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Penn Libraries to Host “Arbitrary Pleasures”, an Exhibit of Penn Emeritus Professor  Dan Rose’s Artist Books and a Musical World Premiere
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Penn Libraries to Host “Arbitrary Pleasures”, an Exhibit of Penn Emeritus Professor Dan Rose’s Artist Books and a Musical World Premiere

The Penn Libraries is honored to announce this fall’s line-up of programming surrounding “Arbitrary Pleasures: Plaisirs Arbitraires,”an exhibition of some never-before-seen artist books from Penn emeritus professor, Dan Rose.  “Arbitrary Pleasures: Plaisirs Arbitraires” will be on exhibit September 26, 2016-March 10, 2017 in the Kamin Gallery on the first floor of Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center. … Continue reading

Penn Libraries Announces Fall Exhibit and 2016 Schoenberg Symposium Theme: “Reactions/Medieval Modern”
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Penn Libraries Announces Fall Exhibit and 2016 Schoenberg Symposium Theme: “Reactions/Medieval Modern”

In conjunction with the 9th Annual Schoenberg Symposium of the same theme, Penn Libraries’ fall exhibit, “Reactions: Medieval/Modern” explores the many and varied ways that people have reacted to and acted upon manuscripts from the Middle Ages up to the 21st Century. “Reactions: Medieval/Modern” will be on display August 25-December 16, 2016 in the Goldstein Gallery … Continue reading

Penn Libraries’ 2015-2016 Schoenberg Institute Graduate Fellow Explores  Thai Manuscript Culture in New Exhibit
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Penn Libraries’ 2015-2016 Schoenberg Institute Graduate Fellow Explores Thai Manuscript Culture in New Exhibit

  The Penn Libraries is proud to announce the opening of “‘Siamese Sampler’: 19th Century Manuscripts of Scripture, Poetry, and Decree” in the Snyder-Granader Alcove on the sixth floor of Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center. This exhibit highlights a sampling of the rich variety of Thai Manuscripts held at the Penn Libraries and will run from … Continue reading

Shakespeare in Performance: Prompt Books from the Folger Shakespeare Library
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Shakespeare in Performance: Prompt Books from the Folger Shakespeare Library

The Penn Libraries recently added Shakespeare in Performance: Prompt Books from the Folger Shakespeare Library to our subscriptions of digital primary collections. Prompt books are designed for individuals within a theatrical production, including actors, directors, and stage managers. Alterations to the source text, marginal annotations, and inserted cues all help contemporary readers to learn the … Continue reading

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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