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Encyclopedia of Language and Education, 3rd edition

“In this third, fully revised edition, the 10 volume Encyclopedia of Language and Education offers the newest developments, including an entirely new volume of research and scholarly content, essential to the field of language teaching and learning in the age of globalization. In the selection of topics and contributors, the Encyclopedia reflects the depth of … Continue reading

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Penn GSE dissertation honored in ALA magazine

For the last few years, Kathy Rosa, Director of the Office for Research and Statistics at the American Library Association, has authored an annual column in the organization’s monthly magazine American Libraries on notable dissertations that focus on libraries and information science.  This year’s list of notable dissertations includes the work of a graduate of … Continue reading

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Restricted Access to Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center and Fisher Fine Arts Library During Reading Period and Final Exams

The restricted access policy for Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center and Fisher Fine Arts Library will be in effect during reading period and final exams, April 26th to May 8th. Access to these library spaces during this period will be restricted to individuals who hold one of the following credentials: – A PennCard – A photo … Continue reading

Penn Libraries Announces 3 Million Dollar Endowment Gift to Name Vice Provost and Director of Libraries Position
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Penn Libraries Announces 3 Million Dollar Endowment Gift to Name Vice Provost and Director of Libraries Position

Thanks to the generosity of the Penn Libraries Board of Overseers and the Orrery Society Council under the leadership of Board Chair, Judy Bollinger and Vice Chair, Erik Gershwind, the Penn Libraries are delighted to announce the newly endowed H. Carton Rogers III Vice Provost and Director of Libraries position at the University of Pennsylvania. … Continue reading

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Women’s Studies Archive: Women’s Issues and Identities

This collection traces the path of women’s issues from past to present—pulling primary sources from manuscripts, newspapers, periodicals, and more. It captures the foundation of women’s movements, struggles and triumphs, and provides researchers with valuable insights. Includes: Herstory: comprises full texts of journals, newspapers, and newsletters tracing the evolution of women’s rights movements in the United … Continue reading

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American Civil Liberties Union Papers, Part II: Southern Regional Office

“Comprised of never-before-digitized materials, this unique collection documents the ACLU’s legal battle to enforce the Civil Rights Act of 1964 in thirteen Southern states…Consisting of case files, correspondence, newspaper clippings, manuscripts, and more, this collection offers a primary source perspective on civil rights issues from voting rights to the dismantling of the Jim Crow system. … Continue reading

Fisher Fine Arts Library Hosts its First Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon
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Fisher Fine Arts Library Hosts its First Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

On the afternoon of Friday, March 23, 2018, Fisher Fine Arts Library hosted its first Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. This was one of many editing events that took place around the world during the month of March, which is Women’s History Month.  Over the course of the Art+Feminism Collective’s five-year history,  the event has focused on improving and expanding … Continue reading