The University of Pennsylvania Libraries offers services to faculty to support research and teaching activities. Feel free to contact Doug or Stephen for more information.
E-Resources Explore our digital databases, e-journals, e-books, e-reference works, and more. Franklin is the Penn Libraries' online catalog.
FacultyEXPRESS Standing faculty may use FacultyEXPRESS to obtain books, journal and conference articles, and we'll take care of getting them to you.
BorrowDirect and EZBorrow offer "expedited interlibrary loan" services by letting you search a combined catalog and directly request books not currently available at Penn; most books arrive within 3-5 working days. BorrowDirect provides access to the collections of the other Ivy League institutions as well as MIT, Johns Hopkins, Universy of Chicago, Duke and Stanford. EZBorrow provides access to the collections over over 60 academic institutions across Pennsylvania and nearby states.
Interlibrary Loan is available to all faculty and provides access to books and articles not held within Penn's collections.
Need Proxy Borrowers? Up to 5 Penn people can be designated as proxy borrowers for you. See the Faculty Proxy Borrower Registration form for details.
One-on-one personalized research consultations/orientations in your office or at the library. Please contact Doug or Stephen for an appointment.
To support student learning, Doug and Stephen can
Canvas, Course Reserves, and Scanning