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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

In Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day
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In Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day

  The Penn Libraries is proud to announce a new exhibit and one-day conference commemorating the 100th anniversary of the armistice ending World War I. The exhibit, “Life During Wartime: Penn at Home and Abroad During the Great War,” explores the varied experiences, both positive and negative, of University of Pennsylvania students, faculty, and alumni … Continue reading

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French Lecturer Samuel Martin’s Translation Shortlisted for the French-American Foundation’s Annual Translation Prize

On March 15, the French-American Foundation announced its shortlist of ten fiction and nonfiction titles for its 31st annual Translation Prize program. For the first time this year, the award for translated literature will honor both the book’s author and translator, which according to organization, aims “to broaden readership for global voices and spark dialog … Continue reading

This Spring, the Penn Libraries Invites You to Travel Across Three Centuries of Jonathan Swift’s “Raging Wit”
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This Spring, the Penn Libraries Invites You to Travel Across Three Centuries of Jonathan Swift’s “Raging Wit”

In honor of the 350th anniversary of Jonathan Swift’s birth, the Penn Libraries is hosting an exhibition and academic conference exploring his legacy as a traveler both in his imagination and in real life. The events are a marvelous opportunity to showcase the Swift-related collections held by the Penn Libraries’ Kislak Center, including the Teerink … Continue reading

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Thousands of Wharton Faculty Papers Now Available on ScholarlyCommons

The Penn Libraries is very pleased to announce that thousands of research papers from all academic departments of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania are now publicly available on ScholarlyCommons, the University of Pennsylvania’s open access institutional repository. Reflecting the core values of inclusion, innovation and impact in the Penn Compact 2020, ScholarlyCommons … Continue reading