University Libraries

SMART Locations

Walter Library
Room 204 (2nd floor)
Phone: 612-624-1584

Wilson Library
1st Floor
Phone: 612-626-8262

Magrath Library
Room 75
(just outside library gates)
Phone: 612-624-2125

Note: Media Help available only in Walter and Wilson

Email SMART

Media Questions: smartmedia@umn.edu
All Other Questions: smartlc@umn.edu

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Library Media Services
Peer Research Consultants
Peer-Assisted Learning


Learning services for University of Minnesota students
SMART is hiring
Current openings in the Peer Research Consulting Program. See the posting for details.

Current openings for Peer-Assisted Learning Facilitators in math, economics, psychology, accounting, statistics. See the SMART employment page for details.

Face-to-Face Help
Media Production
Academic Resources
Media Viewing
Peer-Assisted Learning featured in the International Journal of Higher Education!
Featured Service
Media Collections
Media Collections
With a physical collection of over 10,000 titles in the Walter location and streaming options we have videos that you can view at home, in the classroom, or in the library. Faculty can reserve a video to be held at the library for students to watch or to be shown in the classroom.
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Two (or More) Heads are Better than One

Conceived as a way to preserve and pass on the wisdom gained by undergraduate peer educators, this collection of first-person narratives has become central to the PAL training program. Learn more or request a copy.

Work for SMART!


There are many opportunities for undergraduates to contribute to the campus community and develop their skills in meaningful positions within the SMART Learning Commons. Learn about all of our student positions here.

Get Help With Your Media Project

We have equipment to check out, software to use with online resources, and in-person help. Make an appointment to work with a consultant. For quick questions, the SMART Learning Commons desk staff can give limited on-demand support during staffed hours.