Invitation to Open House Events for the Penn Community

  This blog post was originally published on Beprexit, a Penn Libraries blog written by our Scholarly Communication team.   The following is an invitation we sent out to our community for upcoming open houses we are hosting. If you are here on campus, we hope you will drop by! In October, Penn Libraries made the announcement that we would … Continue reading Invitation to Open House Events for the Penn Community

Intern Reflections: Pete Williams, Fisher Fine Arts Library Intern

TRL's newly redesigned internship program launched in June 2017. At the halfway point, we thought we'd let them share their thoughts and experiences on the past 6 months. In this 6-part series, each TRL intern will provide their reflections on their work thus far at the Penn Libraries. What is your name and title? Pete … Continue reading Intern Reflections: Pete Williams, Fisher Fine Arts Library Intern

Intern Reflections: Amanda McCollom, Digital Media and Design Intern

TRL's newly redesigned internship program launched in June 2017. At the halfway point, we thought we'd let them share their thoughts and experiences on the past 6 months. In this 6-part series, each TRL intern will provide their reflections on their work thus far at the Penn Libraries. What is your name and title? Amanda … Continue reading Intern Reflections: Amanda McCollom, Digital Media and Design Intern

“Let’s Look at One Another”: Ways of Seeing at the Reference Desk

“Oh. It goes so fast. We don’t have time to look at one another,” says Emily Webb in Thornton Wilder’s metatheatrical three-act play Our Town. After an early death from childbirth, Emily joins the rest of the spirits of deceased town members in the graveyard. Made with the clarity of mind death has endowed, Emily’s … Continue reading “Let’s Look at One Another”: Ways of Seeing at the Reference Desk