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Fair Use and Dr. Seuss

Posted on by Christine Weller
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What can "Oh the Places You'll Go!" teach us about fair use? 

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The Ethics of Information: Meet ACS Fellow and Chemistry Librarian Judith Currano

Posted on by Rebecca Ortenberg
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Head of the chemistry library Judith Currano shares her thoughts on chemical information, ethics in chemistry, and teaching in the era of COVID-19.

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Medical Librarian Richard James Confronts Public Health Challenges In the Midst of COVID-19

Posted on by Gretchen Stiteler
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We recently spoke with Nursing Liaison Librarian Richard James about COVID-19, his involvement in public health projects, and his perspective on the emergent field of implementation research.

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University of Pennsylvania Libraries Announces Inaugural Endowed Curator of Judaica Digital Humanities

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Emily Esten has been named the inaugural Arnold and Deanne Kaplan Collection of Early American Judaica Curator of Digital Humanities.

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Ready, Set, Go!: the Penn Libraries Prepares for a New Semester

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How are our librarians focusing their energies as the new semester begins?

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Librarian and Poet Sharon Black Looks Back on her Career at Penn

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We recently spoke with Black about librarianship, poetic practice, her career at Penn, and her plans for retirement.

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On the Eve of His Retirement, Librarian Richard Griscom Reflects on His Career at Penn

Posted on by Rebecca Ortenberg
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Richard Griscom says the most rewarding thing about working at Penn Libraries has remained the same, regardless of his role: “It’s the imaginative, creative people who work well together and support each other who kept me at Penn for sixteen years.”

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Penn Libraries Releases Strategic Plan 2020-2025

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Through vision and mission statements, shared organizational values, and four core strategic priorities, the plan aligns the Libraries’ work with the Penn Compact 2022 pillars of inclusion, innovation, and impact and the University’s goal of advancing knowledge for good.

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Penn Libraries Marks Open Access Week with New Guide for Scholars

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In recognition of International Open Access Week, the Penn Libraries has released a new guide for scholars who may want to learn more about open-access options to improve the discoverability and visibility of their work. 

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Fall Semester with the Penn Libraries

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The Libraries’ dedicated staff, diverse collections, and specialized services are at the ready to help every member of the Penn community make the most of this unprecedented new school year.

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