Chatham University

Academic Support Services

Disability Support Services

PACE Center - Programs for Academic Access, Confidence and Excellence

+The Jennie King Mellon Library

The Jennie King Mellon Library serves the Chatham community as the primary research, study, and resource center. Students may access the library's collections via the library's website at The collection includes over 100,000 print volumes, more than 289,000 periodical titles - most of which are available online - over 300,000 eBooks and nearly 70 electronic databases. Chatham students also have access to the vast collections of regional and national colleges and universities through the library's consortia memberships that allow for interlibrary loan.

Librarians offers a wide variety of information and instructional services, including chat reference, individual research consultations, database searching workshops, and course-related instruction. All of these are aimed at teaching students to become scholars and skilled at locating, evaluating, and using information in all formats. Professional librarians are available all hours the library is open to answer questions, help with research papers or projects, and show users how to find and use library and other information sources.

The JKM Library also houses the University Archives & Special Collections department. It provides students with the unique opportunity to explore primary source research methodology and access to rare and fine book collections. Online portals to digitized archival collections and face-to-face research instruction encourage active investigation into regional history and engagement in digital humanities research.

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Technology Resources

+Carriage House Children's Center, Inc.

In the spring of 2004, Chatham University reestablished a partnership with the Carriage House Children's Center, Inc. (CHCC). CHCC was originally located on campus and in 1986 moved to its present location at 5604 Solway Street, only a short walk from Chatham. CHCC provides quality education and childcare for children ages six weeks through kindergarten, as well as an after-school program. CHCC serves as a laboratory school for Students enrolled Chatham University programs that center on early childhood education and development maybe visit CHCC for various learning experiences . Students are encouraged to consult with the appropriate education and psychology faculty or staff to learn about the many opportunities for Chatham students to become involved at CHCC.

Career Development and Preparation and Internships