How much of our gender shows in the way we act, dress, move, speak? How much comes from othersâ€™ perceptions? How many of our life choices are constrained by sexism and racism? As I read Jackie Kayâ€™s novel "Trumpet," these questions swirled in my head.
Join Carnegie Mellon University Libraries Â February 26 â€“ March 2, 2018 as we celebrate Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week, an annual celebration of the important doctrines of fair use and fair dealing. It is designed to highlight and promote the opportunities presented by fair use and fair dealing, celebrate successful stories, and explain these doctrines.
Button making stations, where you are invited to make your own custom button using fair use materials, will be held on the following days:
Kim Sestili manages the books for University Libraries.
A business administrator, Sestili is responsible for a more than $7 million per year budget for purchasing library materials to support students, faculty and the university's academic and research missions.
"We order various types of materials, and we're always adding new programs, so I have to find the money in the budget to support them," Sestili said. "I work with the librarians on their budgets, run reports and pay the bills."
The Carnegie Mellon University Libraries currently offers trial online access to the following databases. These trials are available on a temporary basis only. University Libraries will make a decision about subscribing to these electronic resources based on interest, cost, and usability.
To view permanent additions and changes to databases available at the University Libraries, see our A-Z Databases page.
When conducting entrepreneurial research, one of the most important components is finding information on competitors, or competitive intelligence, as well as financing/funding information, usually in the form of private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) financing.
Get ready for Love Data Week, February 12 â€“ 16, 2018!
Completing a thesis or dissertation is a major milestone for any graduate student, representing the culmination of years of research and writing. But if you only begin to manage its electronic assets when you turn in the completedÂ product, it may be too late. Presented by the University Libraries and the Office of Graduate Education, the ETD (Electronic Thesis and Dissertation) Workshop Series encourages you to think about these issues earlier in your grad studies and provides you with the tools to manage and preserve your digital research.
In recognition of Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week 2018, the University Libraries will be holding an exhibit entitled "The Art of the Remix," which illustrates what happens when artists remix existing work and make it their own. The exhibit will run from Monday, February 19th â€“ Friday, March 30th on the first-floor of Hunt Library.
Visit the new Posner Center exhibit on Peking Opera, created by Zhouna Ma, Posner Center Intern and sophomore student majoring in mathematics.Â This exhibit will be on display January 26 - April 30, 2018.
Cataloging SpecialistÂ Jan Hardy reviews Cathleen Schine's "They May Not Mean To, But They Do" for the latest "Back in the Stacks" blog post:
Growing older, taking care of an aging spouse, learning to live alone -- I donâ€™t know how Cathleen Schine wrings humor from these experiences, but she does. They May Not Mean To, But They Do is filled with hilarious and very human details, and it is a novel I savored.