Improved Off-Campus Access to Chronicle of Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education has implemented a new method for SMC users to access its contents from off-campus. By clicking "Log in" (at the top right of the screen) and creating an account with your SMC email address and password you'll be able to access 100% of the Chronicle's content without having to go through the Library website.

Blind Date with a Book

Date & Time: 
Fri, 02/14/2014 - 07:30 to 17:00

On Valentine's Day, the Library wants to set you up on a blind date...with a book! We've wrapped up the covers, so you won't know whether you're checking out a romance, a mystery, poetry, or nonfiction.  Fall in love with a new title, author, or genre, and one lucky reader will find a prize inside!

Halloween at the SMC Library

Date & Time: 
Wed, 10/31/2012 - 09:00 to 17:00

Celebrate Halloween at the Library with film viewings and live author readings!

The schedule of events is as follows:

Chronicle of Higher Education Spotlights SMC's Library Pinterest Page

The Chronicle of Higher Education highlights the Saint Mary’s College Library as one of three college libraries that use Pinterest (a social network utilizing a digital scrapbook platform for sharing art, design, hobbies and cultural interests) for academic purposes.

Discovery Service Face-Off

Date & Time: 
Wed, 02/22/2012 - 15:00 to 16:00

Salutations, Gael Nation! Over and over again we've heard your woeful laments - "Why can't I search all of our library databases and our library catalog at the same time? Is there no Google-esque solution we can use? How can I go on in the face of such despair?" Well, chin up, buttercup, there just might be a solution.

New Electronic Resources for January '12

Greetings and welcome to Jan Term, fellow Gaels, we hope that you were all able to partake of the year-end festivities in the style to which you're accustomed. The Library is kicking off the new Gregorian calendar year with a a new slate of electronic resources, and here they are:

New Academic Databases

American Teacher - Documentary

Date & Time: 
Wed, 01/11/2012 - 19:00

AMERICAN TEACHER is a feature-length documentary produced and directed by Academy Award–winning filmmaker Vanessa Roth and narrated by Academy Award-winner Matt Damon.

AMERICAN TEACHER chronicles the stories of four teachers— Erik Benner, Jonathan Dearman, Jamie Fidler, and Rhena Jasey—who live and work in disparate urban and rural areas of the country. By following these teachers as they reach different milestones in their careers, the film tells the deeper story of the teaching profession in America today.

A panel discussion will follow the screening.

A Bevy of New Electronic Databases from the SMC Library

Greetings SMC community, and welcome back to campus - we hope you all experienced your fair share of tryptophan, holiday cheer, and large, helmeted men pummeling each other mercilessly over possession of an oddly shaped ball. This is to inform you of new academic database offerings that have come online in recent months. We'll be making a concerted effort to keep the SMC community thoroughly informed about such new offerings moving forward. And now! Behold, the new databases!

New Faces on Campus

Richard CarpRichard Carp

Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academics

Richard Carp, the new vice provost for undergraduate academics, is an expert in interdisciplinary studies. His scholarly writings span the fields of material culture, art, philosophy, film and world religions. 

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