Access to the College Green area of campus will be restricted until further notice. Current students, faculty, and staff with a valid Penn card, as well as Alumni Weekend attendees with name badges, may enter and exit Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center through the Rosengarten Undergraduate Study Center on the ground floor, and may enter and exit the Fisher Fine Arts Library through the 34th Street entrance to Meyerson Hall. See our Service Alerts for details.

About Our Collections

Our collections represent the Penn Libraries’ vast information resources as well as the preservation of those resources in many forms. Books, journals, and other printed and digital materials join carefully curated artifacts of cultural and human heritage to advance research and scholarship at Penn and beyond.

Students look at special collection folios in the Museum Library
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Collage of Manuscripts from the Collection.
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A lecture in the Henry Charles Lea Library.