On Sunday, December 10, 2023, 12:00 - 2:00 AM, Franklin, Colenda, and other Libraries applications may be unavailable due to a necessary system upgrade. Articles+ will be unaffected.


Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Culture


One of the most popular and actively researched sub-genres today is Afrofuturism, and our collection is strong and growing.

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G. Holmes Perkins Library

The Fisher Fine Arts Library’s Rare Book and Special Collections constitute the G. Holmes Perkins Library, named after the School of Fine Arts (today’s Weitzman School of Design) transformative dean who directed the school from 1950 through 1971.

Postcard from Trinidad, Port of Spain.

Indo-Caribbean Collection

Penn Libraries has a substantive Indo-Caribbean collection that strives to reveal histories, communities, and cultural expressions that have remained underrepresented in most research libraries.

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Materials Library Collection

The Fisher Fine Arts Materials Library hosts thousands of material samples ranging from traditional construction materials to emergent and novel materials.