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Request for Proposals – BorrowDirect Shared Index

Updated on Wednesday, November 7: The deadline for responses to the RFP has been extended to November 21, 2018 at 5pm EST. The Ivy Plus Libraries (IPL) – which includes Brown University Libraries, Columbia University Libraries, Cornell University Libraries, Dartmouth College Libraries, Duke University Libraries, Harvard University Libraries, Johns Hopkins University Libraries, Massachusetts Institution of … Continue reading

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 its 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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Celebrating our Newest Staff Members (and a few important transitions)

The Penn Libraries is pleased to announce the appointments of four new professional staff members and two important staff transitions. Read on to learn more about the fantastic people filling these positions.   Gwen Collaço, Middle East Studies Librarian As Middle East Studies Librarian, Gwen manages Penn’s print and electronic collections related to the Middle … 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