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

New foreign newspapers online : Irish Times and Jerusalem Post
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New foreign newspapers online : Irish Times and Jerusalem Post

The Penn Libraries have added two important foreign newspapers to its collection of historic fulltext news sources, the Irish Times and the Jerusalem Post. The Irish Times, published in Dublin, reports on the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Founded in 1859 as a daily broadsheet, the newspaper was Protestant and Unionist for most of … Continue reading

GEOBASE — geography, geology, oceanography, international development
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GEOBASE — geography, geology, oceanography, international development

The Penn Libraries have added GEOBASE to its collection of online article indexes. This new database brings coverage for ecology, geology, geomechanics, oceanography, human and physical geography, and international development. GEOBASE, produced by Elsevier, merges into one database the contents of seven print abstract and indexing journals: • Ecological Abstracts — covering global and general … 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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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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LexisNexis Academic becomes Nexis Uni

UPDATE, 8/6/2018. Nexis Uni has been fully operational for months, but LexisNexis Academic has not ceased … for now. We recommend making the switch: use Nexis Uni! During the next few weeks, the popular Penn Libraries fulltext news, legal, and business research database LexisNexis Academic will become Nexis Uni. This change is more than a … Continue reading

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JSTOR World Heritage Sites: Africa

The Penn Libraries have acquired JSTOR World Heritage Sites: Africa, a multimedia collection of visual, contextual, and spatial documentation on African heritage sites.  World Heritage Sites: Africa presents 30 curated subcollections of visual, spatial, and contextual documentation for African heritage sites. Highlights among the subcollections are archaeological field data, artifact and site images, and other … Continue reading