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History of Anthropology Newsletter relaunches as open access ejournal

History of Anthropology Newsletter has relaunched as an open access online journal after a four-year hiatus. In addition, the complete backfile, 1973 to 2012, is now available free online in the Penn Libraries ScholarlyCommons. History of Anthropology Newsletter is intended to connect historians of anthropology in all its geographical, institutional, and disciplinary varieties. To serve … Continue reading

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ProQuest Regulatory Insight

Biddle Law Library has recently purchased an important US administrative law research tool for readers across the Penn campus, ProQuest Regulatory Insight. ProQuest Regulatory Insight leverages standard citation fomatting in the Code of Federal Regulations and daily Federal Register to compile regulatory histories for individual federal statutes and executive orders. The database includes CFR and … Continue reading

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New Anthropology ebooks and online fieldnotes

The Penn Libraries have purchased two new online resources for ethnographic and cultural anthropological research: Anthropology Online and Anthropological Fieldwork Online. Anthropology Online provides searchable fulltext for more than 300 published monographs by Clifford Geertz, Claude Levi-Strauss, Paul Stoller, Paul Rabinow, Franz Boas, Margaret Mead, Brian Fagan, Maurice Bloch, Oscar Lewis, and other anthropologists whose … Continue reading

e > p : 2016.05.03
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e > p : 2016.05.03

A Penn Libraries milestone was reached on May 3, 2016, when the number of electronic titles in Franklin Catalog surpassed the number of print titles. Franklin Catalog describes the Penn Libraries collections. Its bibliographic records identify more than 7.6 million books and documents in print and electronic formats, journals and other periodicals in print and … Continue reading

HathiTrust update adds 384,000+ e-books to Franklin: Catalog
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HathiTrust update adds 384,000+ e-books to Franklin: Catalog

The Penn Libraries have refreshed our HathiTrust records in Franklin: Catalog this morning, adding direct URLs for more than 384,000 HathiTrust e-books through new records and links added to existing records for print books in the Penn Libraries collections to reflect online availability in the HathiTrust Digital Library. This update, the first since our initial … Continue reading

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New U.S. politics e-resources from CQ Press: U.S. Political Stats, CQ Almanac and more

The Penn Libraries have acquired several online products from CQ Press, a subsidiary of SAGE, to support campus interest in the U.S. political process: U.S. Political Stats, a data visualization tool for biographical characteristics of all U.S. Presidents, Vice Presidents, and Supreme Court Justices, and members of Congress, 1983-present; election returns for U.S. President, House, … Continue reading

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TRACFed federal data warehouse wins FOIA recognition

TRAC, the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse hosted by Syracuse University, has been recognized in federal court as an educational and journalistic organization for FOIA requests and not as a commercial requestor. The ruling –┬áLong v. Dep’t of Homeland Sec., 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 83835 (D.D.C. June 29, 2015) – against Immigration and Customs Enforcement reduces … Continue reading