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.
A member of the Association of Research Libraries, ULS contains more than 4.4 million volumes, 37,000 subscriptions, and 4 million pieces of microforms. It consists of 16 libraries and employs 78 faculty librarians and 136 staff members.