Data is in the news at a dizzying rate, reminding us that our choices in collecting and sharing data are of great consequence. Join us for the Data Fair, a series of webinars taking place October 1-5, to learn from thought leaders who will delve into important topics like: data transparency, data activism, data in the community, what to do with data and more.
Food for fines! During the week from Sunday, October 21 – Saturday, October 27, 2018, donate three or more canned goods or non-perishable food items and have up to $40.00 in current fines cleared from your account. Contributions will be donated to the CMU Community Food Drive the following week. Donations accepted at Hunt Library Circulation Desk at anytime during this period. Does not include multi-media fines.
Angelina Spotts, Metadata Specialist, writes on The Information Environment blog about how she explains metadata to the non-metadata world.
On her Back in the Stacks blog, Cataloging Specialist Jan Hardy reviews What Truth Sounds Like: Robert F. Kennedy, James Baldwin, and Our Unfinished Conversation About Race In America by Michael Eric Dyson (St. Martin's Press, 2018)
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On her Back in the Stacks blog, Cataloging Specialist Jan Hardy reviews a trio of books about "man's best friend."
Carnegie Mellon University Libraries has strengthened its leadership team supporting CMU teaching, learning, and research efforts with the addition of two new associate deans.
A.M. Salaz, a Senior Librarian at the Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar Library, has been named to the position of associate dean of research and academic services and Brian Mathews, associate dean for learning and outreach at Virginia Tech, has been named to the position of associate dean for innovation, preservation, and access. Salaz and Mathews will assume their new roles on December 1.
Registration is now open for CMU's inaugural Open Science Symposium, held at Mellon Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, October 18 - 19, 2018.
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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