Happy New Year!

We are pleased to welcome new and returning faculty, staff, and students. Although the new calendar year officially begins in January, August begins the new academic year. There are a few things you should know about the library that can make this new year easier for you.

  • Falk Library is located on the second floor of Scaife Hall.
  • What are Falk Library’s hours?
  • An extensive, up-to-date online library is available to you.
  • Use remote access to locate library resources 24/7 when off campus.
  • Ask us a question via e-mail, phone, or chat.
  • Contact your liaison librarian and find out how the library can help you.
  • To learn about molecular biology databases and software tools, contact the Molecular Biology Information Service.
  • Use PittCat, the online catalog of the University of Pittsburgh libraries, to locate electronic and print journals and books, or audiovisual materials.
  • Put your course readings, books or other materials on reserve.
  • Are we missing something you need? If so, recommend a resource.
  • You can borrow tablet and laptop computers as well as flash drives and headphones.
  • Group study rooms with wall-mounted display screens can be reserved.

We invite you to use the library’s resources and services to support your teaching, learning, and research activities. Have a great year!

~ Nancy Tannery