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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (1786-2003)

The Post-Gazette was first published as the weekly Pittsburgh Gazette in 1786.  It was the first newspaper to be published west of the Allegheny Mountains.  It provides uniquely important coverage of early western expansion, the rise of industries such as coal and steel, labor movements.  Its coverage also documents industrial collapse and the creation of … Continue reading

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The Philadelphia Inquirer (1860-2001)

The Philadelphia Inquirer has been the highest circulating newspaper in Philadelphia since 1980 and is the newspaper of record for the Delaware Valley Region.  It is also the third oldest surviving daily newspaper in the United States. During the Civil War, The Inquirer, which was pro-Union but attempted to provide neutral reporting, was widely circulated … Continue reading

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Lippincott Library collection of World War II corporate wartime publications

The Kislak Center at the Penn Libraries recently processed a collection of corporate publications intended to publicize, highlight, and recognize companies’ contributions to the industrial war effort during World War II. Continue reading at reading

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Garfield Resident Aman Kaur wins SLA Appreciation Award

On May 18th, 2017, Aman Kaur, the 2015 – 2017 Eugene Garfield Resident in Science Librarianship, was a 2017 Special Libraries Association Philadelphia Chapter Appreciation Award in recognition of her commitment to take on the challenge of being the first SLA Connect Administrator for the Philadelphia Chapter’s communities during the launch of SLA’s new communications … Continue reading

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Ivy Plus Libraries Appoints Director of Resource Sharing Initiatives

The Ivy Plus Libraries, a partnership of 13 academic research libraries, are extraordinarily pleased to announce the appointment of Heidi Nance as Director of Resource Sharing Initiatives. Nance comes to the Ivy Plus Libraries from the University of Washington, where she served as the Head of Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery Services & Special Projects … Continue reading

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Penn Libraries Hosts Interview Expo for Area High School Students

As part of our continued outreach to schools in the greater  Philadelphia area,  the Penn Libraries recently hosted 101 high school students from Roxborough, Abraham Lincoln, Paul Robeson, and South Philadephia High Schools for an annual job interview expo. At the interview expo the students are given a chance to practice interviews with members of … Continue reading

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Henry Stewart Talks now available!

The Biomedical Library would like to introduce its most recent acquisition: Henry Stewart Talks Biomedical & Life Science Collection. HST provides access to a collection of over 2,000 online seminar-style lectures containing the latest research and developments as well as the fundamentals presented by many of the world’s leading experts including a number of Nobel … Continue reading