An exhibit on the Helix of Gates Hall represents a unique collaboration between the University Libraries, School of Computer Science and the History Department at Carnegie Mellon. “Computing_CMU.LOG” was created by the students of Fall 2019 undergraduate course 79-390 History Workshop: Computer Science, a research seminar with a focus on the history of computers and computing on campus, and utilizes resources from the University Archives.
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.
- 600 Years in the Shadow of the Dome
- 1st Floor Exhibit Cases, Hunt Library
- On View Until March 26.
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.
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.
Twenty-five years since the donation that launched the university’s first major digitization project, the scanning activities of the Libraries have expanded to offer more options and greater capabilities.
Carnegie Mellon University, a longtime proponent of open-access research, is championing an international movement to revolutionize academic publishing.
The university recently reached a transformative agreement with the scientific publishing giant Elsevier that prioritizes free and public access to the university’s research. This comes at a time when universities around the world are working to transition the current subscription system of scientific journal publishing to new open access business models.
This semester marks the 5th anniversary of the Integrative Design, Arts and Technology network (IDeATe).
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.
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