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Penn Libraries

Featured Collections

The Penn Libraries' global collections encompass hundreds of languages and scripts across a broad range of subject areas, preserving the rich cultural and scholarly record from Africa, East Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and South Asia. Read about some of our unique recent acquisitions.

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Exploring Chinese Internet Literature

To more accurately reflect the diversity of literature in China, the Penn Libraries has made a special effort to add recent internet novels that have been published in print form to our collection.


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  • Workshop
May 22, 2024

Copyright Chat: Authorship and Generative AI

In this copyright chat, copyright advisor Stephen Wolfson will discuss authorship in copyright law and when works generated by artificial intelligence may qualify for copyright protection.

  • 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Meyerson Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center
Open to the Public
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  • Workshop
May 27, 2024

Canvas 101 for Faculty and Staff

This workshop will introduce basic Canvas functions that will allow participants to do the following: set profile and notifications; navigate the Canvas interface; create content for a Canvas site; and post files, images, and videos.

  • 12:00pm - 12:45pm
  • Virtual
Open to Penn Students, Faculty, and Staff