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Barbara Bernoff Cavanaugh, Director of Penn’s STEM Libraries, has been selected as a Mentor in the 2017-2018 NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program
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Barbara Bernoff Cavanaugh, Director of Penn’s STEM Libraries, has been selected as a Mentor in the 2017-2018 NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program

Penn Libraries is pleased to announce that Barbara Bernoff Cavanaugh, Director of Penn’s STEM Libraries, has been selected as a Mentor in the 2017-2018 NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program, sponsored by the National Library of Medicine and the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries. The Leadership Fellows Program prepares emerging leaders for director positions in academic … Continue reading

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Gallup Analytics – public opinion poll data for the U.S. and the world

The Penn Libraries have started a new subscription to Gallup Analytics, the interactive web tool for analyzing and visualizing Gallup public opinion data. Gallup Analytics provides tables and charts for three Gallup poll series: Gallup World Poll, conducted annually since 2005 in 160+ countries. Gallup U.S. Dailies, conducted daily since 2008. Gallup Poll Social Series, … Continue reading

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HeinOnline: History of Law Resources

The legal resource HeinOnline has recently added several modules.  New content includes: Animal Studies: Law, Welfare and Rights: With titles from the Animal Legal Defense Fund and Animal Welfare Institute, this collection aims to establish the foundational laws pertaining to animals and follow the evolution of these rights throughout the years. It includes philosophical books … Continue reading

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Penn Libraries to End Partnership with bepress

This fall, the Penn Libraries will begin exploring open source options for hosting Penn’s institutional repository, ScholarlyCommons, which provides free and open access to scholarly works created by Penn faculty, staff and students. For 13 years, Penn Libraries has hosted ScholarlyCommons on the platform Digital Commons, which we contract from the commercial company bepress. Through ScholarlyCommons and other initiatives, the … Continue reading

Puerto Rico Disaster Relief Mapathon at the Education Commons
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Puerto Rico Disaster Relief Mapathon at the Education Commons

On October 11th, 2017, Penn students, faculty, and librarians as well as members of the general public gathered at the Penn Libraries’ Education Commons to participate in a 5-hour “mapathon” that benefited disaster relief workers in Puerto Rico. Using satellite images from the OpenStreetMap Tasking Manager, volunteers were able to work on a map that will provide … Continue reading

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Ku Klux Klan Newspapers, 1915-1937

At its peak in 1924, Klan-paid membership exceeded 4,000,000 and its national newspaper, the Imperial Night-Hawk, had a circulation larger than the New York Times.  This collection brings together for the first time local, regional, and national newspapers published by Klan organizations and by sympathetic publishers across the U.S. during this period. It also includes … Continue reading

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Academic Video Online

This is an extraordinary collection of 62,000 streaming video titles.  Coverage includes art, business, music, history, social issues, ethnography, journalism and ethnic studies as well as  documentaries from producers such as PBS and the BBC.  Much of this material is unavailable through vendors such as Amazon and YouTube. The collection is made up of sub-collections … Continue reading