Connect with the Libraries' expertise, resources & technologies to support and transform your scholarly work and expand your information toolkit.
Borrow from Another Institution
If you need access to materials that CMU does not own, you may be able to request materials from other institutions using the ILLiad or E-Z Borrow Services.
- Learn more about Requesting from Other Libraries
Instructors can work with us to make course-related items available online (eReserves) or at circulation desks for short-term use by students.
- Learn more about course reserves
Whether you want to navigate the many options for publishing your research to optimize its accessibility and impact; identify when and where your research has been cited, as well as the scope of its reach; or uncover potential collaborators and the funding to support your project, the Libraries can support you at every stage of your research process.
- Learn more about our support for scholarly research
Our teaching and learning services include in-person and online support to teach critical research and information literacy skills that are directly relevant to your course. We can support your students through the development of research assignments, online modules, and supplemental online learning tools.
- Learn more about instruction assistance
Research Information Management Services (RIMS)
RIMS brings together information about scholarship, creative practices, and funded research endeavors, as well as teaching, service, awards, and leadership accomplishments. This powerful suite of services can help individual faculty as well as teams, labs, centers, or institutes with various data insights. Additionally, RIMS supports numerous operational and institutional needs such as applying for federal funding, completing annual reviews, creating CV documentation, dashboards for data analysis, and finding new collaborators.
- Learn more about RIMS
KiltHub Repository & Collection
Provided by the University Libraries, KiltHub is the comprehensive institutional repository and research collaboration platform for research data and scholarly outputs produced by members of Carnegie Mellon University and their collaborators. KiltHub collects, preserves, and provides stable, long-term global open access to a wide range of research data and scholarly outputs created by faculty, staff, and student members of Carnegie Mellon University in the course of their research and teaching.
Connect from Off Campus
Working remotely? Current CMU students, faculty, and staff have access to all electronic library materials from off campus.
- Learn about connecting from off campus
- Services for Remote Instruction and Research
Video tutorials created by Libraries staff and faculty walk you through how to use our services, step by step.
- Watch video tutorials