Partnership with University of Pennsylvania Art History Class Produces Award-Winning Penn Libraries Exhibition Catalog
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Partnership with University of Pennsylvania Art History Class Produces Award-Winning Penn Libraries Exhibition Catalog

The Penn Libraries is proud to announce that the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books, and Manuscripts will receive a 2016 Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS) Katharine Kyes Leab and Daniel J. Leab “American Book Prices Current” Exhibition Award for the 2015 exhibition catalog, “The Image … Continue reading

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Penn Libraries’ OPenn Manuscript Portal to Host the Country’s Largest Regional Collections of Digitized Medieval Manuscripts

The Penn Libraries is proud to announce their role as online host and one of the leaders in a partnership that will create the country’s largest regional collection of digitized medieval manuscripts. This role is made possible through a grant of almost $500,000 awarded to Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis, a new project organized by the Philadelphia Area … Continue reading

Sacred Writings: Extraordinary Texts of the Biblical World Centerpiece Exhibition Honoring Philadelphia Visit by Pope Francis
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Sacred Writings: Extraordinary Texts of the Biblical World Centerpiece Exhibition Honoring Philadelphia Visit by Pope Francis

PHILADELPHIA, PA July 2015—They are treasures that have survived centuries and even millennia: one of the world’s oldest fragments of the gospel of Saint Matthew; the first Bible printed in the Americas, in the Native American language of Massachuset; a New Testament Bible published in twelve languages in Nuremberg, Germany, 1599; the earliest version of … 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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Penn Libraries Joins Window to Korea Project

The Penn Libraries has been chosen to participate in the National Assembly Library of Korea’s “Window to Korea Project.” This project is intended for outreach to libraries outside of Korea, and enhances Penn’s holdings in Korean and related to Korean studies in English. The topics range from literature to history and art, as well as books … Continue reading