Our digitization projects range from archival, primary source materials (The Herbert A. Simon Collection, The Andrew Carnegie Online Archive) to searchable digital versions of secondary resources (The Pittsburgh Jewish Newpaper Project, The Posner Collection). To date the University Libraries has scanned close to 2 million pages of resources, providing 24/7 access to thousands of researchers.
- American Journal of Science (1818-1895)
The oldest scientific journal continuously published in the United States. Natural science and other topics
- Andrew Carnegie Collection
Joint digital archive collection with the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Same content, choice of interfaces:
- Carnegie Image Collection
Andrew Carnegie family photographs
- Charette Magazine published by the Pittsburgh Architectural Club, 1920-1974
- Chicago Portage Ledger
A contemporary newsletter about the history and significance of the Chicago Portage.
- Diplodocus and Douglass Archives
The Carnegie Museum of Natural History’s early paleontological discoveries
- Envisioning Robotics
Exhibit from the Takeo Kanade Collection; Kanade is a renowned innovator in the field of robotics
- Faculty Bulletin
Full-text digital archive of the Carnegie Institute of Technology Faculty Bulletins, 1916-1971.
- Heinz Collection
Congressional papers of the late U. S. Senator H. John Heinz III (R-PA)
- Historic Costume Collection
Books that illustrate period costume, selected from University Libraries collections
- Image Collection, CMU Libraries
A growing collection of high-quality digital images selected by and for Carnegie Mellon users.
- Mind Models
Artificial intelligence discovery at Carnegie Mellon; the collaborative work of Newell and Simon
- Newell Collection
Allen Newell developed artificial intelligence modeled on human problem solving behaviors; experimental cognitive psychology
- Paul Goodman Collection – “The Changing Nature of Work”
A series of films produced by Paul Goodman (1937-2012), who was the Richard M. Cyert Professor at Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business
- Pittsburgh Jewish Newspaper Project
Jewish Criterion (1895-1962), the American Jewish Outlook (1934-1962), the Jewish Chronicle (1962-present), and the Y-JCC series (1926-1975)
- Posner Memorial Collection
Landmark titles in the history of science, beautifully produced books on decorative arts and fine sets of literature; collected by Henry Posner Sr.
- Shull Collection
Clifford Shull (Carnegie Tech, 1937) shared the Nobel Prize in Physics for development of neutron diffraction with Bertram Brockhouse
- Simon Collection
Herb Simon had a 52-year career at CMU that spanned achievements in artificial intelligence, psychology, administration and economics
- Swiss Poster Collection
A critical selection of posters, noted for their graphic design, dating from 1970 to 2010.
- Traub Collection
Joseph F. Traub pioneered research in information-based complexity and quantum computing
- Universal Library
Making scholarly materials free to read on the web; creating a test bed for ongoing computer science initiatives