Collection Movement

In preparation for the renovation library collections in Hillman need to be either shifted within the building or moved to the Thomas Blvd. Library. Items in this facility can be requested and will be delivered to campus.
The work of moving collections began with the 4th floor, and is continuing with the remaining floors.

What's going where?

General Collection, call numbers A – Z

To Thomas Blvd. Library:

  • Books published on or before 2010 which have never circulated
  • Books published on or before 2005 that have not circulated since 2005
  • Books published on or before 2005 that have circulated two or fewer times

Remaining Ps to Hillman Library Ground Floor Compact Shelving

Remaining Qs-Zs: To Engineering Library, Lower Level

2nd Floor East Asian Library moving soon to the 4th Floor.

For more information contact Haihui Zhang or Hiro Good.

1st Floor Reference Collection moving soon to the 3rd Floor.

Reference materials published on or before 2005 will be moved to storage unless they have been reviewed for retention or are part of a current standing order or series.

Ground Floor

To Thomas Blvd. Library:

  • Government documents (minus Census materials which are staying in the Ground Floor Compact Shelving) 
  • Print journals (pre-1970) except for the browsing journals  listed above
  • Maps and map cases
  • Microfilm and microfiche

What's moving?

The schedules below are tentative. Check PittCat to confirm location of items.

If your item is moving now or recently moved, please ask for assistance at the Donald S. Wood Service Desk or let us get it for you by following the Get it! link in PittCat.

Recently moved
  • All Latin American Reading Room materials have been moved to Thomas Blvd. Library
  • All Oversize books have been moved to Thomas Blvd. Library
  • Call numbers A-CT moved to 3rd floor
  • Call numbers K-N moved to 3rd floor
  • Journals from 2017 to present and full run of select titles (Harpers Magazine, Life, The New Yorker) moved to 3rd floor
  • Reference collection moved to 3rd floor
  • EAL collections moved to 4th floor
  • African American collection moved to 4th floor
Moving now
  • To be announced