- Research Databases
Access online subscription databases
Links to libraries in Pittsburgh and Southwestern Pennsylvania
- Magazines & Monthlies
Links to Pittsburgh area magazines.
Links to Pittsburgh area newspapers
- New to Pittsburgh?
Resources for the new resident.
- Pittsburgh Data & Statistics
Economic and demographic information.
- Pittsburgh Events
Check these community calendars for things to do!
- Pittsburgh Festivals
Annual festivals in the Pittsburgh region
- Pittsburgh Neighborhoods
Resources on many of the neighborhoods of the city.
- Pittsburgh Organizations
Links to resources in Pittsburgh
- Pittsburgh Photos & PaintingsIf you are looking for something to put on the wall or if you want to see what Pittsburgh looks like today (or looked like yesterday).
- Pittsburgh RestaurantsLinks to reviews and restaurant web sites.
- Visitor Guides
Pittsburgh Iron & Steel Heritage Collection
Pittsburgh Iron & Steel Heritage Collection is a digital collection of books, journals, photographs, trade catalogs, and other items related to the iron and steel industry in Western Pennsylvania.
Details on requesting research by the Pennsylvania Department
"Pittsburgh entered the core of my heart when I was a boy, and cannot be torn out."
Bridging the Urban Landscape
An online exhibit of some 600 historical photographs and images, accompanied by text, of Pittsburgh, its bridges and its neighborhoods.
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh resources for learning about Pittsburgh history.
More Pittsburgh History
Print resources and external websites
Pittsburgh Oral Histories
These 42 oral history interviews offer a remarkable cross-section of Western Pennsylvanians.
Links to Music Archives and other special collections relating to the history of music and musicians in Pittsburgh.
- Pittsburgh Patentees
Famous inventors in Pittsburgh
Listen to the personal stories of everyday Pittsburghers in the largest oral history project ever undertaken.
A comprehensive collection of local resources that supports personal and scholarly research of the western Pennsylvania area. This Web site enables access to historic material of many institutions.
Western Pennsylvania History Journal
Issues from 1918-2007 available & searchable online for free, published by the Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania.
- Pittsburgh Photos & Paintings