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Find Library Resources
Library Search allows you to to find and access books articles, books, streaming media and more through a single search box. It connects with about 70% of all of the SMU Libraries collections.
These research guides are the best place to start your research in any discipline. Find relevant databases, general tips about the research process, and citation help.
Help with Searching and Citations
Search for Articles
Tips for finding articles in Library Search, in disciplinary databases, and online
Search for Books
Tips for finding books in Library Search and in other libraries
Library Search Help
Information on the best way to use Library Search to find articles, books, films, and journals.
RefWorks is an easy tool that helps you gather citations directory from library databases and then creates in-text citations and works cited directly in your paper. The Google Docs add on is the easiest to use. This guide links you to RefWorks and teaches you how to use it.
Need More Help?
From developing a solid thesis, to finding the right information, to evaluating and putting it all together, librarians can help.