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Left of Liberalism: Marxist-Socialist Newspapers, 1900-2015

Collection of US and British papers that represent Communism, Socialism, and Marxism as alternative visions of organizing society.  It addresses issues of the 20th Century such as: the working class, labor conditions, unionism, post-WWII McCarthyism, and Nazi crimes against humanity.  Content is still being added.  Significant titles that will eventually be in the collection include: … Continue reading

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JSTOR World Heritage Sites: Africa

The Penn Libraries have acquired JSTOR World Heritage Sites: Africa, a multimedia collection of visual, contextual, and spatial documentation on African heritage sites.  World Heritage Sites: Africa presents 30 curated subcollections of visual, spatial, and contextual documentation for African heritage sites. Highlights among the subcollections are archaeological field data, artifact and site images, and other … Continue reading

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Request for Proposal for Technology Consultant, BorrowDirect Shared Index Project

The Penn Libraries, in coordination with the Ivy Plus Libraries’ BorrowDirect Shared Index Working Group (BDSIWG) is embarking on an exciting new initiative to enhance discovery of our collective collections to support resource sharing between our 13 partner libraries. The BorrowDirect partners envision the creation of a shared index, along with robust data feeds, APIs, … Continue reading

Barbara Bernoff Cavanaugh, Director of Penn’s STEM Libraries, has been selected as a Mentor in the 2017-2018 NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program
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Barbara Bernoff Cavanaugh, Director of Penn’s STEM Libraries, has been selected as a Mentor in the 2017-2018 NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program

Penn Libraries is pleased to announce that Barbara Bernoff Cavanaugh, Director of Penn’s STEM Libraries, has been selected as a Mentor in the 2017-2018 NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program, sponsored by the National Library of Medicine and the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries. The Leadership Fellows Program prepares emerging leaders for director positions in academic … Continue reading

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Gallup Analytics – public opinion poll data for the U.S. and the world

The Penn Libraries have started a new subscription to Gallup Analytics, the interactive web tool for analyzing and visualizing Gallup public opinion data. Gallup Analytics provides tables and charts for three Gallup poll series: Gallup World Poll, conducted annually since 2005 in 160+ countries. Gallup U.S. Dailies, conducted daily since 2008. Gallup Poll Social Series, … Continue reading

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HeinOnline: History of Law Resources

The legal resource HeinOnline has recently added several modules.  New content includes: Animal Studies: Law, Welfare and Rights: With titles from the Animal Legal Defense Fund and Animal Welfare Institute, this collection aims to establish the foundational laws pertaining to animals and follow the evolution of these rights throughout the years. It includes philosophical books … Continue reading

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Penn Libraries to End Partnership with bepress

This fall, the Penn Libraries will begin exploring open source options for hosting Penn’s institutional repository, ScholarlyCommons, which provides free and open access to scholarly works created by Penn faculty, staff and students. For 13 years, Penn Libraries has hosted ScholarlyCommons on the platform Digital Commons, which we contract from the commercial company bepress. Through ScholarlyCommons and other initiatives, the … Continue reading