The main entrance to the Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center is now open. Van Pelt Library and the Fisher Fine Arts Library are currently open to Penn Card holders, Penn affiliates, and certain visitors. See our Service Alerts for details.

Barbara Bates Center Seminar Series

Organized by the Barbara Bates Center for the History of Nursing in collaboration with the Penn Libraries, this series brings scholars to Penn’s campus for engaging talks on important topics in healthcare.

Black and white photograph of five nurses browsing books around a table in a library space


Image Credit: Mercy Douglass Library, Class of 1959, Mercy-Douglas Hospital Collection, The Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing.