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Year of the Library

Year of the Library

Year of the Library

In 2013, as part of its Second Century Celebration, SMU commemorated the Year of the Library, the 100th anniversary of the founding of SMU’s first library, which began in Dallas Hall in 1913. In addition to marking historic milestones, the commemoration recognized plans to update and expand the campus libraries and open more of their priceless collections to the world.

  • Bridwell Library

    Bridwell Library offers a rich array of materials and services in support of the study and research needs of the students and faculty of Perkins School of Theology and ... (more)

  • Business Library

    The Business Library provides the SMU community with authoritative business information in a variety of formats. It supports the integration of information and ... (more)

  • DeGolyer Library

    DeGolyer is home to SMU’s special collections, a diverse catalog of primary sources for scholars and students. The library’s collection of Western Americana is ... (more)

  • Fondren Library Center

    Fondren Library was SMU’s first stand-alone library building. Today Fondren Library is home to government documents, general collections, Center for Teaching Excellence ... (more)

  • Jake and Nancy Hamon Arts Library

    The Jake and Nancy Hamon Arts Library houses the Central University Libraries’ collection of more than 180,000 books and other materials relevant to ... (more)

  • Underwood Law Library

    The Underwood Library of the Dedman School of Law is the largest private legal library in the Southwest, encompassing 645,000 volumes. Among the Library’s ... (more)