Paywall: The Business of Scholarship Screening
Dr. Emma Slayton and Dr. Eric Kaltman, Postdoctoral Fellows at Carnegie Mellon University Libraries have received a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) to fund “Immersive Pedagogy: A Symposium on Teaching and Learning with 3D, Augmented and Virtual Reality.” This symposium will bring together a select group of specialists to design pedagogical material that addresses critical and practical needs in higher education.
New Database: Gerritsen Collection of Aletta H. Jacobs
Books, pamphlets and periodicals reflecting the evolution of a feminist consciousness and the movement for women's rights. The Gerritsen Collection has since become the greatest single source for the study of women's history in the world.
New Database: Border and Migration Studies Online
Text, video, and images representing both personal and institutional perspectives, for the growing fields of border(land) studies and migration studies, as well as history, law, politics, diplomacy, area and global studies, anthropology, medicine, the arts, and more.
University Libraries Speaker Series: Ingrid Schaffner and Elizabeth Tufts Brown
The ethos of the Steel City is defined by solidarity. When the Pinkertons attempted to land on the barges of the Monongahela River to break up the Homestead Strike of 1892, they were defeated by workers united not only in strength but in spirit. This act of fellowship set the mood for the city of Pittsburgh, invoking a purposeful nature amongst like-minded individuals resulting in cooperation and a willingness to get the job done. This tenaciousness would proliferate throughout the decades as Pittsburgh continued to evolve, trickling down from the labor movement into the cre
Data is in the news at a dizzying rate, reminding us that our choices in collecting and sharing data are of great consequence. Join us for the Data Fair, a series of webinars taking place October 1-5, to learn from thought leaders who will delve into important topics like: data transparency, data activism, data in the community, what to do with data and more.
Food for fines! During the week from Sunday, October 21 – Saturday, October 27, 2018, donate three or more canned goods or non-perishable food items and have up to $40.00 in current fines cleared from your account. Contributions will be donated to the CMU Community Food Drive the following week. Donations accepted at Hunt Library Circulation Desk at anytime during this period. Does not include multi-media fines.
Angelina Spotts, Metadata Specialist, writes on The Information Environment blog about how she explains metadata to the non-metadata world.
On her Back in the Stacks blog, Cataloging Specialist Jan Hardy reviews What Truth Sounds Like: Robert F. Kennedy, James Baldwin, and Our Unfinished Conversation About Race In America by Michael Eric Dyson (St. Martin's Press, 2018)