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Penn Libraries Announces Warhol@Penn Again Series

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Warhol @ Penn Again Exhibitions and Symposium

The Penn Libraries is pleased to announce Warhol@Penn Again, a series of exhibitions and programs celebrating the career of the King of Pop Art Andy Warhol during the period 1965-1968.

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“Translating Warhol,” a Symposium

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Warhol @ Penn Again  Exhibitions and Symposium

The international symposium, to be held June 23-24, is supported by a grant from the Terra Foundation for American Art.

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Penn Libraries Joins Elsevier Open Access Pilot

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As part of this three-year pilot, authors who have published with many Elsevier journals and who were affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania at the time of publication will retroactively have their articles made open access.

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Penn Libraries Releases Digital Strategy 2022-2024

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The strategy presents a broad vision to plan, implement, scale, and sustain digital technologies and practices that enable Penn students, researchers, scholars, and their collaborators to function skillfully and competitively in a digital world.

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Gift to the Penn Libraries Creates Zilberman Family Director of the Lippincott Library and Positions Study of Jewish Sound to Thrive

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Marcella Barnhart is the first Zilberman Family Director of the Lippincott Library of the Wharton School.

The $750,000 gift establishes the Zilberman Family Director of the Lippincott Library of the Wharton School and also supports the care and maintenance of the Libraries’ extensive Jewish music and sound collection, making it more available and accessible for study and research. 

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University of Pennsylvania Libraries Announces Sean Quimby as Director of Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies

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Sean Quimby

Quimby will lead the SIMS team as they continue to expand their programs, fellowships, and initiatives in alignment with their mission to bring manuscript culture, modern technology and people together to bring access to and understanding of intellectual heritage locally and around the world.

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University of Pennsylvania Libraries Announces Emily Morton-Owens as Associate Vice Provost for Technology and Digital Initiatives

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Emily Morton-Owens

In this role, she will lead and work with colleagues across the Libraries and the University to plan, implement, scale, and sustain digital technologies and practices that enable Penn students, researchers, scholars, and their collaborators to function skillfully and competitively in a digital world.  

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HuMetricsHSS Initiative Receives $650,000 Mellon Grant

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The funding will continue the work of the Humane Metrics for the Humanities and Social Sciences initiative, led by an international group of individuals from the academic and non-profit sectors.

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University of Pennsylvania Libraries Receives Major Gift of Photographic Plates by Edward S. Curtis

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The gift to the Penn Libraries complements holdings across the University, making Penn a major center for research and work on Curtis, one of the most prolific American photographers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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