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Currently all ULS libraries are closed, but if you have questions, please contact Ask Us or check our Library Collections & Services: Updates for Summer 2020 page for ways we can still help!

Getting Materials from the Library Collections Storage Unit

  • For materials that appear in PittCat Classic and PittCat+ with ULS Storage as the location
  • Pitt students, faculty, staff and ULS Special Borrower card holders can obtain materials by submitting a Get It! request through PittCat
  • Materials requested from LCSU can be delivered to any University of Pittsburgh library (faculty, you can have books delivered to your Pittsburgh Campus office)
  • All requests are processed daily, except on weekends or holidays
  • Journal articles are sent via email as PDFs

 To place a request:

  • Search for the item in PittCat Classic or PittCat+ and click through to the full record (you'll be redirected to PittCat Classic)
  • In PittCat Classic, click the Get it! link at the top of the page and follow directions to log in
  • You will see a Requests Menu listing the types of requests
  • Select Get it! from the drop down menu
  • Click the OK button
  • Follow the instructions on the request form. For Faculty Delivery, be sure provide building name and room number
  • Click on the Submit Request button
  • You can check the status of book requests by looking at the Request Information section of My Library Account

Availability of service may vary during holiday and interim periods.