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The CMU Libraries is in the process of updating our core technology.

The new catalog will provide: 

  • A mobile-friendly interface for searching
  • Automatic login when signed on to CentraLink
  • Improved collection management and analytics
  • Improved library staff workflows 

See the FAQ page for more information.

2017 Project Timeline:

January 31:
February - May:
Configuration and staff training
February - April:
Usability testing for the new Smart Search results page 
Final testing
June 21:
Last day to place holds in Centra
June 29:
Last day to export Centra reading history and Smart Search eShelf
June 30:
New system launch; New Smart Search live