News/Announcements

Independence Day Modified Staff Hours

July 2, 2020

Due to observance of the July 4 Holiday, there will be no library support services provided on Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4th.  

Our website and online resources are available 24/7. ⁠

⁠Please use the Ask-a-Librarian form if you have a question over the weekend, and our librarians will be happy to help when they return. ⁠

Have a safe and fun holiday weekend! ⁠

HSLS Update Newsletter for July

July 1, 2020

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

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.

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