August Wilson with actress, Theresa Merritt at Alley Theatre, Houston, Texas. 1994
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August Wilson

We are thrilled to announce we have acquired the archive of the late playwright and Pittsburgh native son August Wilson, best known for his unprecedented American Century Cycle —ten plays that convey the Black experience in each decade of the 20th century. All ten of the plays have had Broadway productions and two earned Wilson the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. See our August Wilson Archive website for more information.

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Library books are not due until April 30, 2021

Library books checked out last academic year are not due until April 30, including E-Z Borrow and Interlibrary Loan Materials. No fines or fees will be applied to these materials. Questions? Contact Us. For more library service updates visit here.
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August Wilson Project Archivist

The University of Pittsburgh Library System (ULS) is seeking a candidate for the position of the August Wilson Project Archivist within the Archives & Special Collections (A&SC) department. This is a full-time, Visiting Librarian, non-tenure-track appointment that reports to the Curator of the Curtis Theatre Collection. The position is one-year with the possibility of renewal. The A&SC department, consisting of 15 full-time staff, is the largest repository... more
GIS DAY 2020

GIS Day 2020

GIS Day (November 18) is an international celebration of this scientific framework often implemented by using software for gathering, analyzing, and visualizing geographic or georeferenced data. GIS enthusiasts from the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, and a number of community organizations like Draw The Lines have organized several exciting events for GIS Day. Please explore for details.
We've Reach 10,000 ETDs!

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 part of our mission to support Open Access.
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