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