Writing in the Op-Ed section of the January 29, 2020 edition of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Dean of University Libraries and Director of Emerging and Integrative Media Initiatives Keith Webster writes about the responsibility of libraries to ensure that the future of scholarship is open and accessible.
The Code4Lib conference, which brings together technologists from around the world who work with libraries, archives, and museums will be held in Pittsburgh this year and employees of the Libraries played a key role in bringing this annual event to town.
The Cathedral of Florence, Italy and its Brunelleschi Dome may be seen to represent the physical and social environment of Florence much like the US Steel Building does for the city of Pittsburgh.
Emma Slayton and Jessica Benner, GIS Specialists at the University Libraries, recently received a grant to explore the Role of Libraries in Geography and GIS Education from the National Center for Research in Geography Education (NCRGE).
CMU Joins Universities in Open Access Deal with ACM
Carnegie Mellon University has joined three leading universities in entering into transformative open access agreements with the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world’s largest scientific and educational computing society.
The latest exhibit in Hunt Library explores the physical and social environment of Florence, Italy’s Brunelleschi Dome while showcasing Florence and Pittsburgh’s shared urban roles and relationships. “600 Years in the Shadow of the Dome” juxtaposes the Duomo with iconic Pittsburgh architecture such as the Allegheny Court House and US Steel Building, and includes reproductions of Giovan Battista Nelli’s acclaimed set of Duomo drawings from 1688.
A single book can change your whole life.
For award-winning novelist, college professor and Carnegie Mellon University alumna Jewell Parker Rhodes (DC 1975, 1976, 1979), it was Gayl Jones’ “Corregidora” in Hunt Library.
On her Back in the Stacks blog, Cataloging Specialist Jan Hardy takes a look at her selections for this year's Christmas reading list and reviews some of her favorite collections.