Equipment & Facilities

Computers and Network Access


The library houses two computer labs. The Gremelsbach lab is located just past the Reference Room on the main level. A larger lab in the lower level Room #33, when not in use for instruction, is also available. There are 4 Mac computers in the lower level of the Mcenery Center. Individual computer stations are located throughout the library and the McEnery Center for students preferring a quieter space.


For those with laptops, wireless network access is available in the library and the McEnery Center, and there are a number of open ports for wired connections as well.


Five computer stations are equipped with scanners-- 2 on the main level of the library, 1 on the upper level, 1 on the upper level of McEnery, and 1 on the lower level of the McEnery.


Equipment Check-out

Head phones, TV remotes, cable adapter multiports, and CD players are available for check out at the Circulation Desk. ID required.

Group Study Rooms


red square SMU students: reserve a group study room red square

Fitzgerald Library has four rooms (McEnery 237-240) available for students to reserve for group use.  Rooms can be reserved:

  • up to 2 weeks in advance
  • for a maximum 2 hour reservation time
  • for a maximum of 2 reservations per account; cannot be consecutive times
  • for academic purposes only

Students can access their current room bookings here. They can see their current bookings and can delete bookings.


Faculty or Staff wishing to reserve these rooms must use the online Astra Room Scheduling system.  These requests will be approved by the library director.


Group study rooms in the Library itself are available on a first come first served basis

(Upper level: Rooms 201 & 203, Main level: Rooms 117 & 119, Lower level: Rooms 11 and 13)