Emma Slayton and Jessica Benner, GIS Specialists at the University Libraries, recently received a grant to explore the Role of Libraries in Geography and GIS Education from the National Center for Research in Geography Education (NCRGE).
CMU Joins Universities in Open Access Deal with ACM
Carnegie Mellon University has joined three leading universities in entering into transformative open access agreements with the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world’s largest scientific and educational computing society.
- 1st Floor Exhibit Cases, Hunt Library
- January 17 - March 26, 2020
The latest exhibit in Hunt Library explores the physical and social environment of Florence, Italy’s Brunelleschi Dome while showcasing Florence and Pittsburgh’s shared urban roles and relationships. “600 Years in the Shadow of the Dome” juxtaposes the Duomo with iconic Pittsburgh architecture such as the Allegheny Court House and US Steel Building, and includes reproductions of Giovan Battista Nelli’s acclaimed set of Duomo drawings from 1688.
A single book can change your whole life.
For award-winning novelist, college professor and Carnegie Mellon University alumna Jewell Parker Rhodes (DC 1975, 1976, 1979), it was Gayl Jones’ “Corregidora” in Hunt Library.
On her Back in the Stacks blog, Cataloging Specialist Jan Hardy takes a look at her selections for this year's Christmas reading list and reviews some of her favorite collections.
The Libraries now offer access to LabArchives Professional Edition for research and Classroom Edition for teaching and learning for all CMU faculty, staff, and students, at no cost. The new license will save CMU users $21,000 in out-of-pocket expenses each year, as current users are no longer going to be required to spend $15 per semester on individual licenses for the classroom edition.
Twenty-five years since the donation that launched the university’s first major digitization project, the scanning activities of the Libraries have expanded to offer more options and greater capabilities.
At the National Gallery of Art Datathon, held on October 25, a team of CMU researchers used computer vision to bring several related, but scattered, collections together in order to visualize the artistic preferences of two major art collectors and the resulting impact on our nation’s premier public art museum.
Carnegie Mellon University, a longtime proponent of open-access research, is championing an international movement to revolutionize academic publishing.
The university recently reached a transformative agreement with the scientific publishing giant Elsevier that prioritizes free and public access to the university’s research. This comes at a time when universities around the world are working to transition the current subscription system of scientific journal publishing to new open access business models.
This semester marks the 5th anniversary of the Integrative Design, Arts and Technology network (IDeATe).