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An Introduction to the University of Pittsburgh Libraries Fern Brody Associate University Librarian 271 Hillman Library feb@pitt.edu Divided administratively into: University Library System: Director: Rush Miller ( rgmiller@pitt.edu ) Health Sciences Library System:

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An Introduction to theUniversity of Pittsburgh Libraries

Fern Brody

Associate University Librarian

271 Hillman Library

feb@pitt.edu


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Divided administratively into:

University Library System:

  • Director: Rush Miller (rgmiller@pitt.edu)

    Health Sciences Library System:

  • Director: Barbara Epstein(bepstein@pitt.edu)

    School of Law Library:

  • Director, George Pike (pike@law.pitt.edu)


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Hillman Library


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  • Regional campus libraries are also part of the ULS and have access to full resources of Pittsburgh campus libraries

    • Bradford, Johnstown, Greensburg and Titusville


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Overall Collections

  • More than 5.8 million volumes

  • More than 87,000 journal titles (including e-journals)

  • Hundreds of thousands of e-books

  • More than 700 electronic database resources


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Lets talk about:

  • Finding tools

  • Resources

  • Services


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ULS Web site


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  • Library catalog plus…

  • Integrated article searching

  • Local digital materials (photos,

    books, manuscripts, etc.) fully integrated

  • Tables of contents

  • Book reviews, jackets, and summaries

  • Word cloud of associated terms, spelling variants, translated terms, and thesaurus terms

  • Options to easily refine your search based on library location (what can I get here in Hillman?), format (show me books only), how recently published (show me only things published in the last five years), etc.


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New catalog…Spring 2011

  • Library catalog PLUS full text articles


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Faculty Express

  • Find many services listed in one place


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Libraries to Go


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  • Getting you the books and articles you need:

    • HSLS: Document Express is the document delivery service for the Health Sciences Library System The charge for regular service is $5.00 per document for affiliated users. Rush also available.

    • Barco Law Library delivers books to faculty offices for Law School faculty only

    • All faculty must have valid University of Pittsburgh ID cards to borrow at any library.


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Work with us to …

  • Start a new scholarly E-journal

  • Transition a print journal to electronic format (including print on demand services)

  • Build a digital collection to support your research and teaching:

    • Image based collections

    • Text based collections

    • Audio collections

  • Create a subject-based archive for global research communities to share research


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Publishing services we provide:

  • Hardware and software hosting services

  • Graphic design services

  • Scanning and digitization services

  • Consultation in editorial workflow management

  • Training for editors, reviewers, etc.

  • ISSN, DOI (Digital Object Identifier) registration

  • Help in establishing formal acceptance and recognition of your scholarly content

  • Advice on Open Access & e-publishing to share research on a global scale


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D-Scribe Digital Collections


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  • Provide stable long-term storage and preservation for your research

  • Help you share your work with researchers worldwide

  • Get your work noticed through Google and other search engines

  • Store a variety of formats and file types:

    • Preprints

    • Published articles

    • Technical reports, white papers, policy reports, etc.

    • Conference materials

    • Multimedia files (audio and video)

    • Datasets and other material to support your written research


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Mobile

  • iPhone & Android apps

  • Hours

  • Contact via phone, email, instant messaging

  • Mobile version of library catalog

  • Fall 2010


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Barco Law

Library


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Falk Library


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  • Health Sciences Library System (HSLS): 6 Schools of the Health Sciences

  • (Medicine, Dental Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, Health & Rehab Services


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Electronic Book Search

Unique tool searches the full-text of all health –related electronic books


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General Library Services and Policies for Faculty

  • Unlimited number of books may be borrowed for one term. Items have unlimited renewals.

  • Renew online or by phone

  • Borrow books directly from local libraries including CMU and Carnegie Public Library

  • Borrow books online from more than 50 other near-by universities—Penn State, U of Penn, Rutgers, WVU, etc. via “E-Z Borrow” in PALCI.


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More Services for Faculty

  • Library instruction classes and online guides tailored for any course.

  • Course reserves and E-reserves available in the ULS and HSLS libraries. Audio E-reserves via I-Tune U. See web pages for details.

  • Online request for items from storage.


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Reference Services

  • University Library System has “Ask a Librarian” from homepage or call 648-3330 (phone, email, IM reference service available)

  • Barco Law Library call 648-3125 or email reference is available from the homepage.

  • HSLS has email reference service available from homepage or call 648-8796 and “Ask a Librarian”


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Next Steps

  • Visit your library on campus to learn more about the resources and materials of that specific collection.

  • Contact any library for additional information.

  • Explore the libraries’ websites!


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