Use these terms and subject headings (as well as those you select on your own) when searching for resources in Franklin or other journal and book databases.
These resources provide contextual information.
First, use Franklin to identify the book's library and call number. Books may be located in Van Pelt, Fine Arts, and Museum libraries. Using the "request" button in Franklin, you can also ask that books be sent from one library to be picked up at another.
What if the book you are looking for is checked out or worse yet missing? You have access to the collections of all of the Ivy League libraries (Borrow Direct), all of the Pennsylvania and surrounding libraries (EZ Borrow), and in fact most of the libraries in this country (ILL). We have access to more than a billion journal and newspaper articles and book chapters, but we don't have access to all of them. What do you do when doesn't connect you to the article. It can be as easy as clicking the "get it" button:
To learn more about all of your options, visit a guide that describes EZ Borrow, Borrow Direct, ILL, and more.
Since the pandemic, we have extensively expanded our electronic book collection for Oxford, Cambridge, Bloomsbury, De Gruyter, Brill, and more.
For assistance with research, locating and getting resources, or any other research or resource related question, please contact, Rebecca Stuhr
Librarian Specialist for Classical Studies.
Van Pelt 216
stuhrreb @ upenn . edu
You may already have citations of relevance to the text on which you are working. These resources will help you find an online or text version of the cited work.
For information on using different citation management tools connect to: http://guides.library.upenn.edu/citationmgmt
Access Penn's subscription to the Chicago Manuel Online
For good examples for a variety of formats see the Excelsior Owl formatting guides connect to: