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History of Anthropology Newsletter relaunches as open access ejournal

History of Anthropology Newsletter has relaunched as an open access online journal after a four-year hiatus. In addition, the complete backfile, 1973 to 2012, is now available free online in the Penn Libraries ScholarlyCommons. History of Anthropology Newsletter is intended to connect historians of anthropology in all its geographical, institutional, and disciplinary varieties. To serve … Continue reading

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Penn Libraries New Institutional Plan for Open Access Publishing with PeerJ and PeerJ Computer Science

As part of the Penn Libraries’ efforts to support the dissemination of Penn scholarship and to support innovative and sustainable open-access projects, we have set up an institutional plan with PeerJ (a publishing platform focusing on biology, medicine, and general science) and PeerJ Computer Science, https://peerj.com/institutions/38/university-of-pennsylvania/. PeerJ has developed a model of lifetime memberships for … Continue reading

HathiTrust update adds 384,000+ e-books to Franklin: Catalog
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HathiTrust update adds 384,000+ e-books to Franklin: Catalog

The Penn Libraries have refreshed our HathiTrust records in Franklin: Catalog this morning, adding direct URLs for more than 384,000 HathiTrust e-books through new records and links added to existing records for print books in the Penn Libraries collections to reflect online availability in the HathiTrust Digital Library. This update, the first since our initial … Continue reading

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New U.S. politics e-resources from CQ Press: U.S. Political Stats, CQ Almanac and more

The Penn Libraries have acquired several online products from CQ Press, a subsidiary of SAGE, to support campus interest in the U.S. political process: U.S. Political Stats, a data visualization tool for biographical characteristics of all U.S. Presidents, Vice Presidents, and Supreme Court Justices, and members of Congress, 1983-present; election returns for U.S. President, House, … Continue reading

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TRACFed federal data warehouse wins FOIA recognition

TRAC, the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse hosted by Syracuse University, has been recognized in federal court as an educational and journalistic organization for FOIA requests and not as a commercial requestor. The ruling –┬áLong v. Dep’t of Homeland Sec., 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 83835 (D.D.C. June 29, 2015) – against Immigration and Customs Enforcement reduces … Continue reading

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Commonwealth iLibrary – ebooks on world trade, development, governance

The Commonwealth iLibrary brings the publications of the Commonwealth Secretariat to Penn readers, as a complement to our current IGO ebook collections from OECD, World Bank, and International Monetary Fund. The Commonwealth iLibrary concentrates on several topic areas: Globalization and multilateral trade issues Export and enterprise development Education Economic and social development Finance and investment … Continue reading

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APA PsycBOOKS brings psychology e-books to Penn!

PsycBOOKS, the American Psychological Association’s e-book database, is now available to readers at Penn. PsycBOOKS is the APA’s distribution platform for its current e-book publishing program, and the database also offers classic psychology books dating back to 1620 in an interface that offers indexing and fulltext searching with PDF output. PsycBOOKS updates monthly with the … Continue reading