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Did you know we publish more than 40 scholarly, peer-reviewed Open Access online journals? Why? To make scholarship freely available globally. Recently, we partnered with the University Honors College to launch the inaugural online issue of the Pittsburgh Undergraduate Review. Learn more about ULS publishing services and contact our experts!

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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 Pitt. If you are a current or former member of the Pitt community, we encourage you to share YOUR stories and photos!

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 and tenor saxophonists Pharoah Sanders, Archie Shepp, and David Murray. ...more

Black Arts & Culture in the Archives

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. Sign up here to receive this quarterly email newsletter from the University of Pittsburgh Library System!

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Pittsburgh was selected to join cities worldwide on Google Arts & Culture, and the library is helping to tell Pittsburgh's story

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