Technical Services - Fondren, Hamon & DeGolyer Libraries

Technology Services

Core Systems We Support


Alma is SMU's library services platform. Provided by Ex Libris, the system is used to manage acquisitions, cataloging, circulation, and related back office tasks and workflows for physical and electronic resources.

  • Alma (Library Staff Only)


CONTENTdm, provided by OCLC, is SMU's digital collections management system.

Digital Commons

Digital Commons, provided by bepress, provides the platform for SMU Scholar.


EZProxy, provided by OCLC, is SMU's vehicle for providing licensed electronic resources to the SMU off-campus population.


ILLiad, provided by OCLC, is SMU's interlibrary loan management system.


Primo is SMU's library resource discovery interface. Provided by Ex Libris, the system provides simple, one-stop searching for books and e-books, videos, articles, digital media, and more.