You said it – we did it
Thanks to all your comments in the recent survey, changes are coming to the library.
24/7 at Hunt Library
Access to more Journal Content
VPN will be history
More changes… and more detail here.
CMU PhD Candidates – 3MT
Think you can explain your thesis in three minutes with just one slide? Want to win an iPad or up to $3000 in travel grant money?
CMU is hosting its first-ever Three Minute Thesis competition. Register by December 13th to participate. Qualifying heats will be held in January and February with the final 3MT showdown on February 18th.
Hunt Lights: Hanukkah
From Nov 27-Dec 5, blue and white lighting on the Hunt Library façade celebrates Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights. Hanukkah honors the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem in the 2nd century B.C. It is observed by lighting a special candelabrum, eating delicious fried foods and, more recently, giving gifts.
Introducing Google Library
Google Scholar just announced a new feature called Google Library. Use Library to build and organize a personalized collection of articles in Scholar. Enable your account and start saving.
Taking notes? Scrap the paper and try a Boogie Board.
Available at Hunt Circulation, the Arts desk, and Sorrells Circulation.
“The Changing Nature of Work”
Films produced by Paul Goodman (1937-2012) are now online.
Goodman, an acclaimed organizational psychologist, was the Richard M. Cyert Professor at CMU’s Tepper School.
Over 1.6 million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences – with a suite of software tools for teaching and research. ARTstor (and its sibling JSTOR) just won Best Overall Database 2013 for content and ease of use.
Off campus? Connect here first.
Library News and Events
November 22 at 10 pm on WQED-TV. See and hear about the legendary architect of the early Carnegie Tech campus (Baker/Porter Halls, Hamerschlag Hall, College of Fine Arts, Margaret Morrison)—and other notable buildings in Pittsburgh and beyond. Among the narrators telling his story are CMU’s Charles Rosenblum and Martin Aurand. The [...]
Tue, Nov 19, 2013
October 22, 4:30-6 pm in the Connan Room, UC. Live computer-based webcast and mobile-device webcast start 15 minutes before the event.
Come hear CMU researchers talk about why and how they make their work available via open access. Hear the new Dean of Libraries Keith Webster explain why open access is strategic [...]
Wed, Oct 09, 2013
Next Q & A: Thursday, October 24. Three locations: Hunt, Sorrells and Mellon Institute libraries. Time: 12:30-2 pm.
Bring your questions about open access! What is it? Why is it? How do I do it? One-gig jump drive to the first 25 participants at each location each day. Snacks courtesy of CulinArt.
Part of CMU’s celebration of [...]
Tue, Oct 08, 2013
IEEE English for Engineering - Communication skills and specialized English language knowledge for engineers and technical professionals. Includes free placement test for a recommended path of study.
IEEE eLearning Library - A system of educational courses [...]
Tue, Oct 08, 2013