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170,000 new ebooks, from PALCI consortium

PALCI, the E-ZBorrow consortium, has brokered a huge ebook subscription package with ProQuest ebrary for its member libraries. This package will run for three years and will provide approximately 170,000 ebook titles to readers at Penn and the other PALCI member institutions. The consortial package covers four collections on the ProQuest ebrary platform: ebrary Academic … Continue reading

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The Little Green (e)Books new to Penn – in SAGE Research Methods

The Penn Libraries have purchased SAGE Research Methods, an ebook collection and web resource that uses SAGE Publication’s 40-year legacy of methods publishing to guide users at all levels through every step of the social science research process. SAGE Research Methods offers almost 900 ebooks with searchable fulltext and downloadable PDF output. The title list … Continue reading

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ProQuest Regulatory Insight

Biddle Law Library has recently purchased an important US administrative law research tool for readers across the Penn campus, ProQuest Regulatory Insight. ProQuest Regulatory Insight leverages standard citation fomatting in the Code of Federal Regulations and daily Federal Register to compile regulatory histories for individual federal statutes and executive orders. The database includes CFR and … 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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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