600 Years in the Shadow of the Dome

  • 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.

LabArchives Electronic Lab Notebook Now Available

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. 

CMU, Elsevier Reach Transformative Deal

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.

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