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Ivy Plus Libraries Appoints Director of Resource Sharing Initiatives

The Ivy Plus Libraries, a partnership of 13 academic research libraries, are extraordinarily pleased to announce the appointment of Heidi Nance as Director of Resource Sharing Initiatives. Nance comes to the Ivy Plus Libraries from the University of Washington, where she served as the Head of Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery Services & Special Projects … Continue reading

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Penn Libraries Hosts Interview Expo for Area High School Students

As part of our continued outreach to schools in the greater  Philadelphia area,  the Penn Libraries recently hosted 101 high school students from Roxborough, Abraham Lincoln, Paul Robeson, and South Philadephia High Schools for an annual job interview expo. At the interview expo the students are given a chance to practice interviews with members of … 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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Meet the Press, 1947-2013

The Meet the Press collection opens up a wealth of information to libraries by making 1,500 hours of footage—nearly the full broadcast run to date—available online. Transcriptions of all spoken words allows keyword searching across the entire collection. Examine how coverage of immigration reform has evolved from the 1980s through 2012, find clear film examples of how … 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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Dutch artist Claudy Jongstra installs major art piece ‘Fields of Transformation’ in the Moelis Family Grand Reading Room

On May 3rd, 2017, renowned Dutch artist Claudy Jongstra will be completing the installation of her largest mural so far ‘Fields of Transformation’ in the new Moelis Family Grand Reading Room in Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center. Jongstra was invited to create this large piece by Gensler architects in 2016 after unveiling several impressive murals in … Continue reading