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Pharmaceutical Industry

This guide provides resources for researching the pharmaceutical industry, focusing on business aspects.

Finding Books in Penn's Collection

Use Franklin, Penn Libraries' catalog. Sample searches:

Type  "pharmaceutical industry" (use quotes to search for phrases) and select Keyword Expert from the field list.

        Sample title: Digital health and patient data: empowering patients in the healthcare ecosystem. By Disa Choun and Anca Petre. New York : Routledge, 2023.

Type  pharmaceutical industry. Select Subject Heading Keyword from the field list.
         Sample title: Capitalizing a cure: how finance controls the price and value of medicines. By Victor Roy. Berkeley, CA : University of California Press, 2023.

Type  drug development. Select Subject Heading Browse from the field list.
         Sample title: For blood and money: billionaires, biotech and the quest for a blockbuster drug. By Nathan Vardi. New York, NY : WW Norton, Inc., 2023.

If Penn does not own a particular title or if a book that you want is checked out, search the BorrowDirect or E-ZBorrow catalogs. Books requested from one of our partner institutions generally arrive within 3-5 business days.

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