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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

Eugene Ormandy Home Movies Debut on Streaming Video
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Eugene Ormandy Home Movies Debut on Streaming Video

In September of 2013, the Penn Libraries received from Doris Gundert Balant a gift of 47 home movies from the family of Philadelphia Orchestra conductor Eugene Ormandy (1899-1985). This past fall the films were reformatted to digital video, helping to prolong the life of the originals, while simultaneously providing broad access to their content. Now … Continue reading

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SAGE e-journal collection grows

The Penn Libraries have added more than 300 e-journals published by SAGE Publications through the comprehensive collection SAGE Premier. The new acquisition brings to Penn readers access to all current SAGE Publications e-journal content – from more than 730 individual SAGE e-journals – plus the complete deep backfile of older issues from SAGE e-journals. SAGE … Continue reading

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2 million HathiTrust e-book records new to Franklin

The Penn Libraries catalog grows by 50% this week, with new records for digitized books from the HathiTrust Digital Library. The University of Pennsylvania Libraries became an institutional partner of HathiTrust in 2010, two years after the partnership’s creation. Since joining HathiTrust, Penn readers have been able to search, read, and download public-domain e-books directly … Continue reading