Archived ULS News & Announcements

Latinx & Hispanic Heritage Month Logo (September 15-October 15)
15 Aug 2021

Hispanic Round Table Discussions

Join the University of Pittsburgh Library System and Hispanic Latino Professional Association for our annual Hispanic Round Table Discussions in celebration of Latinx & Hispanic Heritage Month! The Hispanic Round Table Discussions is an event on Tuesday,...
First Editions of Twain, Hemingway Works Come to ULS!
14 Jul 2021

First Editions of Twain, Hemingway Works Come to ULS!

Actor, bibliophile and philanthropist Richard E. Rauh (A&S ’62, ’64G) has donated his extraordinary collection of rare books and manuscripts valued at more than $1.4 million to the University of Pittsburgh Library System (ULS). The Rare Book Library of Richard E. Rauh will be housed...
University of Pittsburgh Library System Acquires Additional Archives for its Horror Studies Collection
22 Jun 2021

University of Pittsburgh Library System Acquires Additional Archives for its Horror Studies Collection

The University of Pittsburgh Library System (ULS) is pleased to announce several significant new acquisitions to its Horror Studies Collection.  First announced during an installment of the ULS Horror Studies Webinar Series, hosted in collaboration with Pitt’s Center for African American...
Bing Crosby with the Pittsburgh Pirates
15 Jun 2021

ULS acquires Bing Crosby materials

The Bing Crosby Collection, which was amassed by Crosby fan Frontis Wiggins, was recently acquired by the University Library System’s Center for American Music...
Student writing in an notebook in front of a computer and looking at a graph on a tablet.
20 Apr 2021

Graduate Student Internships!

Our Digital Scholarship Graduate Internships are intended to prepare students for success in digitally-inflected scholarly careers, both in the academy and beyond. Details and link to application on our Internships page!
Close up of a bee pollinating a flower and also a close up of a frog in water with a butterfly sitting on the frog's head
15 Mar 2021

Citizen Science Month: Getting Involved

April is Citizen Science Month! Please join us on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 from 11 a.m. – Noon to learn about opportunities for participating in Citizen Science projects ("Urban Biodiversity" and “FrogWatch USA”) here at Pitt and in general. Becky Gonda, Director...
Horror Studies - Women in Horror 3
05 Mar 2021

Horror Studies - Women in Horror 3

Join us on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 7p.m. for a conversation with acclaimed horror authors Jewelle Gomez and Michelle Lane. The conversation will explore expanding traditional horror conventions to include marginalized communities, the...
Author: Sharee Milller and Book Cover:  Don't touch my hair!
05 Mar 2021

Sharee Miller: Children's Literature Conference Keynote

Sharee Miller, author and illustrator of Princess Hair, Don’t Touch My Hair, and Michelle’s Garden, will be our first ever Online Keynote Speaker!  Please join us on March 15, 2021 from 6-7:30pm for this FREE event.  Sharee has put...
Horror Studies - Women in Horror
05 Mar 2021

Horror Studies - Women in Horror 2

Join us on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 7p.m. for a reading and conversation with acclaimed horror poet Linda D. Addison. The conversation will focus on her biography and path to success, her role as a mentor, her approach to horror...
Horror Studies - Women in Horror
05 Mar 2021

Horror Studies - Women in Horror 1

Join us on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 7-8p.m. for a reading and conversation between two iconoclastic horror authors works challenge and expand our notions of the horror genre.  Kathe Koja and Maryse Meijer will read...

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