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Veterans Upward Bound Library Resources : Overview

Veterans Upward Bound @ Penn

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The TRIO Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) Program at the University of Pennsylvania is a free, non-credited, non-profit, pre-college program federally funded with a grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The primary goal of TRIO VUB is to prepare eligible veterans to enter college, be successful in college, and to graduate from college.

Get help

There are several ways to get in touch:

  • Visit the Van Pelt Library Information Desk.
    A librarian is at the desk
    • Monday- Thursday, 8:30 A.M. - 8 P.M.,
    • Friday, 8:30 A.M.- 6 P.M.,
    • Saturday, 12 P.M.- 5 P.M.,
    • Sunday, 12:00 P.M - 5 P.M.
           Van Pelt Reference Desk
  • Email Gina Pambianchi, library contact for VUB.
  • Chat with a librarian
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  • Call the information desk at (215) 898-7555.

    Please feel free to ask us any questions you might have about Penn and your classes. We will answer or help whenever we can. For some class work, we will refer you to another campus resource for assistance. 

Math Resources

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Finding and Borrowing Books, DVDs, and Other Library Materials

You can check out two items at a time from the Penn Libraries. Books can be checked out for 28 days and can be renewed. DVDs can be checked out for 6 weeks and can only  be renewed once.

Franklin Library Catalog
Look up books by title, author, subject, or keyword. This catalog also contains DVDs, CDs, and other library materials. To see the location of a book, click on "See Shelf Location" in the library location box on the right.

See shelf location

This will give you a map showing the floor number and general area where the book is shelved. For more information on reading call numbers, click here. Feel free to get in touch with any questions. 


Upcoming Workshops at Weigle Infomation Commons

Click here to see a complete calendar of upcoming workshops at Weigle Information Commons

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