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Cross-National Time-Series Data Archive now online

One of “the 70 online databases that define our planet” (MIT Technology Review), the Cross-National Time-Series Data Archive is now available for Penn readers to download and use in MS Excel spreadsheet format. CNTS provides annual time-series spanning 1815 to the present for 244 current and former countries worldwide. Devised in 1968 by Arthur S. … Continue reading

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LexisNexis Academic becomes Nexis Uni

During the next few weeks, the popular Penn Libraries fulltext news, legal, and business research database LexisNexis Academic will become Nexis Uni. This change is more than a re-branding. Nexis Uni carries over the content from LexisNexis Academic, and the new interface offers personal sign-in customization features (e.g., alerts, bookmarking, and saved searches) and collaborative … Continue reading

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Gallup Analytics – public opinion poll data for the U.S. and the world

The Penn Libraries have started a new subscription to Gallup Analytics, the interactive web tool for analyzing and visualizing Gallup public opinion data. Gallup Analytics provides tables and charts for three Gallup poll series: Gallup World Poll, conducted annually since 2005 in 160+ countries. Gallup U.S. Dailies, conducted daily since 2008. Gallup Poll Social Series, … Continue reading

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Lippincott Library collection of World War II corporate wartime publications

The Kislak Center at the Penn Libraries recently processed a collection of corporate publications intended to publicize, highlight, and recognize companies’ contributions to the industrial war effort during World War II. Continue reading at https://pennrare.wordpress.com/2017/07/05/patriotism-and-production-in-the-lippincott-library-collection-of-world-war-ii-corporate-wartime-publications/Continue reading

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Penn Press ebooks in the Penn Libraries

During the 2016-2017 academic year, the Penn Libraries have acquired the complete ebook backfile of Penn Press titles and we have started to acquire annual frontfiles of new ebook titles from the Penn Press. The Penn Libraries have been purchasing University of Pennsylvania Press ebooks for years, most often on the JSTOR platform. Starting in … Continue reading

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170,000 new ebooks, from PALCI consortium

PALCI, the E-ZBorrow consortium, has brokered a huge ebook subscription package with ProQuest ebrary for its member libraries. This package will run for three years and will provide approximately 170,000 ebook titles to readers at Penn and the other PALCI member institutions. The consortial package covers four collections on the ProQuest ebrary platform: ebrary Academic … Continue reading