COVID-19 Response

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Please Note: The University of Pittsburgh School of Law's Barco Library is OPEN during regular library hours for Pitt Law faculty and students only.  Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are not open to Pitt users outside of Pitt Law; and we are not open to the public. If you have questions, please contact the reference desk at 412-648-1325 or


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Faculty Services

Pitt Law Faculty can contact their liaison librarians for assistance with the following:


Faculty Services Handbook

The Barco Law Library Faculty Services Handbook is available for Pitt Law Faculty.  

Privileges for RAs and TAs

Faculty can arrange for RAs and TAs to have proxy patron library privileges allowing them to charge books in your name. Email the Circulation staff with the name of your research assistant. Hillman Library has a seperate registation system for proxy pratrons.

Library Research Fellows

The library has several law students known as Faculty Research Fellows who who serve as floating research assistants and can work on faculty research projects of a limited duration. We undertake assignments as varied as cite checking, searching for quotations and articles, and conducting surveys of judicial opinions. If you have a project you can submit it to us directly using the Faculty Research Fellows Intake Form. Or you can contact us for more information about the program.

New Books

A monthly update of new treatises added to the Barco Law Library.