A project created by a recent Carnegie Mellon University graduate dares to challenge the traditional definition of an artist's book, and you can find it in the University Libraries' catalog.
In her Back in the Stacks blog, Library Specialist Jan Hardy reviews "Truevine : Two Brothers, A Kidnapping, and a Mother’s Quest : a true story of the Jim Crow South" by Beth Macy, available now in our library catalog.
In a recent message to the university community, President Jahanian stated that “it is up to each one of us — no matter our background — to confront and dismantle racism and injustice wherever they exist.”
Consider the Libraries a trusted source for educational resources to learn more about racism and the practice of anti-racism. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our print materials are temporarily unavailable but we’ve curated a list of digital materials below that are all available to access immediately.
Library Journal recently featured the Libraries' new Remote Book Delivery service. Through this service, available only for faculty and graduate students, when librarians receive a request for an item that is only available in print, they log the requester's contact information in a secure spreadsheet and order a book from an approv
As you prepare for hybrid or online teaching and research this summer and fall, the Libraries are available to connect you with resources that reduce your preparation time, enhance your students' experience, and make your research more productive.
Before all locations of the University Libraries closed on March 20 to support the social distancing measures that prevent the spread of COVID-19, library faculty and staff were already taking steps to prepare the CMU community for the transition to remote instruction. Pivoting quickly to scan print materials, move office hours online, and consult on copyright issues—among many other tasks—the Libraries’ responsive action minimized disruptions to the teaching, learning and research mission of the university during this rapidly changing time.
As we all anxiously await the outcome of ongoing clinical trials seeking a COVID-19 vaccine, Carnegie Mellon University scholars, students, faculty, and staff might be surprised to learn that the Posner Collection holds a first-edition copy of the foundation text of modern immunology and vaccination: Edward Jenner’s "An Inquiry into the Causes and Effects of the Variolae Vaccinae, a Disease Discovered in Some of the Western Counties of England" (London, 1798). In his scholarly blog post, Dr.
Visit our Remote Resources page to learn how to access our resources and specialists when our spaces are closed or if you are working remotely. Here you'll find information about connecting to online resources from off campus, online account access, course instruction and support, and a curated list of free textbooks and extended resources to support remote teaching and learning.
dSHARP Office Hours are informal consultations with library experts in all things digital- and data-related. And now, through the end of the semester, they're virtual!
dSHARP and the Data CoLab are co-hosting virtual open consulting/open office hours on Wednesdays from 1 - 4 p.m. During this time, join us for small group and one-on-one consultations. You can connect via a public channel in Slack: #virtual_consult
Working in tandem with central university offices, the Libraries are taking steps to protect the health and safety of our community and minimize disruption as much as possible during this time.
Visit our Remote Resources page to learn how to access our resources and specialists when our spaces are closed or if you are working remotely. Libraries faculty and staff will remain available during this time to assist.