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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

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EIU Country Reports Archive online, 1952-1995

The Penn Libraries have had an incomplete set of the EIU’s quarterly country reports for a very long time. Not any longer! We’ve purchased ProQuest’s Economist Intelligence Unit Country Reports Archive, bringing online PDF fulltext with MS Excel statistical tables for the complete run of EIU Quarterly Economic Reviews and Country Reports, 1952-1995. The EIU … Continue reading

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ISI InCites Journal Citation Reports adds 2014 impact factors and more

ISI Thomson Reuters has updated its InCites Journal Citation Reports with 2014 data and enhancements. The updated JCR, now in its 40th year, continues to provide the data you use to evaulate and compare more than 11,000 scholarly and technical journals in 237 disciplines across the sciences and social sciences for the years 1997 through … Continue reading

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2015 Community Health Data Base microdata now available!

The initial data release of the Community Health Data Base’s 2014-2015 Southeastern Pennsylvania Household Health Survey, the oldest and largest regional health survey in the U.S., is now available through the Penn Libraries Web! An overview of the Penn Libraries Community Health Data Base holdings is provided in our Community Health Data Base – Penn … Continue reading