Sandy Folsom joined CMU Libraries in 1984 and has witnessed tremendous change during the past 35 years of service as a faculty librarian. She participated in the implementation of three automated systems and two institutional repository… Read moreLibrary Faculty Member Sandy Folsom to Retire
CMU Libraries employs nearly 100 students during the academic year and appoints student volunteers to serve as library ambassadors. Depending upon the department in which they work, our student employees serve our patrons, operate the building,… Read moreCongratulations to Students Graduating, Studying Abroad, or Leaving for Internships
The last two weeks of the spring semester are especially busy for students. The whirlwind of exams, papers and projects, packing up for the summer, and for some students, graduating, may lead to increased levels of… Read moreStopping the Noise in your Head: How Walking a Labyrinth is Like Taking a Safe Time Out
This is not another story about how computers and digital technologies are changing libraries. Rather, here you will read about some of the analog materials and equipment in our collections. While many of our patrons may… Read moreArchaic Technologies in the Library
When I was asked to create a post for the libraries’ new blog in the spring, the thought of Earth Day came to mind, and I felt that discussing the relationships the library is creating with… Read moreLibraries Work Toward Sustainable Partnerships
During the library’s survey last year, students told us they wanted more group study spaces, comfortable seating, and outlets for charging mobile devices. We listened and we hope this summer’s building projects will fulfill students’ needs!… Read morePardon our Dust! Summer Building Projects Begin in May
Ten of Our Favorite Online Resources You Might Not Know About Here at the CMU Libraries, we work with thousands of electronic resources that bring information right to the screen in front of you –… Read moreTen of Our Favorite Online Resources You Might Not Know About
Professor Steven Weiland, Michigan State University, to Give Two Talks about Research Workflows in the Digital Age in the Park Library on April 8, 2019.
The workflows used by researchers has become an important area of study as the World Wide Web, and the proliferation of electronic tools available to collect, store, and share information has radically altered how individuals engage… Read moreProfessor Steven Weiland, Michigan State University, to Give Two Talks about Research Workflows in the Digital Age in the Park Library on April 8, 2019.
A writer’s published work embodies their passions, their interests, and their expertise. When the library receives books created by CMU faculty and staff, I enjoy paging through each one to learn something about each person and… Read moreCelebrating CMU’s Authors and Editors