The University Libraries have added 33 historical newspapers from Proquest to its list of historical resources. Included are U. S. and international papers, as well as some Jewish and African-American ones. To access see the Libraries' Databases A-Z list, H for Historical Newspapers. To see all the newspapers the Libraries provide see the Newspapers guide.
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In the latest blog post on "The Intrepid Researcher," CMU-Q Librarian A.M. Salaz dives into the complicated topic of what contributions to a research project deserve authorship credit and how contributions can be weighed.
Library fund supports the open access publication of a new volume from Dietrich College professor Jay Aronson.
A new book, “New Technologies for Human Rights Law and Practice,” from Dietrich College faculty member Jay Aronson will be published open access, thanks to support from the University Libraries’ Article Processing Charge (APC) Fund.
As of July 1, 2018, the Libraries’ former repository service Research Showcase will cease to exist and all of its content will have been migrated to KiltHub. KiltHub is the new comprehensive institutional repository and data repository for research data and scholarly outputs produced by members of Carnegie Mellon University and their collaborators.
Open Science Framework (OSF) is a free and open source tool that can be used for managing projects and collaborations in any discipline and a great way to keep track of all of the different files that are part of a complex research project.
The Mellon College of Science has announced the first six projects to be funded under an innovative block grant program for cross-disciplinary foundational science research in the life sciences. The grants are funded through a generous $4 million gift from the DSF Charitable Foundation.
If you’re conducting a comprehensive literature search, perhaps for a dissertation literature review or a grant proposal, how do you know when you’ve done enough? This is a common question and there’s no simple answer. However, there are some methods that can help you feel more confident that you’ve done your due diligence and that other researchers can pick up where you left off if need be.
Two Open Access textbooks on KiltHub, the CMU repository and research collaboration platform, have recently received recognition:
KiltHub access is now available for CMU graduate students. Students must login with their Andrew ID, just as Faculty and Staff can. Information about the repository can be found on the About KiltHub page.