Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

November 16, 2018

Falk Library is closed Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Librarians will not be available after 3:00 p.m. on Wed. Nov. 21. If you have a question that requires librarian assistance, it will be received on Monday, Nov. 26 after 9:00 a.m.

  • Wednesday, November 21: 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 22: CLOSED
  • Friday, November 23: CLOSED
  • Saturday, November 24: 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sunday, November 25: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Monday, November 26: Resume regular hours

HSLS Update Newsletter for November

November 7, 2018

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


This Month at HSLS

October 31, 2018

Classes for November include Painless PubMed, FlashClasses, Molecular Biology Workshops…

Binding Wounds, Pushing Boundaries: African Americans in Civil War Medicine

October 26, 2018

Join us for the NLM traveling exhibit on display at Falk Library through November 20, 2018.

PsychiatryOnline offline through Remote Access

October 26, 2018

10/26 - Update.  PsychiatryOnline access has been restored.

PsychiatryOnline is current not working through Remote Access.  We are currently working with the vendor to restore access. 

Nature Down

October 18, 2018

Update on 10/18.  Nature is back up again.

Nature is currently experiencing technical difficulties.  Some users have had success using the IE browser.  


Natural Medicines database - temporary disruption.

September 19, 2018

We have identified a service disruption with the Natural Medicines database on 9/5/2018.  We are working to resolve the issue promptly.

Exam Master limited availablity

June 27, 2018

Updated 6/27:  It is now available.

June 25, 2018.  At this time you can only access Exam Master while on campus. 

Introducing the Pitt Data Catalog

June 19, 2018

The Pitt Data Catalog facilitates researchers’ discovery of data by providing a searchable and browsable online collection of datasets generated by Pitt researchers.  For more information see the recently published HSLS Update and University Times articles or contact the HSLS data services team by email at

“The Pitt data catalog has the potential to improve research collaborations and accelerate the impact of research being conducted in the schools of the health sciences. I strongly encourage each researcher to work with HSLS to make your datasets discoverable through the catalog in accordance with the FAIR Data Principles: Making Data Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable.”

Dr. Arthur Levine, Senior Vice Chancellor for the Health Sciences

Access Medical Website Maintenance Notification 5/5 and 5/6

May 7, 2018

Please be advised that McGraw-Hill Education will be performing routine server maintenance which requires an intermittent shutdown. While the server is intermittently offline, our Access Medical websites may not be accessible.

Maintenance will start: Saturday, May 5th – 8pm(EDT)

Maintenance will end: Sunday, May 6th - 2am(EDT)