dSHARP Gerrymandering Series

Our lives are greatly affected by how the government decides to group us. The resources we can access, the K-12 schools we’re allowed to attend, and the individuals who represent our interests in Congress are all dependent on how we are organized through districting. However, these districts are not always practical, or, in some cases, are designed to favor certain groups over others. In many cases, "who goes where" is determined by politicians whose decisions are sometimes hard for us to understand.

Digital WSJ Access

The University Libraries and the Tepper School have recently partnered to provide digital access to "The Wall Street Journal" for the entire CMU campus community. This is access to WSJ through the WSJ/Dow Jones platform.

Additional details about access and coverage are as follows:

Inside the Enigma Machine

During a four-hour period on October 7, campus historians and researchers associated with History of Science and Technology at CMU (HOST @ CMU)—a cross-campus, interdisciplinary initiative to collect and preserve CMU’s historical contributions to scientific and technical development—assembled in the Hunt Library Fine and Rare Book Room to open up the Carnegie Mellon University Libraries’ two Enigma machines.

Survey: Help Us Improve Our Website

The Libraries are currently in the process of assessing our current website in anticipation of a future redesign. As users who interact with our website regularly, you have unique insights that we would like to capture. Make your opinions heard and help us with these efforts by filling out a short seven-question survey about how our current website serves your needs. Your feedback will directly impact the decisions we make about the redesign of this website.

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