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 and support the SMU community. Highlights include open areas for individual and 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.
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Li Ka Shing Library
Size: 8,800 sqm
Kwa Geok Choo Law Library
Size: 2,600 sqm
Collaborate and communicate
Project rooms are ideal for group work and group projects and they can accommodate 4 to 8 persons. Advanced booking is required.
For group study and discussion.
Learning Labs are fully equipped with video conferencing technology and suitable for active learning.
A dedicated space for graduate students - for their study, research and discussion.
Book the phone booth for webinars, video/audio conversations.
Read, Study, Learn
An extension of Learning Commons, Hive is equipped with flexible furniture and digital screens. This multipurpose area is designed for collaborative pedagogy, seminars and workshops.
An area for light reading and browsing of newspapers and magazines
Conducive 24/7 learning spaces with separate entrances
Research and analysis
Print, Scan and Copy
Printer and copier
Send print job from library computers or your personal laptop. Use EZlink card or Cash card for payment. Read the Printing FAQ to find out how to print.
Scanning service is free of charge. Remember to bring a USB drive to save your scanned document.
Locate, Borrow and Return
Return your books using the book drop points inside and outside each library. Return one item at a time