Andrew Carnegie Collection online!

Carnegie Mellon University Libraries and the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh have created a joint digital archive of Andrew Carnegie materials on the Web at http://diva.library.cmu.edu/carnegie/. Integrating five physical collections in one searchable full text resource, the site demonstrates a larger vision, which is to facilitate and host a digital repository of Andrew Carnegie materials held by institutions worldwide. The inaugural Andrew Carnegie Collection online was funded by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grants from 2007 to 2009. “The Andrew Carnegie Collection not only includes interesting and plentiful source materials but represents a great opportunity to make a whole that truly is more than the sum of its parts,” said Gabrielle V. Michalek, head of the Archives and Digital Library Initiatives Department at Carnegie Mellon University Libraries. … more

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