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Books & More

Using Books & More you can find physical books, eBooks, music scores, conference proceedings, reports, government documents, videos, streaming content, and more.

Articles & More

Using Articles & More you can find peer-reviewed, academic articles, book reviews, newspaper articles, proceedings, reports, and more.

Research databases

Use databases to find articles, proceedings, reports, datasets and other material for your assignments and research projects. 

eJournals by title

eJournals by title will tell you if we have an online subscription for a journal.

eBooks

We have a lot of eBooks available, but using them can be tricky. See our info and tips to make it easier.

Images

The University Libraries has various options for finding images, including freely available images you can use in your teaching and research without worrying about copyright. 

Music

The University Libraries has various options for finding music resources, including music scores, recordings, streaming music, and music research.

Film & Video

The University Libraries has an in-house Video Collection and recreational DVDs.

Research Showcase @ CMU

The University Libraries provides a repository named Research Showcase to preserve and provide free online (open) access to work produced by Carnegie Mellon faculty and students.

University Archives

The Carnegie Mellon University Archives is responsible for documenting and preserving the history of the university from its founding in 1900 to the present day.

Special Collections

Make an appointment to visit Special Collections to work with rare and unique print materials.

Unique @ CMU

There's a lot that makes CMU unique. The Libraries is particularly proud of our digitized and special collections: materials you can only get here.

Architecture Archives

Explore the Architecture Archives' thousands of drawings and blueprints, extensive files of manuscripts and photographs, and a number of architectural models -- records that document the work of hundreds of designers.

Digital collections

Explore the Archives' many digital collections.

Posner Memorial Collection

The Posner Memorial Collection includes more than 1,000 volumes of great books that document ideas that have shaped the world.