SMU Libraries Digital Collections Update: January 2024

Shoot the Chutes, Lake Cliff, Dallas, Tex., ca. 1908, DeGolyer Library, SMU.

In January 2024, SMU Libraries uploaded and/or updated 348 items in SMU Libraries Digital Collections. Highlights include: 5 interviews were added to the SMU Oral History and Digital Humanities Student Projects collection. These interviews, with Vicki Blanton, Sean Cordobés, Tyne Dickson, Marcus S. Duron, and Andrea Nguyen, are part of the Voices of SMU project….Continue Reading SMU Libraries Digital Collections Update: January 2024

Exhibition opening February 8 – Torn Apart: Punk + New Wave Graphics, Fashion and Culture, 1976-1986

Sex Pistols Anarchy 1976 Jamie Reid design Ray Stevenson photo

February 8 – May 10, 2024 Torn Apart: Punk + New Wave Graphics, Fashion & Culture: 1976-1986 brings together two notable collections of posters, flyers, clothing, and ephemera from this highly influential era of pivotal cultural shift in Britain and the United States. This exhibition features the collections of Andrew Krivine, scholar and collector, and Malcolm…Continue Reading Exhibition opening February 8 – Torn Apart: Punk + New Wave Graphics, Fashion and Culture, 1976-1986

Unlock the Past with AM Explorer

Illustration of a large hand coming from the sky. "A heavy hand upon the land...Catarrh. PE-RU-NA for catarrh."

    AM Explorer is a comprehensive repository of digitized primary source databases covering the 15th to the 21st centuries. Particularly relevant to students and scholars in the social sciences and humanities, the platform facilitates exploration across its extensive collections. AM Explorer’s wide-ranging variety of sources and interactive tools invites researchers to engage thoughtfully with…Continue Reading Unlock the Past with AM Explorer

Stay Focused While Researching

close up of a hand taking notes

When I ask students how they are feeling about their research projects, usually, there are two general responses – excited and overwhelmed. The open-ended nature of research means that we don’t know where it will lead us, so as explorers of new information, we can equally anticipate and dread the process Research can be particularly…Continue Reading Stay Focused While Researching

Shaping the Future Through the Lens of History

painting of Yellowstone national park

  Thanks to the generosity of Jan and Trevor D. Rees-Jones ’78, SMU Libraries begins the next chapter for significant historical scholarship, research and collaboration. This article by Pat Ward appears in the Fall 2023 issue of the SMU Libraries Newsletter.         For the past two decades, Dallas entrepreneur Trevor D. Rees-Jones…Continue Reading Shaping the Future Through the Lens of History

SMU Libraries Digital Collections Update: December 2023

[Christmas Worship Service Program, 1976], Bridwell Library, SMU.

In December 2023, SMU Libraries uploaded and/or updated 157 items in SMU Libraries Digital Collections. Highlights include: 26 photographs relating to the the construction of SMU’s Fondren Library in 1938-1939 were added to the Southern Methodist University Campus Memories collection. These include 24 photographs documenting the process, taken twice monthly from December 1938-November 1939, as…Continue Reading SMU Libraries Digital Collections Update: December 2023

What’s New at Bridwell Library? Fall 2023

Bridwell Library’s latest publications are now available online. We hope you will enjoy the Fall 2023 issues of The Bridwell Quarterly and The Bridwell Quill, a Note from the Director. This fall we’ve hosted World Methodist events, allowing us to share some of the treasures of Bridwell Library’s new long-term exhibition, The World Methodist Museum Collections…Continue Reading What’s New at Bridwell Library? Fall 2023

Upcoming Changes to Fondren Library Spaces

stacked blueprints

Fondren Library is set to undergo some renovations in the new year, with several exciting projects that will transform our library spaces. If you’ve noticed the signs in the Commons on the first floor of Fondren Red, you may already know about the upcoming construction in the library. We’ve teamed up with Master of Design…Continue Reading Upcoming Changes to Fondren Library Spaces

Winter break hours

The Business Library wishes everyone happy holidays! And would like to remind you of our adjusted winter break hours. Our winter break hours begin on December 13th and run through January 12th. The library will be closed for the holidays from December 22nd through January 1st. Visit smu.edu/businesslibrary to check our adjusted hours….Continue Reading Winter break hours