Angelina Spotts, Metadata Specialist, writes on The Information Environment blog about how she explains metadata to the non-metadata world.
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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Carnegie Mellon University Libraries welcomes all new and returning students, staff, and faculty to the start of the fall 2018 semester! Feel free to reach out to our friendly faculty and staff in the Libraries at any time to help you get acquainted with our many services, events, workshops, and technologies available to you.
Visit our informational booths and presentations at the following orientation events:
As a result of conversations with members of the campus community and the feedback from our food survey, the University Libraries are implementing a change to the Libraries' food policy. These changes will go into effect on September 9, 2018. Signage announcing the new policy will begin to appear on August 1st and Libraries employees will use the weeks leading up to September 9th to educate visitors about the upcoming changes. View the full food policy.
As of September 9, the following changes will be implemented:
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.
On her Back in the Stacks blog, Cataloging Specialist Jan Hardy reviews Blue Horses, a book of poems from Mary Oliver.