Architecture Exhibit at CMoA

The Carnegie Mellon University Architecture Archives initiated a proposal that resulted in the Action, Ideas, Architecture: Arthur Lubetz/Front Studio exhibition that is currently on display at the Heinz Architectural Center of the Carnegie Museum of Art through May 22. The Architecture Archives retained Charles L. Rosenblum, Adjunct Faculty in the School of Architecture, to curate the exhibit, and loaned numerous drawings and models for the show from its Arthur Lubetz Associates Collection.

Introducing: KiltHub

And the name of our repository is...KiltHub! On April 13, the University Libraries announced the winner of the repository naming competition in the Hunt Library Lobby as part of a series of events for National Library Week. Built on the figshare platform, the repository is intended to be an online archive that provides open access to the scholarly work being done at CMU. The naming competition ran from February 28 ‚Äď March 24, 2017 and was open to all members of the CMU community.

Trial: Mercantile Newspapers

American Business: Mercantile Newspapers provides statistics-laden content from nearly 500 papers in a genre spawned by the rapid growth of shipping and international trade. Targeting wealthy merchants, professionals, and the educated elite, mercantile papers often were voluminous with a very large format, making production and subscription expensive. Much of the included information is unavailable elsewhere. Covers 1793-1900. Trial runs until May 31, 2017.

Trial Databases from Accessible Archives

Trial the following databases:

  • African American Newspapers: African American Newspapers: Freedmen's Record
  • Women's Suffrage: The New Citizen, 1909-1912, The Western Women Voter, 1911-1913, The Remonstrance, 1890-1913.
  • America and World War I: American Military Camp Newspapers

Start your database trial. Trial ends April 19, 2017. Please send comments to Sue Collins

2017 3MT Winners

Ten Ph.D. students representing four CMU schools and colleges competed in McConomy Auditorium for the 2017 Three Minute Thesis Championship. For the first time, the competition was streamed live online, where alumni viewers had the chance to vote for the new Alumni Award. Thanks to all of the competitors and judges and congratulations to the winners:

Trial: POLITICO Pro

POLITICO Pro is the country’s pre-eminent policy news reporting service. Customized alerts, a library of primary source documentation, and proprietary tools, including regulatory trackers and a graphic visualization library called DataPoint provide essential intelligence to satisfy research and awareness needs.Whether you are creating laws and regulations, providing industry viewpoints, or simple affected by government policies at any level - from local to international - POLITICO Pro can help you navigate the complex policy world. 

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