October 20, 2014

William Noel to Head Penn Libraries’ Special Collections Center and Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies

From the U. of Pennsylvania: William Noel has been appointed as the University of Pennsylvania Libraries’ director of the Special Collections Center and founding director of the Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies. “Will Noel is one of the few working scholars today with the training, experience and vision to lead SIMS into the future and […]

Resource Discovery: U. of Penn Libraries Launches “Unique at Penn” Blog

This is a great idea! We would be very happy to learn about other libraries/archives doing the same type of thing. It’s an example of both very useful (for both the library and library user) and very practical marketing. From Penn Current: Libraries hold treasures. Yet not everyone has the time or opportunity to stroll […]

Penn Libraries to Launch New Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies with $20 Million Manuscript Collection Gift

From an Announcement: The Penn Libraries have received a major collection of 280 Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts, valued at over $20 million, from long-time benefactors and Library Board members Lawrence J. Schoenberg (C’53, WG’57, PAR’93) and Barbara Brizdle Schoenberg. To promote the use of this and other manuscript collections at Penn, the Libraries will create […]