This is your one-stop guide to getting the most out of SMU Libraries' services and resources. Perfect for freshmen and exchange students!
You are welcome to make a Research Consultation appointment with your Research Librarian, who will guide you to find credible information resources for your assignments.
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University Librarian's Message
"Greetings year one students! It’s my absolute pleasure to welcome you to SMU and to SMU Libraries. As you get started with the new Term and your SMU journey, please take the time to explore this guide to learn more about how to make the most out of your libraries! SMU Libraries connect you to the campus community as well as to information, knowledge, and discovery both on-campus and online. We have a knowledgeable, dedicated, and passionate team who is committed our Vision which includes advancing research, education, complex problem solving, and cultivating lifelong learning. You will see librarians as part of your orientation experience, teaching various workshops, collaborating with faculty in your classes, at campus events, and more. Please say ‘hi’ to them and ask questions; they are always happy to help. We are excited that you’ve joined SMU and look forward to seeing you in the Libraries and online. All the best for a successful Orientation and a rewarding SMU journey!"
Bethany Wilkes, University Librarian
Meet the friendly SMU librarians and find out how they can make a positive impact in your studies.