The University of Pittsburgh libraries maintain collections totaling more than 4.4 million volumes, excluding microtext. There are 16 library units on the Pittsburgh Campus and four on the regional campuses. The University Library System administers 16 of these units, including those on the regional campuses. The Health Sciences Library System primarily serves the health sciences schools and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Other Pittsburgh Campus libraries include the Barco Law Library. All University libraries work together cooperatively.
University Library System
The University Library System (ULS) stands at the center of intellectual life at the University of Pittsburgh, fostering connections and knowledge creation and dissemination that help faculty, students, and researchers from around the world to excel in research, scholarship, and creative expression. It supports and enhances faculty and student productivity through its extensive collections, innovative Open Access publishing, and user-centered focus.
Health Sciences Library System
The Health Sciences Library System offers a wide array of information services, educational opportunities, and resources to faculty, students, and researchers in Pitt’s schools of the health sciences (dental medicine, health and rehabilitation sciences, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and public health).
Barco Law Library
The Barco Law Library primarily serves the students and faculty of Pitt’s School of Law, but its resources are available to anyone doing legal research. As a Federal Depository Library, the Barco Law Library collects, organizes, maintains, preserves, and helps users to access federal government documents.