Archived ULS News & Announcements

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
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. ... ...
Hi-ya Neighbor!
04 May 2022

A Notice on Harmful, Offensive, or Misrepresentative Archival Description and Language

The University of Pittsburgh Library System strives to steward the materials within our possession with the highest level of cultural sensitivity. Within Archives & Special Collections, we aim to describe our archival materials in a way that is respectful to, and informed by, the communities...
Students Working Together
27 Apr 2022

Graduate Students! Work in Digital Scholarship This Summer!

Digital Scholarship Summer Graduate Internships are summer term paid graduate student appointments within the University Library System’s Digital Scholarship Services (DSS). Blending work experience and professional development, Digital Scholarship Graduate Internships are intended to prepare...
Pause for Paws
20 Apr 2022

Pause for Paws Pet Therapy

Take a break to de-stress during finals with a therapy dog in Hillman Library on Saturday, April 22 from 3-4 p.m.! Don't miss the chance to meet a new four-legged friend!
14 Apr 2022

ULS Awarded Grant from the CLIR Recordings at Risk Program

The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Recordings at Risk program has awarded a $36,826 grant to the University of Pittsburgh Library System (ULS) to digitize five Pittsburgh area oral history collections held by the Archives and Special Collections Department.
Citizen Science: Urban Biodiversity
29 Mar 2022

Citizen Science: Urban Biodiversity

Join this online ULS workshop on Monday, April 4, 2022 11 am – noon! Learn about the Urban Biodiversity project and how to identify the plants and pollinators of interest. Following the online training you will have an opportunity to...
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22 Feb 2022

Graduate Students!

Want to Develop New Skills and Competencies?Check Out Our Available Assistantships!
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22 Feb 2022

Announcing The Blue, Gold and Black Digital Archive

The Blue, Gold and Black Digital Archive is a collaboration between the University of Pittsburgh Library System and the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to collect and share materials that reflect the incredible variety of experiences and memories of Black students, faculty, and staff at...
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...