Information Sciences Building
The School of Information Sciences educates information professionals for a wide range of specializations in the information field. It offers six degrees and three certificates of advanced studies. With programs ranked among the highest in the country, the school offers undergraduates a BS in information sciences and graduates the opportunity to study information sciences, telecommunication, or library and information science.
Designed by Tasso Katselas in the brutalist architectural style, the Information Sciences Building was purchased by Pitt in 1968. It houses classrooms, offices, the 70,000-volume School of Information Sciences Library, and the Elizabeth Nesbitt Room. With more than 12,000 books and magazines dating from the 17th century to the present, the Nesbitt Room contains the Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Archives and such rare books as a 1719 edition of Robinson Crusoe.