In her latest Back in the Stacks blog, Cataloging Specialist Jan Hardy reviews Sex Talks to Girls: A Memoir by Maureen Seaton, available now in our library catalog.
The University Libraries and the Tepper School have recently partnered to provide digital access to "The Wall Street Journal" for the entire CMU campus community. This is access to WSJ through the WSJ/Dow Jones platform.
Additional details about access and coverage are as follows:
During a four-hour period on October 7, campus historians and researchers associated with History of Science and Technology at CMU (HOST @ CMU)—a cross-campus, interdisciplinary initiative to collect and preserve CMU’s historical contributions to scientific and technical development—assembled in the Hunt Library Fine and Rare Book Room to open up the Carnegie Mellon University Libraries’ two Enigma machines.
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In early August 2019, Materials Processing Coordinator Leah Zande and Library Programming and Engagement Coordinator Andy Prisbylla attended the annual Advancing Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility in Libraries & Archives (IDEAL) in Columbus, Ohio.
Archives Digitize Decades of Mellon Institute Records
The University Libraries have organized and preserved 347 boxes of records from the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research, one of the nation’s premier independent research centers, making the records more widely discoverable and available to researchers.
On her Back in the Stacks blog, Cataloging Specialist Jan Hardy reviews "When They Call You a Terrorist: a Black Lives Matter Memoir" by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele, available in our library catalog.
Three of the five air handlers in Hunt Library are being replaced by newer, larger air handlers needed for better ventilation and air flow in the building. To accomplish this, the air handlers, which manage heating and cooling of the building, will be turned off and decommissioned. For this reason, this work is scheduled during the fall semester, when temperatures are mild.
Work will take place over the course of two weeks:
“We can destroy what we have written, but we cannot unwrite it." - A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess, removed from a Colorado high school in 1976 due to objectional material.