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VAN PELT DOG DAYS
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VAN PELT DOG DAYS

  Tuesday, December 13th 1pm -3pm Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center, Meyerson Conference Room, Rm 223 Friday, December 14th 1pm – 3pm Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center, Class of ‘55 Conference Room, Rm 241 Get ready because Dog Days return to the library on December 13th & 14th! Our four-legged friends from Therapy Dogs International will be … Continue reading

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Restricted Access to Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center During Reading Period/Exams

The restricted access policy for Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center will be in effect during reading period and final exams, December 13th to the 22nd. Access to VPDLC during this period will be restricted to individuals who hold one of the following credentials: -A PennCard -A photo ID from the University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS), … Continue reading

Japan Chronicle Online available
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Japan Chronicle Online available

The Penn Libraries recently acquired the Japan Chronicle Online, a resource containing the Japan Chronicle as well as Kobe Weekly Chronicle, both English-language publications from early 20th-century Japan. This digital archive is an important resource for teaching and research about modernizing Japan as well as imperialism and the period leading up to WWII in the … Continue reading

West Philadelphia Students Get a Glimpse into the Field of Biomedical Librarianship
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West Philadelphia Students Get a Glimpse into the Field of Biomedical Librarianship

On November 16th, the staff at the Penn Biomedical Library welcomed 30 curious 4th-8th graders from West Philadelphia’s Quba Institute into their spaces to learn about biomedical librarianship as an example of a career in medicine. The visit was the brainchild of Dr. Lily Arya, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Chief of the Urogynecology and … Continue reading

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Access Newspaper Archive

Newspaperarchive.com is an online archives of historical newspapers published from the 18th to the 21st century with international coverage.  It contains long runs of domestic newspapers such as the Oakland Tribune (1874-1977), Dallas Times Herald (1920-1986), Columbus Evening Dispatch (1877-1966), and New York Herald (1763-1902) as well as international newspapers such as the Kingston Gleaner … Continue reading

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Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law

“Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law brings together, for the first time, all known legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world, as well as materials on free African-Americans in the colonies and the U.S. before 1870. Included are every statute passed by every state and colony, … Continue reading

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HistoryMakers Digital Archive of African American First Person Testimonies

A unique resource for both faculty and students, The HistoryMakers Digital Archive contains thousands of hours of videotaped first person testimony of both well known and unsung African Americans from 180 cities and towns across the United States and aborad. Firsthand accounts include the story of Vernon Jordan escorting Charlayne Hunter-Gault as she integrated the … Continue reading