Planned maintenance may affect resources 2/17/2021

February 23, 2021

EZproxy maintenance is scheduled for 2/17/2021 at 2:30pm. EST, through 6:00pm. This may affect access to online resources.

Service disruption with Embase 1/28/2021

January 29, 2021

Access to Embase is currently unavailable.  We are working with the provider to return access as soon as possible.


Full Virtual Service from January 4-8

January 11, 2021

Falk Library study areas are closed from January 4 through January 8, 2021. Full virtual service with support for book pickup and drop off available from 7 a.m.–6 p.m.

Falk Library Winter Recess Hours

January 4, 2021

CLOSED from December 19, 2020 to January 3, 2021. Please report any issues with or online resources to Questions and requests for other services sent over the winter recess break will be addressed when the library re-opens on January 4.



Full Virtual Service to begin December 14

December 18, 2020

Falk Library study areas will close, starting on December 14. Full virtual service with support for book pickup and drop off will be open from 7 a.m.–6 p.m. through December 18.


Attention: HSLS Guides will be undergoing maintenance

December 1, 2020

HSLS Guides will be undergoing maintenance on Tuesday December 1, 2020.

Thanksgiving Recess

December 1, 2020

HSLS will be closed and offline from Thursday, November 26 through Monday, November 30, 2020, for Thanksgiving Recess.

Sage journals access issues - 11/9/2020

November 10, 2020

11/9, Access has been restored.

The Sage website is experiencing issues, and is not allowing access articles. This problem has been reported to the vendor. 

National Medical Librarians Month

November 4, 2020

October is National Medical Librarians Month! At the Health Sciences Library System, we are your partners to advance health equality through: 

  • Research Resources
  • Data Management
  • Health Literacy 
  • Community Connections
  • Health Education 
  • Advocacy & Policy 

If you have questions or need assistance, please don't hesitate to contact us. We're here to help! 

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Expired Pitt IDs may impact PittCat

October 27, 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.