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Rob Penny

We are pleased to announce the acquisition of the papers of Rob Penny, noted Pitt professor, activist, playwright, and poet!

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ULS Wins NEH Grant to Digitize Silent Film Music

A team led by Jim Cassaro, head of the Finney Music Library, has been awarded $145,897 by the National Endowment for the Humanities to process and digitize the Mirskey Collection, an archive of sheet music for silent film accompaniment. This exciting project will make 45,000 pages of music available freely online.

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Hillman Floors 1 & 2 Closing Soon!

The Hillman Reinvention continues, with floors 1 and 2 closing for approximately 18 months beginning in August. When completed these newly renovated floors will contain:

An expanded and relocated Open Lab, a collaboration between the University Center for Teaching and Learning and the University Library System. Through workshops, class sessions, consultations and trainings, the Lab aims to connect the Pitt community with technology for hand-on making and... more
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Faculty & Staff Positions Available

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We are extending due dates for Pitt and EZ Borrow items until September 30!*

*Please note: If your Pitt ID is expiring between April 30 – September 30, 2021 your items will only be renewed through the expiration date of your Pitt ID.  

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Owen Library is temporarily operating out of Krebs Hall Room 124

Owen Library at Pitt-Johnstown is CLOSED until further notice. In late January 2021, a burst water pipe resulted in significant water damage to all three floors of the Owen Library building. The library's collection is in storage and is unavailable... more


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