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Rand Daily Mail fulltext, 1902-1985

The South African newspaper, Rand Daily Mail, is now available as searchable fulltext and PDF page images to Penn readers on the Readex platform. The Rand Daily Mail, founded in 1902 and closed in 1985 under financial and political pressure, was a Johannesburg-based English-language newspaper that criticized the South African apartheid regime. The newspaper is … Continue reading

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Penn Invests in Primary Sources for Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies.

Over the past few years, the Penn Libraries has purchased databases with millions of pages of digitized periodicals, papers, organizational records, and monographs. Four of these collections can be search simultaneously through the Gale: Primary Sources platform along with millions of pages of newspapers, periodicals, legal material and other primary sources.  The collections include but … Continue reading

Annenberg / Collection News / Lippincott / Penn Libraries / Van Pelt

TRAC Judge Information Center – timely info on immigration courts … and more

FLASH!! See TRAC Judge Information Center in action! The Philly.com website reports today (August 1) that a Philadelphia immigration court judge has been removed from a case by the US Justice Department. See the judge’s caseload profile here in TRAC Judge Information Center. TRAC Judge Information Center joins TRACFED as Penn Libraries databases reporting on … Continue reading

Annenberg / Collection News / Lippincott / Penn Libraries / Van Pelt

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

Shakespeare’s Globe on Screen 2
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Shakespeare’s Globe on Screen 2

Penn Libraries recently added Shakespeare’s Globe on Screen 2 (2016-2018) to the collection of modules available through Bloomsbury’s Drama Online database. The four productions from the 2016-2018 seasons include: The Duchess of Malfi Measure for Measure The Merchant of Venice Richard II The filmed productions are captured in high-quality video and sound. Interested in watching … Continue reading

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SpringerMaterials

Penn Libraries have licensed SpringerMaterials.  This database is originally based on the data present in the Landolt-Börnstein reference set, consisting of materials properties and data, but has been greatly expanded.  It now covers over 250,000 different materials or chemical systems, including: Metals Alloys Ceramics Glasses Polymers Organic substances Composites Individual atoms (1) Available data for … Continue reading