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New Anthropology ebooks and online fieldnotes

The Penn Libraries have purchased two new online resources for ethnographic and cultural anthropological research: Anthropology Online and Anthropological Fieldwork Online. Anthropology Online provides searchable fulltext for more than 300 published monographs by Clifford Geertz, Claude Levi-Strauss, Paul Stoller, Paul Rabinow, Franz Boas, Margaret Mead, Brian Fagan, Maurice Bloch, Oscar Lewis, and other anthropologists whose … 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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New e-journal archive: JSTOR Arts & Sciences XIV

The new JSTOR Arts & Sciences XIV Collection provides complete backfiles for more than 125 scholarly journals. The collection focuses on the study of culture and communication, specifically archaeology and anthropology, language and literature, political science, Asian studies, sociology, education, and communication studies. JSTOR A&S XIV titles include: Archaeological Austriaca Asian Perspectives Bibliothèque de l’École … 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

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International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Second Edition

The online version of IESBS 2/e – International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Second Edition / James D Wright, editor-in-chief (26 volumes. Elsevier, 2015) provides a 14-year update to a reference work whose first edition was called by its reviewers, “the largest corpus of knowledge abou the social and behavioral sciences in existence” … Continue reading

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Cambridge Archive Editions Online – documents collections for Middle East and Islamic history

Fifteen multivolume e-book sets providing reproductions of historic documents on modern Middle East and Islamic history have recently been acquired by the Penn Libraries. These e-book sets have been selected from East View Information Service’s Cambridge Archive Editions Online, which continues and expands the popular print series of the same name. Each set typically contains … Continue reading