The LibKey Nomad browser extension provides one-click access to the Libraries' full text resources as you find research on the web and in databases. Find information on how to install here.
Open Science Framework (OSF) is a free & open source project management web-based tool that is useful for:
CMU now has an institutional license for OSF. Use your Andrew email address to sign-up for OSF to take advantage of our institutional benefits including:
If you are interested in learning more about OSF or need help, you can read our OSF guide or contact University Libraries Data Services at email@example.com.
LabArchives is an Electronic Research Notebook that can be used for securely storing, sharing, searching, and managing research data in any field or as an instructional tool in classes. All CMU affiliates have free access to the Educational and Professional Editions of LabArchives. To learn more about how to use the platform, visit our page here or contact lcubias@labarchives to set up a free consultation for you or your work group on how to get started with it or learn if it is the right choice for you.
Supported by the University Libraries, protocols.io is an open source repository for scientists to record and share detailed up-to-date protocols for research and teaching purposes. Carnegie Mellon University members can access their free Premium account by verifying their CMU email address.
For more information on protocols.io, please visit our webpage: library.cmu.edu/protocols
For additional support contact our University Libraries data services team: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Carnegie Mellon University Libraries now provides free Overleaf Pro accounts for all faculty, staff, and students who would like to use a collaborative, online LaTeX editor for their papers and projects. Claim your free 10GB Pro account on Overleaf by signing up with your CMU email address through our CMU Overleaf Portal.
Overleaf is designed to make the process of writing, editing and producing your research papers and project reports much quicker for both you and your collaborators. Overleaf can also be linked to other services such as arXiv, GitHub and our institutional repository, KiltHub, to best fit into your workflow.
Features of Overleaf:
Find out more about how to use your free Overleaf account here.
A new option for sharing data and other research products, CMU's comprehensive institutional repository: KiltHub
Why share? Increasingly, funding agencies and journals are requiring that researchers make their data publicly available.
Sharing data and metadata can be a good option even if not required. Sharing data can:
How do I share? There are a number of great options for making data available, including:
If you are interested in depositing any of your research products (i.e. data sets, conference posters, dissertations, or publications) to Kilthub, find more info here or contact Melanie Gainey (email@example.com).
Challenge.gov: members of the public compete to help the U.S. government solve problems big and small. Browse through challenges and submit your ideas for a chance to win.