SMU Libraries COVID-19 Service Continuity


SMU Libraries COVID-19 Service Continuity 

While the libraries are temporarily closed from 7 April to 1 June 2020, we're still here to help! Our online resources and services are available to support SMU home based teaching, learning and research. 

Research Help 

Online Resources 

  • Go to to continue to search and access SMU Libraries' online resources and collection. 

Services that are temporarily affected: 

SMU Libraries Access

Both the Li Ka Shing and Kwa Geok Choo Law Libraries, including the Learning Commons and Investment Studio, will be closed from 7 April to 1 June 2020. Please note there is no access to the physical collection including Reserves during this time.

Borrowing, Checkout, and Recall Policies

  • All reserve books borrowed on 6 April, 9pm will be due on 5 June 2020
  • All other books borrowed will be due on 5 June as we have automatically extended the due date
  • Users will be updated for all existing loans extension

Document Delivery

Document delivery service will continue to be available other than

  • Request that requires photo-copying or scanning from lending libraries

Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

  • All further ILL request will be on hold till 5 June 2020