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Welcome to Penn Libraries!
This guide is designed to help in your work in Urban Research. Use the navigation pane at left to get started.
Collections of interest
Fisher Fine Arts Library
Covers: City Planning, Historic Preservation, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, History of Art, Studio Art
Located 2nd floor of Van Pelt Library. Covers: Real Estate, Transportation, Consumer Behavior, Insurance, etc.
Located in the academic wing of the Penn Museum. Covers: Anthropology, Ethnography, etc.
Van Pelt Library - Urban Studies
Area of emphasis housed in Van Pelt Library
Biddle Law Library
Penn's law collection has a separate catalog. Access to law collections and spaces is mostly restricted to law students and faculty, so email or chat with library staff there first.
Navigating the Libraries
Start your library research by navigating to Franklin, the Penn Libraries home page. In order to see request options and statuses, check your account, and be directed to electronic journals, log in using the "Login" button at the upper right.
Fisher Fine Arts Librarian
To book a library space for study or meeting, see the below registration pages: