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Follow the link above to set up your CMU access to over 30,000+ eBooks and Audiobooks, courtesy of Smiley Memorial Library.

Learn more-- including how to set up your app-- here.

Mission Statement (Adopted 8/22/23):   Smiley Memorial Library seeks to be an essential part of student, faculty, and staff success at Central Methodist University. To support our users’ informational needs, we strive to offer academically relevant resources and services, support information literacy and scholarship, and maintain a welcoming and inclusive space for all our users. Whether on campus or online, we seek to promote research, discovery, and lifelong learning throughout the CMU community.

Summer 2024 Limited Hours

Monday - Friday

8:00am - 4:00pm

These working hours will last from Friday, May 10 until Sunday, August 18, 2024.

Research Guides

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Fake News & Digital Media Literacy

View our Fake News and Digital Media Literacy guide to learn more about the different forms of misinformation and how to spot them. This guide includes links to many interactive tutorials and videos.

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Introduction to Research Skills

View our Introduction to Research Skills guide for tutorials, videos, and other resources that guide you through the steps of the academic research process!

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Managing Sources with Zotero

View our Managing Sources with Zotero guide for instructions, tutorials, videos, and other resources that guide you through how to sign up and use Zotero as a citation management tool.

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View More Research Guides

Take a look at the Research Guides tab of the website to view our full offerings for subject, course, and topic guides.

Upcoming Events

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Smiley Memorial Library will be moving to a new library catalog on May 22, 2024. During that time, there will be some interruption in our book catalog. Service to Central Search, our databases, interlibrary loan, and our Libby audiobooks and ebooks will remain uninterrupted.
Important dates to remember include:

  • April 18: MOBIUS catalog freeze
  • May 3: All books and other Library items due. Reserve textbooks and equipment may still be checked out through May 9.
  • May 9: All Library items, including reserve, are due. No exceptions.
  • May 22: New catalog is live!

Smiley Memorial Library

Central Methodist University
411 Central Methodist Square
Fayette, MO 65248

660-248-6271
library@centralmethodist.edu