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Geography in the Library

Jennie King Mellon Library is set up according to the Dewey Decimal System, which organizes books in disciplinary sections that begin with 3-digit numbers. The numbers devoted to Geography and History are located in the 900s (find those books on JKM's 3rd floor!).

Global Focus

"Globe" by Luke Price, under a CC-BY-2.0 license (via Flickr Creative Commons).

Program Information

Chatham University's Global Focus program encourages and facilitates the study of diverse regions across the globe. Each academic year is devoted to a particular country or region, and finds Chatham arranging programs, events, and curricular activities to educate the community about that region. Click here for upcoming Global Focus events.

Since 1995, Global Focus has educated Chatham University students about countries and regions in Africa, Asia, Europe, and South America. Click here for the complete list.

Year Of... in Jennie King Mellon

Every year, Jennie King Mellon Library creates a display of books and other media to contribute to Chatham's Global Focus Program by enlightening the Chatham community about the art, literature, history, politics, and economics of the region. The "Year Of" display is located in the lobby on the ground floor of the library building.

Global Focus Contact Information

Global Focus

Falk Hall
Woodland Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Phone: 412-365-2924


On Facebook: Chatham University Global Focus

On Twitter: @GlobalFocusChtm

For more information, contact Dr. Jean-Jacques Sene, program coordinator, at 412-365-2924 or at

JKM Library Contact Information

Jennie King Mellon Library

Chatham University
Pittsburgh, PA 15232


On Facebook: Jennie King Mellon Library and the Chatham University Archives

On Flickr: Jennie King Mellon Library

On YouTube: ChathamULibrary


This guide was originally developed and created by Erin Wolverton, Reference Associate (2014).