Philadelphia Daily News, New York Daily News, and Northeast U.S. papers online
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Philadelphia Daily News, New York Daily News, and Northeast U.S. papers online

The ProQuest Historical Newspapers : U.S. Northeast Collection brings searchable page-image backfile runs of a dozen regional newspapers from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and Vermont. Four titles included in the collection have runs starting in the 19th century. The current U.S. Northeast Collection includes a mix of broadside and tabloid newspapers from major metropolitan … Continue reading

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Socialism in Film

Socialism on Film: The Cold War and International Propaganda is a collection of films from the communist world, which spans from the Russian Revolution to the end of the Cold War. There are documentary films, feature narrative films, as well as newsreels. This collection provides a view into the experience of filmmakers behind the Iron … Continue reading

Mobile Coverage Explorer : Global mobile telecom network shapefiles
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Mobile Coverage Explorer : Global mobile telecom network shapefiles

The Penn Libraries have licensed the Collins Bartholomew Mobile Coverage Explorer GIS data collection for use by Penn students, faculty, and staff. These ESRI shapefiles present annual coverages for mobile network providers with individual countries worldwide, starting with 1999 coverages. They are suitable for use with ArcGIS, QGIS, and other mapping software that can recognize … Continue reading

LAPOP : Latin American public opinion poll datasets
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LAPOP : Latin American public opinion poll datasets

The Penn Libraries have joined LAPOP, the Latin American Public Opinion Project at Vanderbilt University, as a member institution and data repository. Penn students, faculty, and staff may now download LAPOP microdata datasets – datasets contain the questionnaire responses of individual public opinion poll respondents – for LAPOP’s AmericasBarometer polls, 2004-present, and for selected national … Continue reading

J. Walter Thompson : Advertising America, 1887-2014
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J. Walter Thompson : Advertising America, 1887-2014

The Penn Libraries have purchased J. Walter Thompson : Advertising America, 1887-2014, a digitized collection of advertising materials produced by J. Walter Thompson, one of the world’s oldest, largest, and most innovative advertising firms. Materials in this digitized collection consists of publications, reports, research, memoranda, correspondence, meeting minutes, creative briefs, scripts, speeches, newsletters, artwork and … Continue reading

Mass Obs Online : British “anthropology of ourselves”, 1937-1967
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Mass Obs Online : British “anthropology of ourselves”, 1937-1967

The Penn Libraries have acquired the digital collection, Mass Observation Online. This resource, digitized from the Archive of Mass-Observation housed at University of Sussex by Adam Matthew Digital, reproduces an enormous body of material that describes everyday life of ordinary people in Britain from the eve of World War II through the mid-1950s and beyond. … Continue reading

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University of Michigan Press ebooks

The new University of Michigan Press ebooks collection is now available to Penn readers through the Penn Libraries. This collection brings perpetual access to at least 80 new titles published by the Press this year and provides complementary access to more than 1,000 backlist titles. The University of Michigan Press publishes peer-reviewed, faculty-selected books in … Continue reading