Departmental Library Spotlight: Music Library
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Departmental Library Spotlight: Music Library

The past year has brought exciting transformations to Penn Libraries’ Otto E. Albrecht Music Library, changes that enhance their spaces and rich collections (more than 120,000 books and scores; periodicals; more than 50,000 sound recordings). New reading room tables have been installed in the Marian Anderson Study Center, a new audio-visual system and additional seating … Continue reading

Departmental Library Spotlight: Museum Library
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Departmental Library Spotlight: Museum Library

The Penn Libraries’ Museum Library, treasure trove of exceptional resources in the fields of archaeology and anthropology and an ideal study spot, was established in 1900 with the acquisition of the personal library of Penn’s first professor of anthropology, Daniel Garrison Brinton (1837-1899). The Museum Library now holds over 145,000 publications on archaeology, biological anthropology, … Continue reading

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Penn Libraries Will Launch a new Author Advisory Service this Fall

The Penn Libraries is pleased to announce the launch of a new advisory service for Penn authors, designed to help students, faculty, and researchers target the best publishing venue for their research goals. Penn Libraries liaisons are prepared to provide step-by-step guidance and connect you with tools that will aid you in finding the academic … Continue reading

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Restricted Access to Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center and Fisher Fine Arts Library During Reading Period and Final Exams

The restricted access policy for Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center and Fisher Fine Arts Library will be in effect during reading period and final exams, April 26th to May 8th. Access to these library spaces during this period will be restricted to individuals who hold one of the following credentials: – A PennCard – A photo … Continue reading

Penn Libraries Announces 3 Million Dollar Endowment Gift to Name Vice Provost and Director of Libraries Position
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Penn Libraries Announces 3 Million Dollar Endowment Gift to Name Vice Provost and Director of Libraries Position

Thanks to the generosity of the Penn Libraries Board of Overseers and the Orrery Society Council under the leadership of Board Chair, Judy Bollinger and Vice Chair, Erik Gershwind, the Penn Libraries are delighted to announce the newly endowed H. Carton Rogers III Vice Provost and Director of Libraries position at the University of Pennsylvania. … Continue reading

Fisher Fine Arts Library Hosts its First Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon
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Fisher Fine Arts Library Hosts its First Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

On the afternoon of Friday, March 23, 2018, Fisher Fine Arts Library hosted its first Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. This was one of many editing events that took place around the world during the month of March, which is Women’s History Month.  Over the course of the Art+Feminism Collective’s five-year history,  the event has focused on improving and expanding … Continue reading