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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

<a href="http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017/125211">The Philadelphia Inquirer (1860-2001)</a>
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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 https://pennrare.wordpress.com/2017/07/05/patriotism-and-production-in-the-lippincott-library-collection-of-world-war-ii-corporate-wartime-publications/Continue reading

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Early Arabic printed books from the British Library, online

The Penn Libraries have acquired the first major fulltext-searchable online archive of pre-20th century Arabic printed books. Early Arabic Printed Books From the British Library, 1475-1900, produced by Gale Cengage, presents Arabic printed texts and European translations of Arabic texts, approximately 7,000 volumes with 2.3 million pages, in three modules: Religion and Law : The … Continue reading

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William James works, correspondence fulltext from InteLex Past Masters

The Penn Libraries have acquired searchable online fulltext versions of the scholarly editions of the works and correspondence of William James through the InteLex Past Masters platform. The Works of William James, edited by Frederick H. Burkhardt et al. (19 vols. Harvard University Press, 1975-1988), provides the critical text of a definitive edition of James’s … Continue reading

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170,000 new ebooks, from PALCI consortium

PALCI, the E-ZBorrow consortium, has brokered a huge ebook subscription package with ProQuest ebrary for its member libraries. This package will run for three years and will provide approximately 170,000 ebook titles to readers at Penn and the other PALCI member institutions. The consortial package covers four collections on the ProQuest ebrary platform: ebrary Academic … Continue reading

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The Little Green (e)Books new to Penn – in SAGE Research Methods

The Penn Libraries have purchased SAGE Research Methods, an ebook collection and web resource that uses SAGE Publication’s 40-year legacy of methods publishing to guide users at all levels through every step of the social science research process. SAGE Research Methods offers almost 900 ebooks with searchable fulltext and downloadable PDF output. The title list … Continue reading