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Carnegie Mellon University Africa: Libraries Resources for Faculty and Staff

Instructional Support


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The Libraries can support teaching and student learning in many ways and formats. The Library Teaching Menu describes the different ways we can create customized content for your courses. Please reach out to Haoyong, Jimmy or Sarah for more information or to request support.

Course Reserves

The Libraries can purchase e-books and can digitize print material that we have in the collections to make class resources available for your students. Please get in touch with our course reserves teams as early as possible to ensure sufficient time for setting up course materials for the semester. For more information about course reserves, visit this page.

Online Courses, Modules and Webinars

Library Workshops

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The Libraries offer many online workshops from conducting literature reviews to data visualization and management, using tools like R and Python, and more. Check out our list of workshops and register at the CMU Libraries workshop page

The CMU Libraries is also a member of The Carpentries, a global organization and community of teachers and learners to build computational and data science capacity. We offer 2-3 day online Software and Data Carpentries trainings on R, Python, Git, Shell and other computational tools throughout the year.  Please get in touch if you are interested in learning about upcoming offerings.

Data Office Hours

The University Libraries offer Data Services and Research Consultations! These office hours provide in-person or virtual consultations to students, staff, faculty, and researchers in Pittsburgh. Library specialists are available to help at any point across the research data lifecycle, which includes data collecting, cleaning, structuring and integration, data management, data analysis, coding in R and Python, data sharing, and scholarly communications. Book a virtual appointment!