Featured Collections

The Penn Libraries' global collections encompass hundreds of languages and scripts across a broad range of subject areas, preserving the rich cultural and scholarly record from Africa, East Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and South Asia. Read about some of our unique recent acquisitions.

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Award-Winning Children's Books

This new collection centers diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. Find a selection on the first floor of the Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center.

Ms. Codex 243, an Italian compendium of Aristotle's Nichomachean ethics
  • Book Talk
  • Kislak
March 23, 2023

Coffee with a Codex: Italian Aristotle

An informal lunch or coffee time to meet virtually with Kislak curators and talk about one of the manuscripts from Penn's collections. Each week we'll feature a different manuscript and the expertise of one of our curators.

  • 12:00pm - 12:30pm
  • Zoom
Open to the Public
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  • Workshop
March 23, 2023

LaTeX User Group

Writing a thesis or dissertation? Interested in publishing? Formatting a resume? Just want to learn a new skill? Come check out the LaTeX user group! No experience required.

  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Goldstein Electronic Classroom (Room 114), Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center
Open to Penn Students, Faculty, and Staff
Mar 23
  • Workshop
March 23, 2023

Where to Publish for the Health Sciences Community

This class will outline current scholarly communication practices, review publishing options and consider strategies for selecting journals in which to publish. You will learn the tools that will aid in the selection and evaluation of journals, the influence of journal impact factors, and the implications of open-access publishing for your scientific work. 

  • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Online
Open to Penn Students, Faculty, and Staff