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How to search for a journal name, book title, or article citation.

  • Search Penn   Text Citation Linker by DOI, article citation details, journal name, or ISSN.
  • Search the Franklin: Catalog by book title or journal name. (Preferred for book title searches and also to double check journal and newspaper title-level holdings).
  • Enter keywords from a journal article reference into Franklin Articles+.
  • If we do not have a work:
    • Request materials from libraries beyond Penn (see below) and/or
    • Send purchase suggestions to Patty Lynn.

How to Request Delivery of Penn Library Items

How to Request Materials from Libraries beyond Penn

Borrow Direct



1) BorrowDirect (BD) and E-ZBorrow (EZ)  

  • Borrow books not available at Penn.
  • Keep for six weeks with one six week renewal.
  • BD allows for on-site borrowing.

2) Interlibrary Loan (request services outside of BD/EZ)

Faculty Express - For standing faculty only, includes delivery of Penn and non-Penn items.

Resources for finding....

Education News

BrowZine to Browse Latest Issues of Journals

Use the BrowZine Web Interface or the BrowZine App to

  • Browse recent issues of scholarly journals
  • Create up to four bookshelves of up to sixteen titles.

BrowZine does not list all the journals to which Penn subscribes and only allows for searching by journal title, ISSN, and broad subject categories. 

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Patty Lynn
Librarian for the Graduate School of Education

Please email be directly with your library-related questions, purchase suggestions, class visit requests, and to schedule individual or group appointments.

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