This website will be unavailable due to maintenance for a period of 30–60 minutes on Fri., February 28 beginning at 5:30AM.


Monday’s Dataset Highlight: Dental Research

February 25, 2019

This #LoveDataWeek2019, HSLS is shining a light on Pitt researchers' datasets shared through the Pitt Data Catalog. Spallek et al.'s "Data from: Perceptions and Attitudes toward Data Sharing among Dental Researchers" presents data on 42 dental researchers' experiences and opinions about sharing research data within their field.

JAMA off campus access issue identified

February 1, 2019

Resolved 2/1/2019

Currently users are experiencing trouble accessing JAMA from off campus locations.  We hope to have access restored as soon as possible.  1/31/2019.

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. 

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)

HSLS website downtime 4/26/2018

April 26, 2018

The HSLS website will be down on 4/26/2018 from 6:00am to 7:00am for maintenance. 

Scheduled Maintenance, 03/29

April 2, 2018

The primary website ( will be offline for upgrade on Thursday, March 29 beginning at 7 AM. The upgrade will take approximately 30-60 minutes after which the website will return to regular service, barring unforeseen complications, immediately following the upgrade.

Walk On By art exhibit on display at Falk Library

February 28, 2018

Walk On By is an art exhibit looking at homelessness in our region. The artwork, including photography, painting, cartoons, video, and pottery, are displayed in the library’s upper floor study lounge until February 27, 2018. Donations of hand warmers, towels, and toiletries can be dropped off at the exhibit to benefit Northside Common Ministries. The exhibit is free and open to the public during the library's open hours.