Business Library

Policies

The Business Library is a restricted access facility, available only to current students, faculty, staff, and alumni of SMU. To obtain access to Business Library resources, patrons must present a valid SMU ID, for verification of status when entering the facility.

Food, Drinks & Tobacco

Tobacco use is prohibited in the Business Library. Drinks in containers with lids securely fastened are permitted in The Kitt Investing and Trading Center but no food is allowed in The Kitt Investing and Trading Center. We appreciate continued cooperation in keeping the Business Library clean by disposing of trash properly and reporting any spills immediately.

Software Available On Business Library Computers

Many software packages are available to you. Be aware that software loads are often changed to meet the needs of classes offered for the current semester. Please refer to our facilities page for additional information.

Multimedia Studio

The Studio may be reserved in advance, online, using the Reserve a Study Room link. Please review our room reservation policies on that page. The digital video camera and iPod kits may be reserved and checked out separately from the Studio.

Group Presentation Room

The Room may be reserved in advance, online, using the Reserve a Study Room link. Please review our room reservation policies on that page.

Course Reserves

Business faculty may place books, reports, and other printed materials on reserve in the Business Library.  Reserve materials may be located by consulting the Library Catalog. Electronic materials may be placed on reserve through Fondren Library and are displayed on the Library Catalog system.

Copying and Printing

Purchasing copies or prints requires electronic payment. Value may be added to the magnetic stripe on student ID cards through PaperCut. To activate and add funds to your PaperCut account go to printing.smu.edu.

To see more information for printing, visit smu.edu/printing. 

Copyright

Patrons must comply with copyright, patent, and licensing limitations.

  • Software installed in lab computers may not be copied.
  • Materials from the web may not be copied beyond the limits of fair use.
  • Materials in Business Library print collections may not be copied beyond the limits of fair use. Fair use applies in an educational setting. Students and faculty may use copyrighted materials under stringent limitations, primarily for classroom and class-related purposes. Please use the links listed below or ask a Business Librarian for more detailed information.

Students, please consult with a staff member or your instructor before undertaking extensive photocopying.

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