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(Fri Apr 25 02:21:01 2014)

Restricted Visitor Access During Spring 2014 Reading Days and the Final Exam Period (May 1-13)  (Posted on: 24-APR-14)
Visitor access to the Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center, the Fisher Fine Arts Library, and Biddle Law Library will be restricted during the Spring 2014 reading days and final exam period, May 1-13.
Indigenous Peoples: North America  (Posted on: 01-APR-14)
Covers the history of American Indian tribes and supporting organizations through a comprehensive collection of primary source material, including manuscripts, monographs, newspapers, photographs, motion pictures, images of artwork, and more. There is particularly strong coverage of early missions (Moravian and Jesuit), early encounters (Iroquois Indians: A Documentary History, extensive collection of travel narratives), Indian Schools, civil Rights organizations and Native American/government affairs.
Nineteenth Century Collections Online Archive (NCCO)  (Posted on: 01-APR-14)
NCCO brings together primary sources from a variety of archives, microfilm, and repositories. Collections, including photographs are accessible through enhanced metadata and enriched searching capabilities. Penn now has access to the following collections: British Politics and Society, British Theatre, Music, and Literature, Photography: The World Through the Lens, and Women: Transnational Networks. Start your search from ECCO (Eighteenth Century Collections Online) and you can search NCCO, ECCO, and Indigenous Peoples together.
Oxford Scholarly Editions Online  (Posted on: 28-MAR-14)
OSEO provides an interlinked collection of authoritative Oxford editions of major works from the humanities. This content constitutes a cornerstone of research in the fields of English Literature, as well as Philosophy, History, and Religion. Each title within the collection presents the full text of the work, as established by an authoritative editor, accompanied by the editors record of important variations in that text, and interpretative and explanatory notes. Most also have introductions placing the work and the author in a historical context, and explaining the editorial principles and the history of the text. (From Product Overview)
The Works of Ben Jonson Online  (Posted on: 28-MAR-14)
The Works of Ben Jonson Online presents a fully searchable version of the Print Edition, including all the original introductions, collations, and commentary, but...extends the Print Edition with a large and flexible array of textual and contextual materials. The textual components consist of hundreds of digital images and dozens of searchable old-spelling transcriptions of the early printed versions of Jonsons texts and some of the major manuscripts. In addition, the Online Edition includes a comprehensive body of essays and archives...around 90 old-spelling texts, 550 contextual documents, 80 essays, several hundred high-quality images, and 100 music scores; it lists details of more than 1300 stage performances, and has a cross-linked bibliography of over 7000 items. - from the resource's About page
National Review Archive (1955-present)  (Posted on: 27-MAR-14)
Complete indexing, abstracting, and full text coverage for all issues 1955 to the present, providing coverage of political, economic, social, and cultural issues and trends.
Attention all Birders! Birds of North America now available ONLINE  (Posted on: 20-FEB-14)
From the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, this database provides comprehensive life histories for over 716 species of birds breeding in the USA and Canada.
University of Pennsylvania Press ebooks via JSTOR  (Posted on: 30-JAN-14)
More than 850 e-books published by the University of Pennsylvania Press are now available through JSTOR, recent Penn Museum titles, too!
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