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28,000 New EBooks: 20 Years of University Press Titles

Posted on by Lauris Olson
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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

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Yoga in Yuma, Pizza in Peoria — What's It Cost? Use the C2ER Cost of Living Index Calculator

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The C2ER Regional Economic Data Toolkit includes the Cost of Living Index Calculator and three databases on U.S. state business and economic development programs. C2ER's COLI has been the most consistent source of city-to-city cost comparisons quarterly for decades. 

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voxgov: 50 Million U.S. Federal Government News Items

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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.

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16,764 Oxford University Press Ebooks (and Counting)

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Penn readers may now view and download 16,764 scholarly Oxford University Press ebooks available in the Oxford Scholarship Online ebooks collection. Oxford Scholarship Online brings together Oxford University Press-imprint titles in 20 subject areas, published from 1963 through today. OSO's strengths are in philosophy, religion, history political science, law, and literature

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US Municipal Governments Survey Datasets: Smart Cities, Sustainability, Immigrant Communities, and More

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The Penn Libraries have expanded our collection of ICMA research survey datasets, adding 18 new surveys to our existing holdings. The International City/County Management Association conducts national surveys of all U.S. counties and ~8,000 U.S. municipalities with populations of 2,500 or greater on topics of interest to local governments.

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Cabinet Papers of the Stormont Administration (Northern Ireland), 1921-1972

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The Penn Libraries have acquired the digitized archival collection, Northern Ireland : A divided community, 1921-1972. The collection presents the Cabinet Conclusion files of the Northern Ireland Government, the devolved executive for British administration in Northern Ireland following the partition of Ireland in 1920.

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Philadelphia Daily News, New York Daily News, and Northeast U.S. papers online

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The ProQuest Historical Newspapers : U.S. Northeast Collection brings searchable page-image backfile runs of a dozen regional newspapers from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and Vermont. Four titles included in the collection have runs starting in the 19th century.

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New foreign newspapers online: Irish Times and Jerusalem Post

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The Penn Libraries have added two important foreign newspapers to its collection of historic fulltext news sources, the Irish Times and the Jerusalem Post. The Irish Times, published in Dublin, reports on the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. The Jerusalem Post, founded in 1932 as an independent daily broadsheet with a Zionist voice, the Palestine Post, is the leading English-language Israeli newspaper.

 

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GEOBASE — geography, geology, oceanography, international development

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The Penn Libraries have added GEOBASE to its collection of online article indexes.

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Criminal Justice Abstracts upgrades with fulltext

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Criminal Justice Abstracts is the leading database for finding journal articles in criminology and related fields. The Penn Libraries have upgraded our subscription to include full text for several hundred academic journals, trade publications, magazines, and conference papers and proceedings.

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