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So many class and research projects require finding images. Where are the best places to look for digital images, print images, or historical photos? What about art reproductions? How do you cite an image? And how does copyright work for visual resources?
Dr. Theanne Griffith ‘08 is a neuroscientist at the University of California-Davis, and the author of the children's book series The Magnificent Makers. New and incoming students are invited to join us with a warm beverage of your choice to hear Libraries staff talk with Dr. Griffith about her experience at Smith, top Libraries resources, her writing, and more. Thursday, October 8, 8-8:30 p.m. EDT, via Zoom.
The Smith College Libraries are pleased to provide complimentary online access to both The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal for all Smith students, faculty, and staff.
Use "Ask Us" in the top right of the Libraries' website navigation to send a question, report a problem, or give us feedback.
Librarians will answer questions Monday-Thursday10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Sunday 5-8 p.m.
The Smith College Libraries will be represented in a number of orientation events for new students this fall, including a special Libraries session for all incoming Ada Comstock Scholars on Wednesday, September 9, from 12:00-12:30 p.m. via Zoom.
Discover is the main search box on the Smith College Libraries website. It searches millions of resources in the library catalog, journal article databases, and local primary-source collections all at once. You can use it to find a number of eResources, such as: ebooks, online journal articles and other digitized resources
We’re so excited to welcome all new and incoming students! Learn about the top most important things to know as you start your year.
The Libraries’ Spatial Analysis Lab (SAL) is offering five virtual workshops this fall. See full workshop descriptions and register.
Every year, Charleston, England partners with the USA’s Charleston, South Carolina to produce the Charleston to Charleston (C2C) Literary Festival. The festival hosts notable international authors, American artists, and historians. The most recent festival lineup in November 2019 included Karen Kukil, Smith Libraries’ Associate Curator of Special Collections.
In June 2017, a large elm tree in front of Neilson Library was taken down. The utility rerouting required for the new library construction impacted the root base of the tree and it was removed as a precaution. The wood from the tree, however, will live on as eight unique pieces of furniture in the new Neilson Library.