The Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation has launched the Uyghur Human Rights web archive, preserving web resources documenting the displacement and repression of Uyghurs, Uzbeks, Tatars, and Kyrgyz peoples in East Turkestan/Xinjiang.
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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.
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.
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.
A selection of novels, memoirs, histories, and poetry collections chosen by our librarians for Native American Heritage Month.
Elizabeth Fee, who died in 2018, is probably most known for her work documenting and analyzing the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
The Penn Libraries collections include 19th and 20th century Sanskrit series that made old, rare, and foundational Sanskrit texts available to a wide-ranging audience.
Thanks to a generous gift from Lawrence J. Schoenberg, grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, and private donations, SCETI has spent the past 25 years digitizing collections and making them available online.