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Monday to Friday
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Formatting, deadlines, citation management, and copyright for Smith students. Finding honors projects, theses, and dissertations from Smith and other institutions.
Formatting publications and citations and using Smith-supported citation management tools such as Zotero and Refworks.
A repository of scholarship and research materials created and curated by Smith faculty, students, and staff.
Using copyrighted works for education and research, copyright protections, fair-use principles.
The terms under which faculty permit distribution of their scholarly articles via open access channels.
Data management planning, creating metadata for research data, options for preserving and sharing data.
Meet With a Librarian
Schedule an appointment with a subject librarian for one-on-one assistance.
For questions about research sources and techniques.
Ask at a service desk, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Digital scholarship includes the use of digital content and computational tools to transform scholarship and enable new forms of research. Examples of digital scholarship projects include:
Our support for digital scholarship is collaborative. The Libraries work with partners across campus including Educational Technology Services, Imaging Center, Center for Media Production, Spatial Analysis Lab, CATS, and others, depending on the tools, content and expertise needed to realize a project.
Interested in learning more or have an idea for a project? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and someone from the Libraries or our partners will respond to help you get started.
Classes at Smith make extensive use of the Libraries’ collections and the expertise of our staff to do cutting-edge research. To help students develop their skills as expert researchers, Smith’s librarians, archivists, and curators offer workshops and class sessions tailored to the needs of a class or assignment. Sessions can focus on the basics of doing academic research; the use of digital tools for finding, organizing and presenting information; or the tools needed to master research in a particular discipline. Classes can visit our Special Collections for a hands-on encounter with archives or rare books. For more information, see Special Collections Instruction.
Request Instruction: Faculty can use this form to request a library instruction session. We also encourage faculty to contact us when creating a research assignment for advice about how to best incorporate the Libraries’ services and resources. To learn more, contact a library liaison or email us at email@example.com.