Planned maintenance may affect resources 9/13/2020

September 15, 2020

EZproxy maintenance is scheduled for 9/13/2020 at 4:00am. EST, through 6:00am.  This may affect access to online resources. 

HSLS Update Newsletter for September

September 3, 2020

The September issue of the HSLS Update newsletter is now available. Subscribe here.

Falk Library Reopening

September 3, 2020

As of August 31, 2020, Falk Library is open Monday- Friday, 7 am-6 pm to support Main Desk activities, Pitt Print stations, and a limited number of study spaces for students. 

Learn more about the HSLS Activity Area Plan here

Oxford University Press Resource Issue

August 21, 2020

8/19/2020 - Oxford University Press is currently experiencing server issues and is aware of the problem.  It is expected to be resolved by the end of business today. 

Expired Pitt IDs may impact PittCat

August 7, 2020

Patrons with expired Pitt ID cards are seeing some impact within the new PittCat.  Please check the expiration date on your ID and contact Panther Central for a new ID.  

Remote access to AHA journals is currently unavailable

June 22, 2020

6/22/2020 - Resource is functional.

6/19/2020 - We are working with provider to restore access as soon as possible. 

Publishers continue commitment to combating COVID-19.

April 13, 2020

Publishers have announced an extended commitment to support the continued global response to the rapid worldwide spread of COVID-19

Sharing the worldwide concern about the spread and impact of COVID-19, publishers recognize the crucial role they can play in supporting the response to this crisis and advancing the research that will be critical in combating the virus. 

View the entire press release here



AccessSurgery currently unavailable - 1/6/2020

January 7, 2020

Update:  1/7/2020 AccessSurgery is now working.

Please note: AccessSurgery is currently unavailable. We are working to have access restored. (AccessMedicine & AccessPharmacy are both working fine)

Winter Recess Hours

January 6, 2020

Over Pitt’s winter break, Falk Library will have modified hours:

  • Monday, December 16: 7 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Tuesday, December 17: 7 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 18: 7 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Thursday, December 19: 7 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Friday, December 20: 7 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 21: 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 22: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Monday, December 23-Wednesday, January 1: CLOSED
  • Thursday, January 2: 7 a.m-10 p.m.
  • Friday, January 3: 7 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Saturday, January 4: Resume regular hours

Any Ask a Librarian questions received over winter recess (December 23-January 1) will be answered during regular library hours on January 2, 2020.