Archived ULS News & Announcements

August Wilson with the cast of one his plays.
07 Oct 2021

Reclaiming the Legacy: An Art for August x ULS Program

On Thursday, October 21, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m. join Amanda Awanjo, Pitt doctorial candidate, for a virtual discussion on reclaiming the Black archive through art, featuring Art for August artists, Brandon Jennings, Charlotte Ka, and Dominick McDuffie. Registration is required.
Raising the Dead - Exploring George A. Romero’s Archive
09 Sep 2021

Raising the Dead - Exploring George A. Romero’s Archive

Join us September 21, 2021 for a virtual talk with Dr. Adam Hart, Visiting Researcher with the University of Pittsburgh Library System (ULS), exploring the development of the iconic zombie classic using materials from the George...
20 Aug 2021

The Heinz Endowments Award $200,000 for Wilson Archive

The ULS was recently awarded $200,000 by the Heinz Endowments to support the acquisition of the August Wilson Archive, as well as community outreach and engagement with the Collection. The materials document a wide array of Wilson’s career...
workshops
16 Aug 2021

Gain new skills by taking a workshop!

From 3D printing, to data visualization, to data management, we have workshops to help you improve your skills and burnish your resume or CV! See the full lineup and register on our workshops...
Latinx & Hispanic Heritage Month Logo (September 15-October 15)
15 Aug 2021

Hispanic Round Table Discussions

Join the University of Pittsburgh Library System and Hispanic Latino Professional Association for our annual Hispanic Round Table Discussions in celebration of Latinx & Hispanic Heritage Month! The Hispanic Round Table Discussions is an event on Tuesday,...
First Editions of Twain, Hemingway Works Come to ULS!
14 Jul 2021

First Editions of Twain, Hemingway Works Come to ULS!

Actor, bibliophile and philanthropist Richard E. Rauh (A&S ’62, ’64G) has donated his extraordinary collection of rare books and manuscripts valued at more than $1.4 million to the University of Pittsburgh Library System (ULS). The Rare Book Library of Richard E. Rauh will be housed...
University of Pittsburgh Library System Acquires Additional Archives for its Horror Studies Collection
22 Jun 2021

University of Pittsburgh Library System Acquires Additional Archives for its Horror Studies Collection

The University of Pittsburgh Library System (ULS) is pleased to announce several significant new acquisitions to its Horror Studies Collection.  First announced during an installment of the ULS Horror Studies Webinar Series, hosted in collaboration with Pitt’s Center for African American...
Bing Crosby with the Pittsburgh Pirates
15 Jun 2021

ULS acquires Bing Crosby materials

The Bing Crosby Collection, which was amassed by Crosby fan Frontis Wiggins, was recently acquired by the University Library System’s Center for American Music...
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07 Jun 2021

Hillman Ground, Third, and Fourth Floors Open During Renovation

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...
Student writing in an notebook in front of a computer and looking at a graph on a tablet.
20 Apr 2021

Graduate Student Internships!

Our Digital Scholarship Graduate Internships are intended to prepare students for success in digitally-inflected scholarly careers, both in the academy and beyond. Details and link to application on our Internships page!

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