Archived ULS News & Announcements

illustration of books
09 Apr 2021

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.  Questions? Ask Us! For more library service updates visit here.
Hours, Collections, and Services Updates
19 Feb 2021

Hours, Collections, and Services Updates

The libraries are here to help you succeed. As the University adjusts its posture, so do the libraries with appropriate modifications to services and facilities. Please continue to check this page for updates and additional details. ... ...
Pitt Panther Statue in front of Krebs Hall
19 Feb 2021

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... ...
Close up of a bee pollinating a flower and also a close up of a frog in water with a butterfly sitting on the frog's head
15 Mar 2021

Citizen Science Month: Getting Involved

April is Citizen Science Month! Please join us on Tuesday, April 6 from 11 a.m. – Noon to learn about opportunities for participating in Citizen Science projects ("Urban Biodiversity" and “FrogWatch USA”) here at Pitt and in general. Becky Gonda, Director of...
Horror Studies - Women in Horror
05 Mar 2021

Horror Studies - Women in Horror 1

Join us on Tuesday, March 9 at 7-8p.m. for a reading and conversation between two iconoclastic horror authors works challenge and expand our notions of the horror genre.  Kathe Koja and Maryse Meijer will read selections...
Author: Sharee Milller and Book Cover:  Don't touch my hair!
05 Mar 2021

Sharee Miller: Children's Literature Conference Keynote

Sharee Miller, author and illustrator of Princess Hair, Don’t Touch My Hair, and Michelle’s Garden, will be our first ever Online Keynote Speaker!  Please join us on March 15, 2021 from 6-7:30pm for this FREE event.  Sharee has put...
Horror Studies - Women in Horror
05 Mar 2021

Horror Studies - Women in Horror 2

Join us on Tuesday, March 16 at 7p.m. for a reading and conversation with acclaimed horror poet Linda D. Addison. The conversation will focus on her biography and path to success, her role as a mentor, her approach to horror and...
Illustration of multiple profiles of a woman's face
28 Feb 2021

Women’s History Month: Honoring Women on the Frontline of COVID-19

Join us on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, from 1-2 p.m. for a conversation about the many ways women have served on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic. They are nurses, pharmacists, doctors, and other healthcare workers. They are teachers, librarians, cashiers, executives, and food industry workers....
09 Feb 2021

Black History Month 2021: The Black Family @ Pitt

Check out our New LibGuide featuring Pitt events and resources highlighting the 2021 Black History Month theme of the Black Family
African American Read-in
08 Feb 2021

National Council of Teachers of English's (NCTE) 31st Annual African American Read-In

The African American Read-In provides an opportunity for students, educators, families, and community members to listen to, learn about, and share African American literature by African American authors. Join our free livestream on our ...