Welcome to the SMU Libraries webpage for SMU Alumni.
The library services offered to alumni are listed below. For more details on alumni membership, please visit the SMU Alumni Association (SMUAA) website.
SMUAA Members with Library Add On
SMUAA Members who have signed up for the SMU Libraries Add On have walk-in access, plus borrowing privileges and access to selected databases.
Recently Graduated SMU Students
Recently graduated students who sign up for SMU Alumni Association’s Core membership will enjoy 1-year discounted Library Add-on privileges during promotional periods. Please contact the SMU Alumni Association at firstname.lastname@example.org or 6828 1958 for more information.
Graduates who have applied, but yet to receive their membership card will need to bring either confirmation email or letter from SMUAA to gain walk-in access to the library.
Copying and Printing Facilities
Photocopying and printing facilities are available at a fee within the library premises. Printing from thumb drive station is available at select printing rooms. Payment is by EZlink and Cash Cards. All photocopying and printing must comply with the provisions of the Copyright Act.
Loan Privileges and Fines
- How many? Total loan entitlement for SMUAA Membership with Library Add-on members is 6 items.
- How long? Different item types have different loan periods. All items on loan are subject to recall.
- How much? Fines are instituted to encourage the prompt return of library items for the convenience of all our users.
My Library Account
Use online access to My Library Account to:
Library Opening Hours
Check the current opening hours.
- Books in Reserves are recommended course textbooks and are located in the Reserves section.
- SMUAA Membership with Library Add-on members can only borrow 1 item at a time, on-site, and only for 3 hours.
- Items can only be borrowed at the Services Desk.
- Overdue fine for items in Reserves is S$1.00/hr.
- No renewal.
Access to Electronic Resources
On-site Access to Electronic Resources
As SMUAA Membership with Library Add-on members, you can access selected subscription databases while on-site using library PC terminal 17 (T17). For a description of each database and information guides on the databases, please refer to the Databases webpage. Off-campus access (except for Business Source Alumni Edition database) is restricted to SMU students, faculty and staff due to the licensing agreements of the database vendors.
Off-campus access to Business Source Alumni Edition Database
You can access Business Source Alumni Edition database off-campus. This database is used by the business community to keep current with the latest trends in areas pertaining to management and related fields. It provides access to more than 1,360 full text business magazines and journals, of which 590 are peer-reviewed, and the publications cover nearly every area of business including marketing, management, accounting, finance, econometrics, economics, and more.
Appropriate Use of Electronic Resources Policy
The subscribed e-resources, including databases, datasets, e-journals and e-books, are subject to copyright and are licensed to the University for non-profit, academic research, learning and teaching purposes only. The use of these resources, including the making of copies, must comply with the provisions of the Copyright Act and the terms of relevant license agreements. Dissemination or other use of these resources for commercial purposes is strictly prohibited. Users are also expected to appropriately acknowledge the source of all materials used.
Last updated on 15 Jul 2019 .