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Theodore

As a native Pittsburgher, my memories of Hillman actually stretch back to my high school years in Oakland, when I regularly used the library both for onsite research and lending---my older cousin was studying at Pitt and used to let me use his ID back in the days when they had no photos.

Marilyn

I worked in the Pitt library system back in the late 80's. I have great memories of coworkers and students. I often wonder where some of them are now. Maybe you guys could start a page online for people from the past to check in. Personally, I would love that.

Stephen

I was a work study student worker at Hillman Library from 77-80, I got my start on the 3rd floor shelving books that traveled up from the ground floor on trolleys in a special dumb waiter type elevator. I challenged myself to continually break my record for ACCURATELY reshelving an entire cart of books. There was a woman named Mary who was a sweetheart of a taskmaster who oversaw the shelfers. My least favorite job, adding cards to the hundreds of drawers in the card catalogs. The pay $3.10 per hour.

John

Hillman library was built before Forbes Field was demolished. I recall two locations in the library where a single desk was placed next to a window which had a view of the ballpark. One window allowed me to see the left side of the infield and one window the left outfielder. I always chose the infield desk view on game days. Even though there was not much action to follow because the view from each desk was small, I didn't get much studying completed on game days and nights as I would
keep peering out the window at any action I could see.

Michael

I came to Pitt on a debate scholarship and even though I lived across Forbes Ave. in Bruce Hall, Hillman was my real home. Between school works and researching for debate, I spent many hours hunkered down there and often closed it down as one the last patrons at night. My debate partner, Stephen Marzen, even got locked in the library one night as he didn't hear the closing announcement (that was his claim anyway) and had to call security to let him out. All that work paid off as Stephen and I won the National Debate Tournament in 1981.

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Visual images from the 1900s-1970s commissioned by the Pittsburgh Department of Public Works

Standard and Poor's Capital IQ

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Also known as S&P Capital IQ or Standard and Poor’s Capital IQ.
Capital IQ contains detailed financial information about companies and industries. You can screen for companies and create lists.

NOTE: Capital IQ is only available on the Oakland campus. You can create a free account to use your own device, or use computers in Mervis 201 or two computers on the ground floor of Hillman Library. More access information.

Capital IQ

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Also known as S&P Capital IQ or Standard and Poor’s Capital IQ.
Capital IQ contains detailed financial information about companies and industries. You can screen for companies and create lists.

NOTE: Capital IQ is only available on the Oakland campus. You can create a free account to use your own device, or use computers in Mervis 201 or two computers on the ground floor of Hillman Library. More access information.

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