Entries by Laura Blanchard

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Bibliotheca Philadelphia — now on Internet Archive

Turn pages on your desktop! Download entire manuscripts to your tablet! Compare pages from different manuscripts using IIIF! Earlier this fall, the BiblioPhilly project team uploaded all 475 manuscripts to the Internet Archive, offering new possibilities for researchers and the general public. The collection, which can be reached at http://archive.org/details/bibliotheca-philadelphiensis, can be searched by date, […]

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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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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 […]