University Library System

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Students Comb Pitt Archives for Credit

Uncovering stories from the medieval era to the recent past, undergraduate researchers followed their passions to dig deep into the University Library System archives. Their research adds new perspectives and scholarship to little-known historical events, practices and objects.
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Hillman Library Reinvented at 50

The stately Hillman Library turns 50 this year, and the University is celebrating by hosting events, showcasing new archival efforts and funding an extensive interior renovation.
Haihui Zhang in library

Librarians Create Oral History Collection Focusing on China's Cultural Revolution

Haihui Zhang, head of Pitt's East Asian Library, and a team of University Library System librarians and staff are adding individual voices to the historical record of a watershed period in China.

Project Led by Aaron Brenner Receives Institute of Museum and Library Services Grant

The University of Pittsburgh has been awarded an Institute of Museum and Library Services grant of $224,761, with the University...
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Research Team Helps Children Make Sense of 9/11 History at Flight 93 National Memorial

Faculty help young children understand the 9/11 attack in an emotionally healthy manner through a volunteer effort coordinated with the National Park Service Flight 93 National Memorial.

Henry Hillman: Man of Innovation, Generosity

The legacy built by Henry Hillman and his family will resound for generations, not only at the University of Pittsburgh but also throughout the region.
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Complete Collection of Andean Cultural Writings Donated to Pitt

Hillman Library is the first in the United States to own the Biblioteca Punena in its entirety.
Kornelia Tancheva

University Library System Announces New Director

Kornelia Tancheva, associate university librarian for research and learning services at Cornell University Library, will be Pitt’s Hillman University Librarian and director of the University Library System (ULS) effective May 1, 2017.