Franklin Catalog contains:
Searchable, descriptive records of the holdings of all the Penn Libraries, excluding the Biddle Law Library, which has a separate Catalog called LOLA. Types of content includes
Location information for print works and links to available full-text are provided. The catalog includes materials that have been order or received, but not yet cataloged.
Franklin Catalog does not contain:
If your citation is a book, you will search Franklin from the Penn Libraries homepage.
Franklin will help you find the library in which the book is located, and the call number. You can search for a specific book by title, author, or ISBN. You can also do a keyword or subject keyword search to find books on a particular topic.
On the next page, click Catalog to limit your search results to eBooks, books, and other print material.
Other important resources for finding books:
If you have a complete article citation, search Franklin from the Penn Libraries homepage to find the full text of your article.
On the next page, click Articles+ to limit your search results to articles.
No luck? That doesn't mean we don't have access to the article - it could be available in print! Try searching the Catalog for the journal name as a next step.
Select Catalog and search using the journal name. If the library owns the journal, click on the journal name and confirm that they have the proper issue/volume/date by examining the item record page. If they do, you can request a scan of the article by selecting Digital Delivery (under locations where the journal is held).