Entries by Laura Blanchard

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“For the Health of the New Nation” — Digitizing 140,000 pages of early medical education records

PACSCL-ORGANIZED PROJECT TO DIGITIZE 140,000 PAGES OF EARLY MEDICAL EDUCATION RECORDS FROM SEVEN PHILADELPHIA LIBRARIES.  Two-year initiative headquartered at the College of Physicians of Philadelphia supported by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR).  The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) announced the 2018 awards in its Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives […]

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New Member: Wolfgram Memorial Library, Widener University

The PACSCL Board of Directors recently accepted the membership application of the Wolfgram Memorial Library of Widener University, welcoming the organization as its fortieth member. “The Philadelphia area enjoys the intellectual and economic contributions of a robust higher-education sector, and the records held at Widener University’s library will add an important new dimension to the […]

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Three Resources Offline December 26-January 1

–Will affect BiblioPhilly, Philadelphia Area Archives Research Portal, PACSCL Diaries Project– Researchers encouraged to download images and finding aids before the migration The servers housing the three PACSCL resources hosted at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries will be moving over the year-end break. They will be unavailable from Wednesday, December 26 through Tuesday, January 1. […]

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BiblioPhilly news: new interface now online!

NOTICE: THE UNDERLYING INTERFACE WILL BE OFFLINE DECEMBER 26-JANUARY 1. Some metadata on the interface may be searchable, but the images will not be available. Researchers are recommended to download manuscript images prior to December 26. Instructions for downloading bulk images are here. Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis is proud to announce the new interface to the hundreds […]

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New Member: The John J. Wilcox, Jr. Archives of the William Way LGBT Community Center

The PACSCL Board of Directors recently accepted the membership application of the John J. Wilcox, Jr. Archives of the William Way LGBT Community Center, welcoming the organization as its thirty-ninth member. “Philadelphia has been a city of firsts in the struggle for equal rights for LGBT individuals, and the John J. Wilcox, Jr. Archives has […]