Catherine Hinton honored with Opportunity Scholarship Dr. Raker Award

Warm congratulations to Catherine Hinton, Vet Library Service Assistant, on receiving Penn Vet’s Opportunity Scholarship Dr. Raker Award! The award is designed to “recognize the sincere desire to assist the professional development of students by excellent mentoring, communication, example and encouragement.”  The awardee is selected by recipients of the Charles W. Raker Opportunity Scholarship as … Continue reading

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Penn Libraries New Institutional Plan for Open Access Publishing with PeerJ and PeerJ Computer Science

As part of the Penn Libraries’ efforts to support the dissemination of Penn scholarship and to support innovative and sustainable open-access projects, we have set up an institutional plan with PeerJ (a publishing platform focusing on biology, medicine, and general science) and PeerJ Computer Science, PeerJ has developed a model of lifetime memberships for … Continue reading

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2015 Community Health Data Base microdata now available!

The initial data release of the Community Health Data Base’s 2014-2015 Southeastern Pennsylvania Household Health Survey, the oldest and largest regional health survey in the U.S., is now available through the Penn Libraries Web! An overview of the Penn Libraries Community Health Data Base holdings is provided in our Community Health Data Base – Penn … Continue reading

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Introducing a New and Expanded Franklin!

During the week of June 22nd, the Libraries will introduce a new, expanded Franklin interface called Franklin:Discovery!  Franklin:Discovery will provide access to the resources you expect to find in the familiar Franklin catalog, but will also allow you to search for and retrieve the full text of articles published in scholarly journal articles, magazines, newspapers, … Continue reading

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2015 Cambridge Structural Database Now Available for Download

The 2015 release of the Cambridge Structural Database (CSD) is now available.  CSD is a repository of over 700,000 small-molecule organic and organometallic crystal structures built by the non-profit Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre in the UK.  Penn Libraries have been providing a site license to the database for the past several years.  It can be … Continue reading

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2 million HathiTrust e-book records new to Franklin

The Penn Libraries catalog grows by 50% this week, with new records for digitized books from the HathiTrust Digital Library. The University of Pennsylvania Libraries became an institutional partner of HathiTrust in 2010, two years after the partnership’s creation. Since joining HathiTrust, Penn readers have been able to search, read, and download public-domain e-books directly … Continue reading