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Harvard, Princeton, Columbia, Cornell, and Toronto university press ebooks

The Penn Libraries have joined an ebooks pilot program bringing the 2018 frontlist titles from Harvard, Princeton, Columbia, and Cornell University Presses, and the University of Toronto Press to Penn readers. This pilot program, hosted by De Gruyter, ebook publisher for the five university presses, is projected to contain 830 titles when completed. These titles … Continue reading

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Mergent Intellect

Mergent Intellect  combines several directory resources within a single interface. These include: Company – Extensive coverage of domestic and international public and private companies. Search criteria allow you to easily screen by a variety of variables including location, industry, size, financials or keywords.  People searches are also available by location, job title and additional filters.  … Continue reading

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Mergent CRB Commodity Yearbook

 Mergent CRB Commodity Yearbook, available in Mergent Archive, is a comprehensive source of commodity and futures market information, The Yearbook is the book of record of the Commodity Research Bureau, which is the organization of record for the commodity industry itself. It sources reports from governments, private industries, and trade  and industrial associations. Historical coverage runs … Continue reading

Penn digitizes collection of Japanese juvenile fiction
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Penn digitizes collection of Japanese juvenile fiction

Penn has completed digitization of the Japanese Juvenile Fiction Collection at Penn Libraries, dating from the late Meiji (1868-1912) and Taisho (1912-1926) periods. These are small, mass-market books never intended for long-term use, so the digitization not only shares full copies of these books with the worldwide research community, but also preserves them for posterity. … Continue reading

ScholarlyCommons Reaches 7 Million Downloads
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ScholarlyCommons Reaches 7 Million Downloads

As of September 4, 2014, ScholarlyCommons has reached yet another milestone: 7 million downloads! To date, we have 20,386 papers in ScholarlyCommons in 718 disciplines with 1,672,837 downloads in the past year alone. ScholarlyCommons readership spans across the globe and is growing daily. Check out the live readership map on the ScholarlyCommons homepage to see … Continue reading