Search for print and online books, videos, journals by journal title. Register for Books by Mail and have Penn books sent to you. You must have an email address in the Penn Directory. Send purchase requests to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Biddle Law Library has a separate online catalog and holdings listed here are not in Franklin Catalog.
HathiTrust COVID-19 Temporary Access to some print works
HathiTrust has opened up digital versions of some Penn books that we have in print. Click the yellow “LOG IN” button / Select: University of Pennsylvania / Click Continue / Log in with PennKey and password / Search for resources accessible, which includes many works we normally only have in print. Works can be checked out briefly, with renew options, and cannot be downloaded.
Libraries beyond Penn: Search books from other libraries
BorrowDirect is now operational for those libraries able to supply works. EZ Borrow is expected to be restored in a few weeks. 9/2020
Search multiple academic libraries and request books not owned or available at Penn. Advanced Search offers greater functionality. You will receive 3 emails - request received, shipped, ready for pickup. Also, through this link, on the left, access interlibrary loan request forms for books (not available in BorrowDirect/E-ZBorrow) and journal articles not available online. BorrowDirect loan=16 weeks, E-ZBorrow=12 weeks.
See: Reciprocal Borrowing Agreements including On Site BorrowDirect Borrowing | Borrow Direct Members | E-Z Borrow Academic libraries in PA,NJ,WV.
Keep up with recent book publishing and discover works not owned by Penn or our partner libraries. Search by keyword, author, or known subject heading words. Set the sort to date to see the most recent works. Use this sources to identify works and make purchase requests.
Searchable E-Book Platforms and Collections
Penn Libraries has access to selected content on many platforms. In most cases, there are records for individual ebooks in the Franklin Catalog.
Access selected online books from this platform, searchable in full-text. After search, check box for "Owned and subscribed to by my library." Titles owned or subscribed on this site are also in the Franklin Catalog.
HeinOnlineLegal research database containing fulltext documents (PDF) organized into collections including: Legal Classics, Law Journal Library, U.S. Supreme Court Library, U.S. Federal Legislative History Library, Treaties and Agreements Library, Subject Compilations of State Laws, and the United Nations Law Collection.
Fulltext publications and statistical information from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) covering agriculture and food, education and skills, emerging economies and transition economies, employment, energy, enterprise, industry, and trade, environment and sustainable development, finance and investment, general economics and future studies, governance, international development, nuclear energy, science and information technology, social issues and migration, statistics sources and methods, taxation, territorial economy, and transport. NOTE: Some of the statistical data tools in SourceOECD require Internet Explorer.