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Penn Libraries Welcomes Ruth Sutton as Director of Advancement
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Penn Libraries Welcomes Ruth Sutton as Director of Advancement

The Penn Libraries is delighted to announce that Ruth Sutton will be joining its staff as the new Director of Advancement. In this position, Ruth will be responsible for overseeing the Penn Libraries’ fundraising activities, board relations, internal and external communications, as well as alumni relations. Ruth will manage an Advancement team made up of … Continue reading

<A href="">Music Magazine Archive: Rock, Folk & Hip Hop</a>
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Music Magazine Archive: Rock, Folk & Hip Hop

Music Magazine Archive is a series of digital collections focused on 20th and 21st century genres such as Rock, Folk, and Hip-Hop & Rap. Each genre-based collection unites every page and every issue of a diverse and influential group of magazines. These publications uniquely capture the social and historical context of each genre, and together … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (1786-2003)

The Post-Gazette was first published as the weekly Pittsburgh Gazette in 1786.  It was the first newspaper to be published west of the Allegheny Mountains.  It provides uniquely important coverage of early western expansion, the rise of industries such as coal and steel, labor movements.  Its coverage also documents industrial collapse and the creation of … Continue reading

<a href="">The Philadelphia Inquirer (1860-2001)</a>
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The Philadelphia Inquirer (1860-2001)

The Philadelphia Inquirer has been the highest circulating newspaper in Philadelphia since 1980 and is the newspaper of record for the Delaware Valley Region.  It is also the third oldest surviving daily newspaper in the United States. During the Civil War, The Inquirer, which was pro-Union but attempted to provide neutral reporting, was widely circulated … Continue reading

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Lippincott Library collection of World War II corporate wartime publications

The Kislak Center at the Penn Libraries recently processed a collection of corporate publications intended to publicize, highlight, and recognize companies’ contributions to the industrial war effort during World War II. Continue reading at reading

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Garfield Resident Aman Kaur wins SLA Appreciation Award

On May 18th, 2017, Aman Kaur, the 2015 – 2017 Eugene Garfield Resident in Science Librarianship, was a 2017 Special Libraries Association Philadelphia Chapter Appreciation Award in recognition of her commitment to take on the challenge of being the first SLA Connect Administrator for the Philadelphia Chapter’s communities during the launch of SLA’s new communications … Continue reading