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New Student Orientation: Welcome

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Welcome to the Penn Libraries! We invite you to visit us in person and explore this online hub to discover the library collections, expertise, and services available to you as a Penn student.

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Visit us during NSO

Stop by the Penn Libraries Showcase on Wednesday, August 23, from 12pm to 2pm, to meet our librarians and learn more about library services and resources at your fingertips! Find program details here.  

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Quick start guide

Looking for a quick list of services and resources to get started? We've got you covered! We've picked out a few key webpages to help you make the most of your library experience.

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Get to know our librarians and libraries

Meet our librarians in person during NSO (or get to know them virtually through a video introduction) and find out more about the network of libraries at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Follow the Penn Libraries online

Keep up to date with what's happening at the library! Sign up for our email list, follow our main accounts on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, and connect with many of our individual libraries and programs.

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