ULS News & Announcements

HathiTrust logo
24 Aug 2020

Note regarding HathiTrust access

Please note that the emergency electronic access to HathiTrust full-text books has stopped because of copyright restrictions. It is possible that something that was available electronically before, is now only available in print. Print books that were in the emergency access program continue to be...
How has the Covid-19 pandemic affected you?
01 Apr 2020

Archive of the Pitt Community Response to COVID-19

The University of Pittsburgh Library System’s University Archives is working to document the impact of COVID-19 on the university community, as well as Pitt’s response to the pandemic. In addition to the websites and emails we are currently collecting, we are asking Pitt students,...
No Fines!
17 Mar 2020

Library books are not due until April 30, 2021

Library books are now due on April 30, 2021, including E-Z Borrow and Interlibrary Loan Materials. That means no fines or fees will be applied during this time. Questions? Contact Us. For more library service updates visit here.
We've Reach 10,000 ETDs!
16 Sep 2020

10,000 Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs)

We’ve reached 10,000 Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) in D-Scholarship! Almost 99% of our ETDs are freely available, which means scholars around the world can access the wealth of research conducted by Pitt students with no paywalls, as...
Hispanic Heritage Month: September 15-October 15 -- Hispanic Discussion Round Tables
08 Sep 2020

Hispanic Discussion Round Tables

Join us on Tuesday, September 22 from Noon-1:30pm as we host 5 Hispanic and Latin/a/o/e/x identifying individuals from various parts of Latin America to share their culture, their family structure and experiences in small group settings in a virtual platform. The goal of the Hispanic...
Tiffany McKerahan
19 Aug 2020

Publishing with IEEE Webinar

This webinar focuses on how to publish a technical paper with IEEE on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 from 1-2pm. The presenter, Tiffany McKerahan, IEEE Manager, Author Engagement & Support, will provide guidance on everything from how the IEEE publishing process works to submitting a...
DSS Online Office Hours
18 Aug 2020

Digital Scholarship Services online office hours for the Fall Semester

DSS Online Office Hours are a chance to meet our team, ask questions, and get personalized, real-time help with your digital projects. Drop in on Zoom on Tuesdays 10-11 a.m. & Wednesdays 3-4 p.m.  For more information on how to attend our office hours, please...
A new and improved PittCat is coming July 28!
13 Jul 2020

New Pittcat!

A new and improved PittCat is coming July 28!
Request functions (from July 20-28) and My Account functions (from July 23-28) will not be available.
13 Jul 2020

PittCat switch

While we flip the switch from the old PittCat to the new, Request functions (from July 20-28) and My Account functions (from July 23-28) will not be available.
The University of Pittsburgh Library System is committed to Equity and Justice
08 Jun 2020

ULS Commitment to Equity and Justice

We stand in solidarity with our black students, faculty, colleagues and our community and condemn all expressions of racism. We acknowledge our responsibility to help create a world that actively values and affirms diversity and inclusion, a core value of the ULS and the library profession.We join...