At Carnegie Mellon University Libraries, we celebrate the many contributions of the faculty and staff who make the Libraries the destination for scholarly information, creative inquiry, and intellectual collaboration across disciplines, propelling the significance, reach, and impact of the university.
University Archivist Julia Corrin was invited to participate in the international Collections as Data: State of the Field and Future Directions working meeting in Vancouver, Canada. The Collections as Data project is supported by the Mellon Foundation.
Project Archivist Emily Davis recently completed the Community Archives Workshop (CAW) Training of Trainers (TOT) program. Along with seven other new trainers, Davis then co-led a successful CAW in collaboration with the Pittsburgh Queer History Project (PQHP). During the CAW, which took place prior to the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) annual conference, 45 volunteers cataloged 145 items from the PQHP collection and learned how to digitize VHS videotapes.
Librarian Ryan Splenda published an article titled, "Migrating the Tepper School of Business to the Symplectic Elements Research Information Management System" in the most recent issue of the journal “Ticker: The Academic Business Librarianship Review.”
Feature image: "Trophy winners on stage" (c. 1968) Digital Collections, General Photograph Collection.