PACSCL Releases Tips for Inclusive Social Media Practices

March 24, 2021/by Beth Lander
Will Noel, Eric Pumroy, Celia Caust-Ellenbogen, David McKnight, and Holly Mengel preview a new Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis resource, September 2018.


February 16, 2021/by Beth Lander

Chronicling Resistance Receives an Additional $254,000 Grant

October 5, 2020/by Laura Blanchard
Picture of the Free Library of Philadelphia

Statement on Concerned Black Workers of the Free Library of Philadelphia

July 27, 2020/by Laura Blanchard
Screen capture of archived PACSCL homepage

PACSCL COVID-19 Web Archiving Project

July 15, 2020/by Laura Blanchard

Resources for Archivists and Librarians for Black Lives Matter and Racial Justice

As archivists and special collections professionals, we acknowledge our role in creating the historic record and the necessity of attending to the ethics of protecting confidentiality while documenting protests and police abuse.
June 2, 2020/by Laura Blanchard

PACSCL Calendar of Events

PACSCL events are designed to create learning and professional development opportunities for those employed at PACSCL member institutions. They also serve to create networks and improve collaborations among PACSCL staff and communities.
November 25, 2019/by Laura Blanchard

Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis — now on Internet Archive

Book of Hours, Use of Rome, Philadelphia Museum of Art 1945-65-13.…
November 13, 2019/by Laura Blanchard

Interpreting your Islamicate Manuscripts

October 3, 2019/by Laura Blanchard

New grant extends PACSCL’s Women’s Activism Project

March 28, 2019/by Laura Blanchard
Photo of eight people mostly women, in a nineteenth century operating room.

New Year, New Data: In Her Own Right Project Update

What better way to celebrate all those members of the House of…
February 6, 2019/by Laura Blanchard
University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Ms. Coll. 225, item 14. No copyright. Manuscript notebook kept by Robert Maxwell, a student at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. This particular volume contains Maxwell’s notes on lectures delivered by Benjamin Rush during 1807 and 1808. The front of the volume, pictured here, contains a sketch by Maxwell depicting Rush’s views on the nature of fever.

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

January 8, 2019/by Laura Blanchard