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Library Resources for Penn Staff: Online learning, spaces & services

An guide to library resources and services of general interest to staff at Penn.

Online Learning

Special Collections and Exhibits

Explore the Penn Libraries' vast special collections and rare materials through our events and exhibits. Visit the Kislak Center for more information.

 Nadar élevant la Photographie à la hauteur de l'Art ("Nadar elevating Photography to Art")

Study and Meeting Spaces

Collaborative Classroom


Penn Libraries hosts a number of classrooms as teaching, workshop, and meeting spaces.

EC Group Study

Group Study Rooms

Group study rooms, seating 5-6 people, are available throughout Penn Libraries for reservation by the Penn Community for collaborative work and meetings. Many rooms are equipped with technology for video conferencing and recording.

Lippincott Seminar Room

Seminar and Meeting Rooms

Larger seminar and meeting rooms are available for reservation by the Penn Community for meetings and events. Most rooms are equipped with video conferencing and screen sharing software.

Media Production

Recording room with lights, chairs, camera, and greenscreenThe Penn Libraries offer a host of services related to media production, including video and audio editing, graphic design, and equipment lending.

3D Printing and Scanning

Learn more about 3D printing at the Holman Biotech Commons and Education Commons. 3D scanning is available at the Education Commons and Fisher Fine Arts Library.


3D Print of the Human Brain

Materials Library

The Materials Library is housed in the Fisher Fine Arts Library and includes thousands of sample related to construction, design and innovation. Search or browse the Materials Library Database to find them.

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