LAPOP : Latin American public opinion poll datasets
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LAPOP : Latin American public opinion poll datasets

The Penn Libraries have joined LAPOP, the Latin American Public Opinion Project at Vanderbilt University, as a member institution and data repository. Penn students, faculty, and staff may now download LAPOP microdata datasets – datasets contain the questionnaire responses of individual public opinion poll respondents – for LAPOP’s AmericasBarometer polls, 2004-present, and for selected national … Continue reading

J. Walter Thompson : Advertising America, 1887-2014
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J. Walter Thompson : Advertising America, 1887-2014

The Penn Libraries have purchased J. Walter Thompson : Advertising America, 1887-2014, a digitized collection of advertising materials produced by J. Walter Thompson, one of the world’s oldest, largest, and most innovative advertising firms. Materials in this digitized collection consists of publications, reports, research, memoranda, correspondence, meeting minutes, creative briefs, scripts, speeches, newsletters, artwork and … Continue reading

Mass Obs Online : British “anthropology of ourselves”, 1937-1967
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Mass Obs Online : British “anthropology of ourselves”, 1937-1967

The Penn Libraries have acquired the digital collection, Mass Observation Online. This resource, digitized from the Archive of Mass-Observation housed at University of Sussex by Adam Matthew Digital, reproduces an enormous body of material that describes everyday life of ordinary people in Britain from the eve of World War II through the mid-1950s and beyond. … Continue reading

Annenberg / anthropology / classical studies / Collection News / Museum / Open Access

University of Michigan Press ebooks

The new University of Michigan Press ebooks collection is now available to Penn readers through the Penn Libraries. This collection brings perpetual access to at least 80 new titles published by the Press this year and provides complementary access to more than 1,000 backlist titles. The University of Michigan Press publishes peer-reviewed, faculty-selected books in … Continue reading

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Royal Anthropological Institute Archive, digitized and online

The Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland is the world’s longest-established scholarly association dedicated to anthropological research. The RAI Archive has been digitized and is now available to Penn readers through the Wiley Digital Archives platform. With 163,720 digitized manuscript documents, photographs, and maps dating from the 1780s (a 1785 letter from Benjamin … Continue reading

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Two online IGOs : WTO iLibrary & ITU iLibrary

The Penn Libraries have started subscriptions to online collections from the World Trade Organization and the International Telecommunications Union. The WTO iLibrary offers more than 900 ebooks, reports, and working papers published by the World Trade Organization, 1996 to the present, on trade issues, including dispute settlement and regional trade agreements, technical barriers to trade, … Continue reading

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Sites Unseen, new ebook on Philadelphia toxic sites

Today’s Philadelphia Inquirer article, “Could a toxic site be on your Philly block?”, reports on a new book, Sites Unseen : uncovering hidden hazards in American cities / Scott Frickel and James R Elliott (Russell Sage Foundation, 2018). Sites Unseen, available to Penn readers as a JSTOR ebook and in print (although you may need … Continue reading