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Oxford Bibliographies Online: African American Studies

“African American Studies is now a vibrant, complex, and growing field for the intellectual and curricular mission of centers, institutes, programs, and departments at colleges and universities across the country. Oxford Bibliographies in African American Studies represents another step in the field’s institutional progress. Regularly updated and expanded with new content, the module will provide … Continue reading

Announcing BoardVitals USMLE, a new test question bank
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Announcing BoardVitals USMLE, a new test question bank

The Biomedical Library would like to introduce medical students and residents to BoardVitals USMLE, a new test question bank. BoardVitals offers over 3,800 board review questions for USMLE Steps 1, 2, and 3, plus an additional 5,500 Shelf Exam questions for clerkships. It has an easy to use interface, videos and images to assist with … Continue reading

Penn Libraries Announces New Penn Website Archive
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Penn Libraries Announces New Penn Website Archive

Because the Internet is now the primary medium for publishing news, announcements, and university reports, a large part of Penn’s history is at risk of being lost without systematic archiving. When Richard Griscom, Penn Libraries Director of Collections and Liaison Services learned that no office on campus was archiving Penn website content, he knew it … Continue reading

Rev. Shojo Honda’s Collection
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Rev. Shojo Honda’s Collection

Tamon Honda, the son of the late Rev. Shojo Honda (1929-2015) of Arlington, Virginia, has generously donated his father’s book collection to Penn Libraries. The books focus on Buddhism and other Asian religions, history, and language; they are a mix of Japanese and English publications. Michael Williams and Molly Des Jardin of the Japanese collection … Continue reading