The Mellon College of Science has announced the first six projects to be funded under an innovative block grant program for cross-disciplinary foundational science research in the life sciences. The grants are funded through a generous $4 million gift from the DSF Charitable Foundation.
If you’re conducting a comprehensive literature search, perhaps for a dissertation literature review or a grant proposal, how do you know when you’ve done enough? This is a common question and there’s no simple answer. However, there are some methods that can help you feel more confident that you’ve done your due diligence and that other researchers can pick up where you left off if need be.
Blogging about a topic that is, sadly, still relevant today, Cataloging Specialist Jan Hardy reviews two books about the Columbine high school shooting. "A Mother’s Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy" by Sue Klebold is a memoir by the mother of one of the shooters, who shares her insights on how evil can seem so recognizable in retrospect, yet hidden right before our eyes.
Join us at a special event to recognize Pamela McCorduck's recent gift to University Libraries.
Doctoral students took the stage at Kresge Auditorium to describe their research and its significance in three minutes or less during the finals of Carnegie Mellon University's Three Minute Thesis competition.
Speaking at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, Jason Griffey discussed how Blockchain, the much-hyped technology behind the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, can be adapted to improve the way libraries store information. Griffey is an affiliate fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, and the creator of The LibraryBox Project, an open source portable digital file distribution system.
The Posner Fine Arts Foundation funds internships for Carnegie Mellon University students to do individual research in the Posner Memorial Collection and prepare exhibits. Learn more and apply for the opportunity to research and create an exhibit of your own in the Posner Center. The current exhibit, which is on display until November 30, 2018, is The Frankenstein Complex.
The Fine and Rare Book Room located on the fourth floor of Hunt Library is now open to the public at the following hours: Monday - Friday, 4 - 6 p.m., through November 30, 2018.
Two Open Access textbooks on KiltHub, the CMU repository and research collaboration platform, have recently received recognition:
KiltHub access is now available for CMU graduate students. Students must login with their Andrew ID, just as Faculty and Staff can. Information about the repository can be found on the About KiltHub page.