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The University has recently completed some important upgrades and configuration changes to wireless networking on campus and for Penn community members off-campus. One highlight is enabling eduroam access for students, staff, and faculty.  

March 11, 2019

On Tuesday we will roll out a change to Franklin that eliminates the much-unloved iframe in which availability information displays. The March 2019 Alma release corrects a bug that prevented us from releasing this feature in August 2018 as originally planned.


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March 11, 2019

In July of 2019, I gave a paper at the 13th International Conference on Performance Measures in Libraries --the oldest and most venerable library assessment conference, held in Aberystwyth, Wales.  The paper discusses development of the Resources Sharing Assessment Tool (RSAT) created collaboratively by Penn and the Ivy Plus Library Confederation (IPLC).  After a brief overview of the IPLC, the paper explores a major problem of library assessment, that is, the paucity of access to troves of i

October 15, 2019

On 5/23, the Web Unit demo'd interconnections on our Drupal site. Events-and-exhibits is our latest poster child: By filling out a single form, you get...

May 30, 2019