Behind the Columns: Celebrating the History and Legacy of the Mellon Institute
Our newest blog Tartan Datascapes is now live!
Created and written by Research Data Management Consultant Dr. Hanna Gunderman, this blog will focus on the landscape of research data management support across CMU Libraries and include specific interviews with faculty, staff and students on campus.
In our new Information Environment blog, we talk to Video Collection Manager Jeff Hinkelman about the Libraries' Film & Video Collection, his work as Faculty Co-Advisor and Instructor for the Film and Visual Media Studies Minor, and his role in the creation of the newly formed Bachelor of Arts in Film and Media Studies (BAFVM) being offered this fall. Jeff also shares his views on the importance of visual media literacy in education.
The University Libraries have expanded hours at the Mellon Institute Library, and the Roger Sorrells Engineering & Science Library to better serve the CMU community.
Environmental Typography: Hunt Library Stairwell Redesign
Constitution Day 2019 Talk - “A New Birth of Freedom: The Post-Civil War Constitution and the Unfinished Quest for a More Perfect Union”
On her Back in the Stacks blog, Cataloging Specialist Jan Hardy reviews “The Boy on the Beach: My Family’s Escape from Syria and Our Hope for a New Home” by Tima Kurdi. Available as part of our book display on migration, immigration and refugees. Located in the First Floor Lobby of Hunt Library.
Carnegie Mellon University Libraries welcomes all new and returning students, staff, and faculty to the start of the fall 2019 semester! Feel free to reach out to our friendly faculty and staff in the Libraries at any time to help you get acquainted with our many services, events, workshops, and technologies available to you. And don't forget to check out our Getting Started guides to find basic information all in one place.
In this month’s selection of books, we look at the subjects and stories of migration, immigration and refugees. While not officially labeled a sanctuary city, Pittsburgh has strong ties to the fight for inclusion and equality of displaced people, with Mayor Bill Peduto commenting “Pittsburgh has historically been a home for refugees and immigrants and will continue to be one.” Pittsburgh is also the location for City of Asylum, a nonprofit organization that houses writers exiled from their home countries due to controversial writing.