Please refer to the chart below if PITTCat for the Health Sciences indicates that the only available location of a book or journal is in “Falk Library Closed Stacks,” “History of Medicine (Closed Stacks),” or “Rare Books (Non Circ) - Ravitch Room.”
Item location listed in PITTCat as: Your affiliation: How to place a request:
Falk Library Closed Stacks


Pitt Schools of the Health Sciences

Pitt not affiliated with the Schools of the Health Sciences

Outside users
Use the HSLS Document Delivery Service


Use the ULS Interlibrary Loan Service


Contact your institution’s library
History of Medicine (Closed Stacks) All users
Request in person at the Falk Library Main Desk
Rare Books (Non Circ) - Ravitch Room
All users
E-mail techserv@pitt.edu or call 412-383-9773 for an appointment

NOTE: Library staff may determine that some materials are too fragile to be handled. Scanning of some materials from the HSLS Rare Book Collection is available on a case-by-case basis. Fees vary depending on the material. For more information, e-mail techserv@pitt.edu or call 412-383-9773.

For more information, please call the Falk Library Main Desk at 412-648-8866 or e-mail Ask a Librarian.