The people, collections, and services that support the University Libraries’ mission to build, steward, and enhance the information environment of CMU.

Tribute to Senior Librarian Mo Dawley upon her Retirement

Tribute to Senior Librarian Mo Dawley upon her Retirement

Senior Librarian Mo Dawley is retiring from the Libraries this June after serving over three decades as liaison librarian to both the School of Art and School of Drama. Mo’s expertise in providing reference and research support to students - along with her unique cultivation of the Libraries' Artist Book Collection - have served as hallmarks of her 33-year tenure at Carnegie Mellon University.

Systematically Tackling Research at Home

Students working in Hunt

During the challenging times that COVID-19 has presented to our university, the University Libraries continue to support critical research in a virtual environment. One example is our support of systematic review efforts. Systematic reviews, and other types of research synthesis, can result in highly impactful research at a time when lab and field work may otherwise be on hold. They are also an excellent way to engage students in the research process, without the need for lab or research facilities. 

Zines that Zoom at CMU-Q

Teresa MacGregor using Zoom

In early February 2020 (seems like a lifetime ago!), the Qatar-campus Library hosted two VIP guests from the main campus Library – Jill Chisnell, Integrated Media and Design Librarian, and Dom Jebbia, Digital Collections Associate.  During their visit, Jill and Dom delivered a well-attended workshop on zine making and met with faculty members about incorporating zines and other creative learning techniques into their courses.  Shortly after we waved goodbye to our guests, two instructors (Jennifer Bruder and Nesrine Affara) requested a zine-making workshop for their Spring semeste


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