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Library Facilities

Designed as learning and research spaces for the SMU community, SMU Libraries, through its two locations, Li Ka Shing and Kwa Geok Choo Libraries, offers a range of spaces. Highlights include open areas for individual or collaborative use, such as the 24/7 Learning Commons, Graduate Lounges, Investment Studio (Li Ka Shing Library), quiet individual carrels, book-able project rooms with LCD panels, and quiet areas. Both libraries offer wireless access to the Internet and SMU network as well as printing and copying facilities.

 

GET INFORMATION
Investment Studio
Li Ka Shing Library, Level 3

Access high-end finance databases under one roof.  Since the databases are highly in demand, advanced booking of databases is recommended.

Computers
Li Ka Shing Library, Level 3

SMU community can use the computers by logging in with their SMU account. Reserve a PC here.

   
COLLABORATE AND COMMUNICATE
Project Rooms
Project rooms are ideal for group presentation and they can accommodate 4 to 8 persons. Advanced booking is required.
Li Ka Shing Library
Level 2, 3, 4 and 5
Kwa Geok Choo Law Library
Level 4

Booths
Li Ka Shing Library, Level 2 and 4

Booths accommodate group study and discussion.

Learning Commons
A conducive 24/7 learning space with a separate entrance.
Li Ka Shing Library
Level 2
Kwa Geok Choo Law Library
Level 3
Hive
Li Ka Shing Library, Level 2

An extension of Learning Commons, Hive is equipped with flexible furniture and digital screens. This multipurpose area is designed for collaborative pedagogy.

Graduate Lounge
A dedicated space for graduate students - for their study, research and discussion.
Li Ka Shing Library
Level 5
Kwa Geok Choo Law Library
Level 4
Phone Booth
Book the phone booth for webinar or video conversations.
Li Ka Shing Library
Level 2
Kwa Geok Choo Law Library
Level 3 (coming soon)

 

   
READ, STUDY AND LEARN
Quiet Individual Carrels
Li Ka Shing Library
Level 2 and 4
Kwa Geok Choo Law Library
Level 4 and 5

Quiet Area
Li Ka Shing Library, Level 2, 4 and 5
Kwa Geok Choo Law Library
Level 4 
Lounge
An area for light reading and browsing of newspapers and magazines. The corner in Li Ka Shing Library also houses lifestyle books and the audio visual collection.
Li Ka Shing Library
Level 2
Kwa Geok Choo Law Library
Level 3

Learning Labs
Learning Labs are fully equipped with video conferencing technology and suitable for active learning.
Li Ka Shing Library
Level 5
Kwa Geok Choo Law Library 
Level 3

   
LOCATE, BORROW AND RETURN
Express Stations
Express Stations are “quick stop” stations to facilitate printing, emailing or looking up book’s location.
Li Ka Shing Library
Level 3 and 4
Kwa Geok Choo Law Library
Level 3 and 4

Borrowing Stations
Borrowing Station FAQ and Loan Privileges.
Li Ka Shing Library
Level 2 and 4
Kwa Geok Choo Law Library
Level 3 and 4

Book Drop
Return your books using the Book Drop points. A 24-hour Book Drop is located outside of each library. Return one item at a time.
Li Ka Shing Library
Level 2
Kwa Geok Choo Law Library
Level 3

   
PRINT, COPY AND SCAN
Printer and copier
Send print job from library computers or your personal laptop. Use EZlink Card or CashCard for payment. Printing FAQ 
Li Ka Shing Library
Printing Room on Level 2, 3, and 4
Kwa Geok Choo Law Library
Printing Room on Level 4

Scanner
Printing Room on Level 3 (Li Ka Shing Library) and Level 4 (Kwa Geok Choo Law Library)

Scanning service is free of charge. Please bring a USB drive to save your scanned document.

 

Last updated on 12 May 2017 .