News/Announcements

HSLS Update Newsletter for January

January 8, 2020

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

Renovations underway at Falk Library

December 12, 2019

A new Falk Library is on its way! Construction news, frequently asked questions, a preview of the new library spaces, and more are featured on the HSLS Construction website.

Women Physicians in WWI exhibit

March 6, 2019

Exhibit featuring historical photographs, books, and video depicting the American women who pioneered ways to practice as doctors during World War I, as presented by the American Medical Women's Association. On display in Falk Library’s upper floor until March 5, 2019.

Document Delivery Service Interruption - 2/28/2019 to 3/4/2019

March 4, 2019

Due to a software upgrade, Document Delivery service will be suspended at noon on Thursday, February 28, 2019.  Regular service will be resume at 8:00 am on Monday March 4, 2019.  If there is an emergency document delivery request during this time period, please contact hslsdoc@pitt.edu

Friday’s Dataset Highlight: Libraries

February 25, 2019

This #LoveDataWeek2019, HSLS is shining a light on Pitt researchers' datasets shared through the Pitt Data Catalog. HSLS's own librarians, with partners from the University Library System, share data about electronic lab notebook services in "Survey results of academic / health science library roles in providing support for electronic lab notebooks".

Thursday’s Dataset Highlight: Neuroscience

February 25, 2019

This #LoveDataWeek2019, HSLS is shining a light on Pitt researchers' datasets shared through the Pitt Data Catalog. Dr. Neeraj Gandhi is a professor of neuroscience and bioengineering who studies the neural signatures of action and cognition. His dataset "Eye movements evoked by simultaneous stimulation of two sites in superior colliculus" is available with author approval via a link in the Pitt Data Catalog.

Wednesday’s Dataset Highlight: Public Health

February 25, 2019

This #LoveDataWeek2019, HSLS is shining a light on Pitt researchers' datasets shared through the Pitt Data Catalog. Project Tycho is a repository of global health data based at the Graduate School of Public Health. Their pre-compiled datasets of historical disease information are publicized through the Pitt Data Catalog, as in "Counts of diphtheria reported in the United States of America: 1888-1981".

Tuesday’s Dataset Highlight: Psychiatry

February 25, 2019

This #LoveDataWeek2019, HSLS is shining a light on Pitt researchers' datasets shared through the Pitt Data Catalog. Paul Pilkonis (Dept. of Psychiatry) has shared multiple datasets related to two decades of personality studies through the Pitt Data Catalog, with dozens more to be added. See "Pilkonis Personality Studies: Adult Attachment Ratings (AAR) / Adult Attachment Prototype Rating (AAPR)" for an example of SPSS data and accompanying codebooks shared from a repository.