Read all about it! Baby pandas, the Capital Weather Gang ... and, oh yes, the 2020 Presidential General Election. The Penn Libraries announces a new campus-wide subscription to The Washington Post website. This new subscription, live right now, uses Penn campus IP ranges and PennKey authentication
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The MLA Handbook, now in its 9th edition (2021), and available campus wide has a venerable history, going back, in various iterations, to 1951 providing guidance for students and faculty in the humanities and literary study. Though originating in the United States in the Modern Language Association, it is used worldwide. Despite its origin in the mid-twentieth century, The MLA Handbook is a very contemporary style citation manual and grammar guide.
Grants assistance and nonprofit organization information are provided by two Candid databases that are new to the Penn Libraries.
The Mass Observation Project continues to compile the "Anthropology of Us" for Great Britain, starting in 1981 and building upon the original Mass Observation program that ran from 1937 to 1967.
The South African daily newspaper, Sowetan, has been digitized from its start as a commercial newspaper in 1981 through 2018 by Newsbank.
Le Monde, first published after the Liberation of Paris in World War II, is now available to Penn readers in page images with searchable fulltext from its first issue, dated 19 December 1944, through 2000. Le Monde is a newspaper of record for French and world affairs, distinguished by its analysis of events and its editorial content.
The Penn Libraries have become a founding member of Policy Commons, a new one-stop community platform for research from the world's leading policy experts, nonpartisan think tanks, IGOs and NGOs.
Presenting newspapers written and published by incarcerated people from within federal and state prisons nationwide, American Prison Newspapers, 1800-2020 : Voices From The Inside aims to offer a quarter-million page-images with searchable fulltext from more than 300 prison newspaper titles when completed. The first installment of six prison newspapers is now available for reading by Penn students, faculty, and staff on the JSTOR platform.
The Penn Libraries have added more than 28,000 ebooks from a dozen major university presses as part of our efforts to support off-campus scholarship and learning. Our new acquisition is the centerpiece of our collections responses to the COVID-19 crisis. Our purchase from the De Gruyter University Press Library covers all titles published from 2000 through the 2022 frontlists for these presses
voxgov ingests social media and official government releases published on thousands of U.S. federal government websites and from government Twitter, Facebook, and Youtube accounts from all branches of government from the year 2000 to just a few minutes ago.