Access to full-text national and international newspapers , including the New York Times, and the Times of London business and accounting information, biographical data, and some selected legal materials. News sources also include magazines, broadcast transcripts, and wire services. Among the document sources included are the U.S. Code and Federal Case Law, state codes and case law, and U.S. patents.
Note that many Congressional publications including bills and laws, the Congressional Record, the Federal Register and campaign finance and voting record data which were previously available in LEXIS/NEXIS are now accessible through a companion database, Congressional Universe.
JSTOR specializes in making available the back issues of journals in a wide variety of humanities and social science disciplines. Issues are available both as images and as text, making searching possible both within each title and across the whole database.
Penn's subscription currently includes all the available collections:
- the Arts & Sciences Collection I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII and the complement
- the Business II Collection
- the Biological Sciences Collection
- the Health & General Science Collection
- the Language and Literature Collection
- the Music Collection
- the 19th Century British Pamphlets
Access to journals from JSTOR is restricted to current Penn faculty, staff and students.
Printing from the JSTOR database requires downloading a helper application called JPrint.
Social, cultural, physical, biological, and linguistic anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, folklore, material culture, and interdisciplinary studies. Articles in related fields including art, demography, ethnohistory, folklore, geography, human genetics, international development, linguistics, religion, and sociology are also indexed. Languages included English (80%), French, German, Spanish, Polish, Italian, and others.
Holdings: Late 19th century to the present. Updated quarterly.
Covers cultural and social anthropology, archaeology, biological and physical anthropology, and linguistics. Languages include English, Spanish, French, German, Polish, Russian, Italian, and others.
Holdings: 1970 to the present. Limited data for the late 1960s.
Indexes education journals, 1983 - present. Some full-text. Topics include: Arts, Comparative Education, Competency-based Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Education, Government Funding, Higher Education, Language Arts, Multicultural/Ethnic Education, Parent-Teacher Relations, Preschool Education, School Administration, Science and Mathematics, Secondary Education, Special Education, Student Counseling, Teacher Education, Teacher Evaluation, and Teaching Methods.