GEOBASE — geography, geology, oceanography, international development
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GEOBASE — geography, geology, oceanography, international development

The Penn Libraries have added GEOBASE to its collection of online article indexes. This new database brings coverage for ecology, geology, geomechanics, oceanography, human and physical geography, and international development. GEOBASE, produced by Elsevier, merges into one database the contents of seven print abstract and indexing journals: • Ecological Abstracts — covering global and general … Continue reading

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Socialism in Film

Socialism on Film: The Cold War and International Propaganda is a collection of films from the communist world, which spans from the Russian Revolution to the end of the Cold War. There are documentary films, feature narrative films, as well as newsreels. This collection provides a view into the experience of filmmakers behind the Iron … Continue reading

LAPOP : Latin American public opinion poll datasets
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LAPOP : Latin American public opinion poll datasets

The Penn Libraries have joined LAPOP, the Latin American Public Opinion Project at Vanderbilt University, as a member institution and data repository. Penn students, faculty, and staff may now download LAPOP microdata datasets – datasets contain the questionnaire responses of individual public opinion poll respondents – for LAPOP’s AmericasBarometer polls, 2004-present, and for selected national … Continue reading

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Royal Anthropological Institute Archive, digitized and online

The Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland is the world’s longest-established scholarly association dedicated to anthropological research. The RAI Archive has been digitized and is now available to Penn readers through the Wiley Digital Archives platform. With 163,720 digitized manuscript documents, photographs, and maps dating from the 1780s (a 1785 letter from Benjamin … Continue reading

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Two online IGOs : WTO iLibrary & ITU iLibrary

The Penn Libraries have started subscriptions to online collections from the World Trade Organization and the International Telecommunications Union. The WTO iLibrary offers more than 900 ebooks, reports, and working papers published by the World Trade Organization, 1996 to the present, on trade issues, including dispute settlement and regional trade agreements, technical barriers to trade, … Continue reading

<a href="">Digital Archives of the New York Academy of Sciences</a>
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Digital Archives of the New York Academy of Sciences

The New York Academy of Sciences collection contains a vast range of original sources that has shaped two centuries of scientific progress.  Including both the institutional records–bylaws, minutes, correspondence, administrative files, etc.–of the NYAS and the records of associated projects and scholars, this material reveals how a world class scientific society supported and shaped several disciplines, … Continue reading

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Sites Unseen, new ebook on Philadelphia toxic sites

Today’s Philadelphia Inquirer article, “Could a toxic site be on your Philly block?”, reports on a new book, Sites Unseen : uncovering hidden hazards in American cities / Scott Frickel and James R Elliott (Russell Sage Foundation, 2018). Sites Unseen, available to Penn readers as a JSTOR ebook and in print (although you may need … Continue reading