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The Penn Libraries have acquired the South Africa 2011 Census Data Collection. This GIS data product offers detailed aggregate tables on South Africa's population from its 2011 Census with geographic querying and visualization capabilities.
The Mass Observation Project continues to compile the "Anthropology of Us" for Great Britain, starting in 1981 and building upon the original Mass Observation program that ran from 1937 to 1967.
The South African daily newspaper, Sowetan, has been digitized from its start as a commercial newspaper in 1981 through 2018 by Newsbank.
Le Monde, first published after the Liberation of Paris in World War II, is now available to Penn readers in page images with searchable fulltext from its first issue, dated 19 December 1944, through 2000. Le Monde is a newspaper of record for French and world affairs, distinguished by its analysis of events and its editorial content.
The Penn Libraries have become a founding member of Policy Commons, a new one-stop community platform for research from the world's leading policy experts, nonpartisan think tanks, IGOs and NGOs.
The Penn Libraries have acquired several digitized primary-source collections on British colonial Africa, Apartheid-era South Africa, and British missionary activities in African countries. These collections have been digitized from original sources by British Online Archives.
The Penn Libraries support open access publishing through funding for the ejournal Demography.
The Population Association of America has moved its journal Demography to platinum open access. The journal's changeover coincides with its shift to Duke University Press from Springer Publishing.
Consumer Pyramids Household Survey, produced by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), is the world's largest household panel survey, a continuous survey of more than 174,000 households in India. CPHS revisits its entire sample in three four-month waves each year, permitting longitudinal analysis starting in January 2014.
Presenting newspapers written and published by incarcerated people from within federal and state prisons nationwide, American Prison Newspapers, 1800-2020 : Voices From The Inside aims to offer a quarter-million page-images with searchable fulltext from more than 300 prison newspaper titles when completed. The first installment of six prison newspapers is now available for reading by Penn students, faculty, and staff on the JSTOR platform.