Archived ULS News & Announcements

21 Feb 2022

We Have Acquired the Archive of Jazz Pianist Dave Burrell

The Center for American Music at the University of Pittsburgh Library System is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Dave Burrell Archive. Burrell was an influential innovator in New York’s free jazz scene, playing alongside trailblazing musicians such as alto saxophonist Marion Brown...
Love Data Week - February 14-18, 2022
11 Feb 2022

♥ Pitt loves data! ♥

Join us February 14-18, 2022 for a collection of fascinating, data-oriented research talks, explorations of art and data, and hands-on software skills workshops.For more information about Love Data Week 2022 @ Pitt visit:
08 Feb 2022

University of Pittsburgh via the NERL Consortium Signs Open Access Agreement with Cambridge University Press

Citizen Science project FrogWatch USA
01 Feb 2022

Citizen Science: FrogWatch USA

Do you like being outside and observing nature? Does spending a few hours in the spring doing research to help understand the frog populations in our wetlands interest you?Please join our workshop online on Friday, February 18 from 10...
26 Jan 2022

The University Library System has acquired the archive of Andrey Avinoff

Dr. Avinoff is known locally as a former Director of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History and as the designer of Pitt's Russian Nationality Room
Black Arts & Culture in the Archives
04 Jan 2022

Sign Up for Our Black Arts & Culture in the Archives Newsletter

Get news, event information, collection updates, and more from the August Wilson Archive and Black arts and culture collections at Pitt! Our collections include the records of the Kuntu Repertory Theatre along with several others that document the history of Black performing arts in Pittsburgh....
One Minute Film Festival: Bite-Sized Horror
21 Oct 2021

One Minute Film Festival: Bite-Sized Horror

Join us for a special screening of films from the Center for Creativity's One Minute Film Festival: Bite-Sized Horror on Hillman Library’s 3rd Floor Digital Interactive Wall. Friday, October 29th from 2-5 pm
point pittsburgh
11 Oct 2021

Library Materials Added to Google's Arts & Culture Pittsburgh Page

Pittsburgh was selected to join cities worldwide on Google Arts & Culture, and the library is helping to tell Pittsburgh's...
 small handmade pillow featuring photographic print
08 Oct 2021

Photo to Fabric: An Art for August x C4C x ULS Program

On Tuesday, October 12, 2021 from 4-6 p.m. hear weaver and fiber artist LaVerne Kemp discuss her Art for August artwork “Red Hot Jazz” and learn how to transfer your own photograph or archival image to fabric, sew a small pillow, and create simple embellishments by hand. ...
Close up of a camera lens
08 Oct 2021

Video Production & Editing Office Hours

On Wednesday, October 13, 2021 from 1-4 p.m. drop into the Office Hours anytime to consult with an expert video producer on video production and editing, audio for video, lighting, or script writing. Whether you are an instructor, content-creator, or novice videographer, you’re welcome to...