SMC Library offers a suite of scholarly research and publishing resources.

Evaluating Journals for Publication

Need help figuring out if a journal is reputable or not?

Research Impact

A research guide that highlights tools that showcase faculty research impact using traditional and alternative metrics in scholarly publishing.

Digital Commons and Scholar Profiles

A research guide that showcases Saint Mary's Digital Commons, an Institutional Repository (IR) service and a scholar profiles system managed by the Saint Albert Hall Library.

Open Access and Open Educational Resources

A research guide on Open Access (OA), including definition of OA, OA publishing options, and ways in which the library can help. 

A research guide on Open Educational Resources (OERs). An introduction to understanding the world of OERs, what they are, how to find, evaluate, use, and adapt OER materials for use in the classroom to help reduce textbook costs.

Funding Resources

Resources for writing grant proposals, as well as directories of grants and fundraising opportunities.

Faculty Borrowing and Affiliated Scholar Privileges

All Saint Mary's faculty are eligible to borrow books and other material from the St. Albert Hall Library. See our privileges page for information borrowing privileges (affillated and non affiliated scholars).

Reference / Research Help

Librarians will work with faculty in the library or faculty offices and attend department meetings when appropriate. Drop-in assistance is available most hours that the library is open. Users may consult with a reference librarian in person, by telephone and also online by email, chat, and text message.