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Adobe workshops available for CMU students, faculty and staff

Utilize Adobe programs to enhance your academic and personal projects with these in-person, and hands-on workshops for students and virtual professional development training for staff and faculty.

Matin Luther King Jr. speaking at a podium to an audience.

Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life and legacy at CMU Libraries  

CMU Libraries' curated selection of materials explores and celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life and legacy.  

Family Study Room at Park Library, children's reading, and toy corner.

University Libraries blog:

Top five family-friendly services at CMU Libraries

Our goal is to provide a welcoming environment for all members of our community and hope that these spaces and services will support your learning, research, and work activities. 

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University Libraries blog:

Bryan Whitledge appointed Clarke Public Services Librarian

The Clarke Historical Library is pleased to announce that Bryan Whitledge is our new Public Services Librarian.

Family Study Room at Park Library, computer station and changing area

Register to use the Family Study Room

CMU Libraries is excited to offer a Family Study Room, allowing CMU students and employees who visit the library accompanied by their children to study in a comfortable and safe setting. Those interested in using this space can register and receive Central ID access to the Family Study Room.

Incendiary Devices, cast and fabricated bronze, 1976 Juro Charlie McCarthy ventriloquist doll, American flag, gas can, and megaphone

Brian Nelson, Thinking Outloud
Installation Sculpture and Works on Paper

Dec. 7, 2022 - Feb. 1, 2023
Baber Room Gallery
Charles V. Park Library

In Thinking Out Loud, artist Brian Nelson creates an installation of drawings and sculptures that reflect on the experience of existing in a “post-pandemic” world.

The exhibition is free and open to the public.

Coach Fran Koenig talks to her basketball team, 1970s

From the Clarke Historical Library:

2022 is the 50th anniversary of Title IX

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Annual CMU Book Recognition Event application open 

Faculty, staff and emeriti who author, co-author, edit, or translate a book published in 2022 are eligible for recognition at the Annual CMU Book Recognition Event. The submission form for the event is open and will close at midnight Jan. 31, 2023. All submissions will be reviewed after Feb. 1, 2023. 

You may submit your book for consideration anytime between now and midnight Jan. 31, 2023. 

Textbooks in the Library - Pilot Program

Textbooks in the Library

Textbooks just got a little more convenient:

  • Select print textbooks are available for use in the library (3-hour checkout).
  • Direct access to ebook textbooks (when available) for access anywhere, anytime. 

Use Library Smart Search to find a textbook by:

  • Course Name
  • Instructor
  • Designator

Access to Newspapers through CMU Libraries

Access to newspapers through CMU Libraries

CMU Students, faculty and staff have complimentary newspaper access to:

  • The New York Times
  • The Wall Street Journal
  • The Chronicle for Higher Education
  • Proquest Central (Hundreds of titles including the Chicago Tribune and The Washington Post)