The University owns and operates two self-supporting Book Centers on the Pittsburgh Campus. The Book Center at 4000 Fifth Avenue, telephone 412-648-1455, fills students and faculty needs for required texts, and stocks the largest diversified selection of books, calendars, and supplies in the city. The Health Book Center at 3527 Forbes Avenue is oriented toward the health professions programs.
The Book Center and the University Library system have made available to the University community Books in Print Plus, an electronic source of bibliography information.
Faculty can open a 30-day net charge account for personal use with a University ID and a signed authorization, available at the service desk. Visa, MasterCard and Discover are also accepted.
In addition to the Book Centers on the Pittsburgh Campus, there is a bookstore at each of the four regional campuses.