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Brill’s Flavius Josephus: Translation and Commentary

This is the first comprehensive literary-historical online commentary on the works of Flavius Josephus in English. As the title suggests, this online publication provides a literal translation of the Josephus texts and, through its commentaries, both literary and historical context. Brill’s online Flavius Josephus is an exact reproduction of the print series, containing all volumes … Continue reading

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History of Anthropology Newsletter relaunches as open access ejournal

History of Anthropology Newsletter has relaunched as an open access online journal after a four-year hiatus. In addition, the complete backfile, 1973 to 2012, is now available free online in the Penn Libraries ScholarlyCommons. History of Anthropology Newsletter is intended to connect historians of anthropology in all its geographical, institutional, and disciplinary varieties. To serve … Continue reading

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JSTOR Arts & Sciences XV

The Penn Libraries recently purchased the final JSTOR Arts & Sciences journal collection. Arts & Sciences XV will encompass (by 2018) 150 titles with extensive coverage in the humanities, social sciences and sciences, including literature, film, art, music, religion, classical studies, history, education, economics, political science, and sociology. Two of the most-represented disciplines in the … Continue reading

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ProQuest Regulatory Insight

Biddle Law Library has recently purchased an important US administrative law research tool for readers across the Penn campus, ProQuest Regulatory Insight. ProQuest Regulatory Insight leverages standard citation fomatting in the Code of Federal Regulations and daily Federal Register to compile regulatory histories for individual federal statutes and executive orders. The database includes CFR and … Continue reading

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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

North Korean Serials
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North Korean Serials

Several North Korean newspapers and periodicals are now being acquired for Penn Libraries’ Korean collection in support of our History program, and we’re excited that they have begun arriving. Here is a selection of them, including quarterly and monthly magazines as well as daily newspapers. You can see that the magazines are quite colorful and … Continue reading

Japanese Naval Training Fleet Souvenir Books
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Japanese Naval Training Fleet Souvenir Books

The Penn Libraries Japanese Collection has acquired a unique and special collection of Japanese Imperial Navy training fleet souvenir publications, and they have arrived! These are scrapbook-like publications of photographs and other memorabilia, as well as a self-published history of the training fleet, about the fleet’s global travels between the late 1800s and early 1940s. … Continue reading