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Two maroon chains linked

January 16, 2017

New URLs for Off-Campus Resources

All off-campus URLs for library resources have been updated. Access to resources through the library's website remains seamless, but users who have bookmarks are advised to contact the library or click through for instructions on how to update their URLs.

Roxy Swails with Lauren Cesanek ’15

January 13, 2017

Information literacy grants awarded to four faculty

Professors from environmental science, government & law, economics, and chemistry have received grants sponsored jointly by the Library and the Provost's Office.
Benjamin Franklin National Memorial

January 6, 2017

Historical Philadelphia Inquirer and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette now available

Databases provide full-text images of the newspapers from their first issues in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries through the end of the twentieth century.

Co-Director of Digital Scholarship Services, James Griffin

January 4, 2017

Digital Scholarship Services Welcomes New Co-Director

DSS recently welcomed James Griffin as the new co-Director for Research and Development. James is excited to execute a vision for DSS anchored in the values of open-source collaboration and digital library preservation.

January 3, 2017

Recent library acquisitions list posted

Includes book, film and browsing acquisitions, viewable by subject, department, or call number.
Lynn Nottage

December 15, 2016

Playwright Lynn Nottage presents Hatfield Lecture

Nottage, a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright whose latest play, Sweat, explores the social effects of industrial decline in the U.S., will visit campus on February 1.

Cover of exhibition catalog for "A True Friend of the Cause: Lafayette and the Anti-Slavery Movement"

December 6, 2016

In NYC: Lafayette and the Anti-Slavery Movement

Exhibit at the Grolier Club features Lafayette letters from Skillman's collection
Image of map screenshot

October 25, 2016

DSS Supports Original Undergraduate Research Using GIS

John Clark, Data Visualization GIS Librarian at Skillman Library Digital Scholarship Services, supports Molly Leech '17 in incorporating a geographic component in her Anthropology and Sociology senior thesis.

Project Hydra logo

October 19, 2016

Skillman Joins the Project Hydra Community

Skillman Library Digital Scholarship Services partners with Project Hydra, a multi-institutional collaborative community that develops open source software solutions for digital asset management in academic libraries and cultural heritage institutions.
Profile picture of James Griffin

October 17, 2016

Swift Poems Project Gains Visibility in Austria

Digital Library Developer James Griffin of Digital Scholarship Services recently presented on the Swift Poems Project at the Digital Scholarly Editions as Interfaces Conference at Graz University in Austria.