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Pittsburgh & Regional Newspapers - Oakland Campus   Tags: newspapers, oakland  

A guide to the local newspaper holdings of Hillman Library.
Last Updated: Mar 26, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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    University of Pittsburgh

    ULS Hillman Library Pittsburgh Newspapers

    The University Library System (ULS) has an extensive collection of Pittsburgh and regional newspapers, both current and archival, in a variety of formats including print, microfilm, and digital.

    The ULS collection of Pittsburgh papers covers the greater Pittsburgh area and Southwestern Pennsylvania, from July 29, 1786 to the present. Print copies are located at the southwest corner of the 4th floor of Hillman Library on the Oakland campus.  Archival copies are kept at Hillman Library's Microforms Room, G49, as well as the Archives Service Center.

    • Current Access
      ULS current access to Pittsburgh's three major newspapers via print, microfilm and online.
    • Historical Access
      Hillman Library's collection of Pittsburgh and regional newspapers on microfilm is an extensive historical collection dating back to July, 29, 1786.
    • Regional Papers
      Current access to regional publications and ULS archives holdings of regional publications.
    • Campus Student Publications
      An overview of ULS holdings of some campus publications, including Pitt News.

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    Project Support & Head: Microforms/Gov Docs & Maps Room
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    G49-A Hillman Library
    University of Pittsburgh
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    Microforms, Hillman Library

    The friendly staff at Hillman Library's Microforms Room (G-49) can help you locate and scan articles from our historical Pittsburgh newspapers.

    Scanned images can be saved, printed or emailed.

    Phone: 412.648.7722

    Or, use our Ask-A-Librarian service.


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