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photographic art depicting man with chains in a police flack jacket in front of an American flag

Join us in Park Library’s Baber Room Gallery for our new exhibition, Friendly Fire: Scenes of Service (Searching for Safety): A series of large format photographs by artist and retired Detroit police force homicide investigator, Khary Mason. This exhibition interrogates the artist’s own participation in a justice system at odds with his intentions and everything he was trained to believe.

Exhibition runs January 29 - March 13, 2024

Recording of Artist Talk on February 1

This exhibition was made possible by FujiFilm. 

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Dogs in the Park

Therapy dogs will be in the library on the 2nd floor near the stairs on the following Mondays from 5 - 7 PM.

February 19
March 19
April 15

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Park Library Fly-Through Tour

Get a unique tour though the Park Library, not on foot, but by air, through a drone fly-by.

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CMU Students and Faculty – GET TO KNOW THE LIBRARY! 

Save time and enhance your projects by exploring the Libraries' services and study spaces. We are here to help!

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University Libraries Blog:

Unveiling the Library Collections: Your Gateway to Academic Success

The CMU Libraries are committed to providing you with the materials you need to thrive in your courses. In a 2023 library survey of CMU students, an overwhelming 94.7% of students expressed confidence in the library’s ability to support their academic success through our collections.

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Hey CMU, let's get creative with Adobe!

CMU is proud to be an Adobe Creative Campus. The initiative empowers students, faculty, and staff to develop digital literacy skills and embark on a journey of lifelong learning,

For the 2023 academic year, ALL students (new and returning) that wish to use Adobe software must select a collection and request a software license.

Choose and request a software license Learn more about the Adobe Digital Lounge

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Course-related software is available 24/7 in CMU Libraries’ 1 North Study Room

The CMU Libraries’ 1 North Study Room is open 24/7 during the semester with CMU ID access and offers convenient availability to specific course-related software.

Learn More Complete list of software

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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.

Learn More and Register

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)