Stacks Reopen for Browsing

The Libraries have reopened the stacks for browsing and self-retrieval of items on floors 1 –3 of Hunt Library. The fourth floor will remain closed until the completion of the current construction project.

Sorrells Library is open for browsing and self-retrieval of items.

Mellon affiliates who already have clearance to enter the Institute are able to browse and self-retrieve items at the Mellon Institute Library.

Juneteenth - Virtual Diversity Book Display

To know where we're going, it's important to first know where we come from. Juneteenth celebrates the emancipation of those who had been enslaved in the United States prior to the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution, which abolished slavery nationwide. It now serves as a way to honor those who fought to end slavery and racial injustice, shedding light on issues still facing our nation today.  

Diversity Display - International Worker's Day

The connection between May Day and labor rights began in the United States at the height of the Industrial Revolution, when working conditions for men, women, and children were notoriously bad. In 1884, the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions (later the American Federation of Labor) proclaimed “eight hours shall constitute a legal day’s labor..."