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Quick Guide to the Millstein Library

The Pitt-Greensburg campus maintains an expanding undergraduate library of approximately 75,000 print volumes. In addition to the regular book collection, resources include a wide variety of periodicals, compact discs, videorecordings, and DVDs. The UPG Archives, as well as a children's literature and curriculum collection, are also available to library patrons. Equipment for patron use includes a microfilm reader/printer and several dvd/vcr players. An open access digital media and computer lab is available for all Pitt students with a current Pitt ID card. The library also lends laptops and iPads to current Pitt students, faculty and staff.

The Digital Library

The University of Pittsburgh's online discovery tool, PITTCat+ is available through library workstations or through your own computer. The Digital Library contains bibliographic, visual, textual, and statistical databases. The system has additional features including the ability to subscribe to RSS feeds, export citations and files to popular programs such as EndNote, and the ability to refine your searches by format, location, and other criteria.

Library Hours:

Fall and Spring Terms
Mon.-Thurs.: 8:30 a.m.-11 p.m.
Fri.: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sat.: 10 a.m. -6 p.m.
Sun.: 3 p.m. -11 p.m.

Library hours may vary during the interim periods.

Summer Term
Mon.-Fri.: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sat.-Sun.: CLOSED

Information/Lending Desk

To check out materials you must have a current Pitt photo ID; or, a Friends of the Library Card. If a book is not on the shelf, a hold may be placed on the item for you. You will be notified upon its return. Some types of reserve materials may be charged out for a limited time. Millstein Library has reciprocal borrowing with other academic libraries in the area: St. Vincent, Seton Hill, and WCCC.


Length of Loans & Fines

Reference Services:

Library staff members are available to assist you. Students can schedule research consultations with a librarian and search online research guides (LibGuides) on a variety of academic subjects. Ask for additional assistance in person at the desk, by email or call us at 724-836-9687.

Borrowing from Other Libraries:

Resources not available at Millstein Library may be obtained from other libraries. Use Get It! for items available at other Pitt libraries, EZ-Borrow for items not at Pitt and available from other PA libraries, or fill out an online interlibrary loan request. Any charges associated with acquiring materials through interlibrary loan may be passed on to the patron. Check at the Information Desk for other details concerning this service.

Library Tours and Instruction:

Tours and/or instructional sessions are available upon request. Faculty should fill out the instructional request form or call us at 724-836-9687.

Friends of the Library:

Patrons other than Pitt students may become borrowers for one year at the rate of $50 (family), $25 (individual), or $10 for Pitt alumni and university-sponsored organizations. Details are available at the desk or through our online Friends of the Millstein Library page.

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