On her Back in the Stacks blog, Cataloging Specialist Jan Hardy reviews Blue Horses, a book of poems from Mary Oliver.
On the Scotty Tales blog, Project Archivist Emily Davis highlights some of the exceptional women she's learned about through her work at the Mellon Institute.
"While organizing and preserving the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research papers, I have kept my eyes peeled for women who contributed to the many scientific discoveries made at the Mellon Institute. Nearly 7 months into this project, two women have captivated my attention thus far: Lois B. Whittle and Dr. Alice G. Renfrew.
The Frankenstein Complex
May 8 - November 30, 2018
Join us for the opening of this exhibit on May 4, 5 p.m. in the Posner Center. Featuring Project Frankenstein, a hybrid mixed media and virtual reality single-person experience created for the bicentennial anniversary of the 1818 publication of Mary Shelley’s novel.
Shoots of Green: Innovations at CMU
Hunt Library, First Floor Exhibit Cases
April 16 – June 22
The University Libraries Excellence Awards Committee is accepting nominations for awards from the CMU community through May 25, 2018.
Back on campus for Carnival weekend? We've extended the open hours of the Fine and Rare Book Room to make it easier for alumni and visitors to view the Traub-McCorduck collection, including the two Enigma machines.
Fine and Rare Book Room Open Hours for Carnival Weekend
- Friday 4/20, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
- Saturday 4/21, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
On Monday, April 30, we return to our typical open hours of 4 - 6 p.m., M - F.
The Mellon College of Science has announced the first six projects to be funded under an innovative block grant program for cross-disciplinary foundational science research in the life sciences. The grants are funded through a generous $4 million gift from the DSF Charitable Foundation.
If you’re conducting a comprehensive literature search, perhaps for a dissertation literature review or a grant proposal, how do you know when you’ve done enough? This is a common question and there’s no simple answer. However, there are some methods that can help you feel more confident that you’ve done your due diligence and that other researchers can pick up where you left off if need be.
Blogging about a topic that is, sadly, still relevant today, Cataloging Specialist Jan Hardy reviews two books about the Columbine high school shooting. "A Mother’s Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy" by Sue Klebold is a memoir by the mother of one of the shooters, who shares her insights on how evil can seem so recognizable in retrospect, yet hidden right before our eyes.
Join us at a special event to recognize Pamela McCorduck's recent gift to University Libraries.