personalized 1on1 consultation, via Zoom. We have a librarian for every subject at SMU. It’s not too late to get help, so book your consultation now. Remember, we have an expert for that! Why Consult With an SMU Librarian? You get individualized help on your specific topic You…Continue Reading Get Unstuck

Let’s Meet

1on1 consultations are personalized meetings with an SMU Librarian, via Zoom. We have a librarian for every subject at SMU. Getting started early is the key to success, so book your consultation now. Remember, we have an expert for that! Why Consult With an SMU Librarian? You get individualized help on your specific topic You…Continue Reading Let’s Meet

We Can Get That For You

All of the recent changes in our lives have upended how you go to school. One thing that remains constant is how SMU Libraries can still help you be successful in your classes. Here are a few ways that we can help: Chat No chat bots here! If you can’t find the right book, article…Continue Reading We Can Get That For You

Virtual Library Help

SMU Libraries are here for you. We’ve extended our Virtual Help Hours to be available for students, faculty and staff seven days a week.Through chat, email or online appointments, most of ours services are still available to you. We’re ready to help! Click here or visit: www.smu.edu/libraries/fondren/ask…Continue Reading Virtual Library Help