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Diversity in the (Virtual) Stacks: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Posted on by Rebecca Stuhr
Origami tiger

Penn Libraries celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with an online pop-up exhibit. Current and former Penn students have recommended and described their favorite pieces of Asian Pacific American literature. Asian and Pacific Islander authors are diverse in origin and background and include writers whose ancestries reach back to East Asia, South Asia, and the Pacific Islands.

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Challenges and Changes in Humanities Publishing with a Spotlight on Classical Studies

Posted on by Rebecca Stuhr
Detail from Raphael's Disputa, used in the Bryn Mawr Classical Review header

Ancient studies, broadly speaking, can boast the Bryn Mawr Classical Review as the oldest continuously open-access online resource – predating arXiv by one year—as well as long-lived openly accessible platforms such as Perseus Digital Library, TOCS-IN, and Nestor, and newer groundbreaking platforms such as Open Context, tDAR, and Dickinson College Commentaries, to name just a few. 

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