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Library Orientation for International Students

Would you like to know:

  • A librarian who speaks your native language?
  • The difference between the academic libraries in the U.S. and libraries in your home country?
  • The many wonderful services that the library offers to help your area of study and research at Pitt?

Sign up for a Library Orientation Session in your native language!

When are the Orientation Sessions?

Chinese Orientations

Tuesday August 18 10-11am
Tuesday August 18 2-3pm
Wednesday August 19 10-11am
Thursday August 20 10-11am
Monday August 24 10-11am
Tuesday August 25 3-4 pm
Wednesday August 26 3-4 pm
Thursday August 27 3-4 pm
Friday August 28 3-4 pm

Japanese Orientations

By appointment only.  See below under the sign up section for more details.

Korean Orientation

Wednesday August 19 3-4 pm

Spanish Orientation

Thursday August 20 11am-Noon


Where are the Sessions?

Hillman Library
Ground Floor, G74 – Amy Knapp Room


How do you sign up?

For Chinese, Korean or Spanish Orientations

*Registration is required!

Use the above links or follow the directions below:

  1. Sign up at
  2. Click on the session which corresponds to the date and time you wish to attend.
  3. Submit the form with your name and email. That's it!

For Japanese Orientations

Contact Mr. Hiroyuki Good for individual meetings.  
Either by phone: 412-648-8187 or email:


Any Questions? 

Please contact Ms. Haihui Zhang ( or Ms. Xiuying Zou (


Do you know that now you can borrow and check out Chinese magazines and journals in addition to books?

Visit the second floor at Hillman Library to see all the choices available and check something out today!