Are you interested in experiencing VR? Have you wondered how VR tools might be used to expand or support your research? Virtual Reality is an exciting way to engage with different environments, experiencing our world and worlds we can only imagine.
What is your story…
This is a question Emma Slayton and Jessica Benner have been asking through their work with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) at the University Libraries. They are excited to develop new services, learning opportunities, and spaces for discussion centered around spatial research. For example, earlier this year, they began offering open office hours for those with questions concerning mapping or spatial datasets (Wednesdays between 12 and 3pm in the Sorrels library, Wean Hall floor 4).
New Play Exchange (NPX) is a script discovery database. Search, read and download scripts, view writer profiles, contact writers, read script recommendations from professionals throughout the field. Search scripts by cast size, play length, age level, genre, subject matter, gender or sexual identity and ethnicity; search people by writer type and demographics.
Innovation Roundtable 2018: Collaboration Yields Powerful Research Results
This November is the 100th anniversary of the Armistice, the end of World War I. To mark the occasion, Project Archivist Emily Davis dug into the early history of the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research to highlight some of the work that was carried out there during World War I. Established in 1913, the Mellon Institute was roughly a year old when war broke out in Europe in 1914.
For the third time since it's rollout, the KiltHub repository has won first place in a figshare for institutions community deposit contest. The figshare for institutions community is the world-wide community of institutions that use figshare for institutions as a repository platform, either as their data repository or as a comprehensive repository like CMU. There are 69 institutions from around the world within the figshare for institutions community.
A Pair of Soldier Shoes
Hunt Library, First Floor Exhibit Cases
October 22, 2018 – February 2019
In recognition of the 100th anniversary (November 11, 2018) of the armistice that ended fighting in World War I between the Allies and Germany, the Libraries present the exhibit “A Pair of Solider Shoes,” which explores the experience on the CMU campus during WWI.
Celebrate the scariest season - and take a break from studying. Join us for storytelling and treats in Hunt Library.
Tuesday, October 30
- 7:30 – 8:15 p.m. Emma Sharp Alcove, 1st floor
- Spooky Tales by Edgar Allen Poe & James Whitcomb Riley (& candy)
Wednesday, October 31
The University Libraries at CMU invites you to attend a workshop and kick-off event to introduce our Spatial Storytelling Series. The Spatial Storytelling Series is a series of events and workshops on spatial storytelling. These events support broader interaction between members of the CMU community who engage in any aspect of spatial storytelling. We hope to promote critical engagement with spatial data and concepts and learn how we can best support research and student learning by supporting the creation of spatial narratives.