Departmental Library Spotlight: Museum Library
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Departmental Library Spotlight: Museum Library

The Penn Libraries’ Museum Library, treasure trove of exceptional resources in the fields of archaeology and anthropology and an ideal study spot, was established in 1900 with the acquisition of the personal library of Penn’s first professor of anthropology, Daniel Garrison Brinton (1837-1899). The Museum Library now holds over 145,000 publications on archaeology, biological anthropology, … Continue reading

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Penn Libraries Will Launch a new Author Advisory Service this Fall

The Penn Libraries is pleased to announce the launch of a new advisory service for Penn authors, designed to help students, faculty, and researchers target the best publishing venue for their research goals. Penn Libraries liaisons are prepared to provide step-by-step guidance and connect you with tools that will aid you in finding the academic … Continue reading

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Penn Libraries have licensed SpringerMaterials.  This database is originally based on the data present in the Landolt-Börnstein reference set, consisting of materials properties and data, but has been greatly expanded.  It now covers over 250,000 different materials or chemical systems, including: Metals Alloys Ceramics Glasses Polymers Organic substances Composites Individual atoms (1) Available data for … Continue reading

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Henry Stewart Talks now available!

The Biomedical Library would like to introduce its most recent acquisition: Henry Stewart Talks Biomedical & Life Science Collection. HST provides access to a collection of over 2,000 online seminar-style lectures containing the latest research and developments as well as the fundamentals presented by many of the world’s leading experts including a number of Nobel … 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

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JOVE Science Education videos

The Biomedical Library is very excited to announce the recent acquisition of Jove Science Education Basic Biology. This unique resource is a collection of how-to videos that can be used as an introduction to basic laboratory techniques, cellular and molecular biology methods, and protocols for the following model organisms: S. cerevisiae, D. melanogaster, C. elegans, … Continue reading