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Library Search Help: Advanced Search

Search Criteria

Library Search Advanced search screen

"Search for" 

You can select a type of search with the buttons at the top.

  • Library Catalog searches only items that the library owns or has a subscription to, including physical items like print books and movies, and online resources like ebooks and streaming films.
  • SMU Digital Collections searches only digitized items from SMU Libraries' Special Collections.

Tips for Library Search

Sign in before you begin searching to see all options. Once you sign in you can:

  • Request pickup or home delivery
  • Request Interlibrary Loans
  • Save searches
  • Save items
  • Create lists with labels

push pin iconLook for the pin icon to build lists of favorite searches and items.