The Chapter Library contains copies of many ACI publications which are updated on a regular basis. Visitors may research information at the Library and some publications can be signed out. The Chapter Library is located at:

University of Pittsburgh
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
705 Benedum Hall
3700 Ohara Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261

Library Operation Policies

  1. Library hours are from 8:30 AM – 4:30PM, Monday – Friday.
  2. For library access, please call in advance at 412.624.9879.
  3. A list of publications in the ACI Chapter Library is available on right side of this web page. Pay-per-page copy machines are available in the lower level of the building. Note that some publications are available only on CD-ROM, so consider bringing a portable computer with the ability to print to a pdf file.
  4. A desk and table are available in the library room.
  5. Most materials can be borrowed for a duration of up to two weeks. Periods longer than two weeks must be arranged in advance.
  6. The Manual of Concrete Practice (paper volumes and CD-ROM) shall not be removed from the building.
  7. Assistance will be provided for signing out all library publications. Your name, affiliation, e-mail address, phone number and ACI member number will be required to sign out publications, and a due date will be provided.
  8. Coffee, soft drinks, and food items are available for purchase in the café located in the lower level of the building. Please keep the library clean!