American Business: Mercantile Newspapers provides statistics-laden content from nearly 500 papers in a genre spawned by the rapid growth of shipping and international trade. Targeting wealthy merchants, professionals, and the educated elite, mercantile papers often were voluminous with a very large format, making production and subscription expensive. Much of the included information is unavailable elsewhere. Covers 1793-1900. Trial runs until May 31, 2017.
Trial the following databases:
- African American Newspapers: African American Newspapers: Freedmen's Record
- Women's Suffrage: The New Citizen, 1909-1912, The Western Women Voter, 1911-1913, The Remonstrance, 1890-1913.
- America and World War I: American Military Camp Newspapers
This hands-on boot camp (May 22 - 24) will help you jump start your dissertation writing process. You will:
Ten Ph.D. students representing four CMU schools and colleges competed in McConomy Auditorium for the 2017 Three Minute Thesis Championship. For the first time, the competition was streamed live online, where alumni viewers had the chance to vote for the new Alumni Award. Thanks to all of the competitors and judges and congratulations to the winners:
POLITICO Pro is the country’s pre-eminent policy news reporting service. Customized alerts, a library of primary source documentation, and proprietary tools, including regulatory trackers and a graphic visualization library called DataPoint provide essential intelligence to satisfy research and awareness needs.Whether you are creating laws and regulations, providing industry viewpoints, or simple affected by government policies at any level - from local to international - POLITICO Pro can help you navigate the complex policy world.
Digitalia Film Library is a multilingual, multinational, streaming video film library. It includes award winning films from Spain, Latin America and Europe, and classic films from North America. Available for a limited time, trial ends May 3, 2017. Click here to access. Please contact Jill Chisnell or Jeffrey Hinkelman.
Looking for full text Spanish language electronic books and journals? Try Digitalia Hispanica. This database contains full text Spanish language electronic books and journals on multiple topics. Available for a limited time, trial ends May 3, 2017. Please contact Ethan Pullman.
This exhibit tells the story of the early performances of “Water Music,” as well as Handel’s “Messiah,” which, this year, are celebrating their 300 and 275th anniversaries, respectively.
Visit the new Posner Center exhibit, "Three Sheets to the Wind: Sailors Disrupting Society," created by Juliann Reineke, Posner Center intern and PhD candidate in the Department of English. This exhibit will be on display May 4 - November 30, 2017.
University Libraries is proud to offer Dimensions, the first worldwide database of awarded research funding, to the CMU community. Use Dimensions to see the latest funded research projects in your areas of interest - wherever they are in the world. Who are the main funders in your area? Which funders have been increasing their spending on your topic? Which funders are dedicated to your domain? What have they funded recently?