The Penn Libraries’ Featured Books covered a variety of topics and themes this year, and many of the book lists were curated by experts in the subject matter or relevant campus and community groups. The December Featured Books and Films selections come at the recommendations of Libraries staff who personally enjoyed them, and this diverse list offers something for everyone.
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Since the beginning of 2021 the Penn Libraries has added over 200 works about the the Catholic Inquisitions, which complement and support the extraordinary text and manuscript holdings of the Henry Charles Lea Library.
“Linked data is the language of the web,” says Beth Camden, Director of Information Processing. “It’s building the infrastructure that makes the web better.”
Learn about the Penn Libraries' collection of African cinema, which encompasses productions from the booming Nollywood in Nigeria to the lesser known films of faraway Madagascar, and everywhere in between.
University of Pennsylvania Libraries Announces Brigitte Weinsteiger as Inaugural Gershwind & Bennett Family Associate Vice Provost for Collections and Scholarly Communications
A selection of novels, memoirs, histories, and poetry collections chosen by our librarians for Native American Heritage Month.
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.
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.
Elizabeth Fee, who died in 2018, is probably most known for her work documenting and analyzing the HIV/AIDS epidemic.