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A Visit to Almanac’s Website
September 2, 2008, Volume 55, No. 2

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Almanac is available on the web at www.upenn.edu/almanac. Above is Almanac’s home page and an explanation of what is available from the website.

1 The date and current temperature in Philadelphia. Click on weather logo to get the forecast and weather information for other cities.

2 Search for Almanac articles from all issues since 1954. Use quotation marks around a phrase to narrow the search: “summer camps” yields 92 documents as compared to 197 documents for summer camps.

3 Express Almanac: Subscribe to receive e-mails with links to breaking news, the latest issue or the AT PENN Calendar.

4 RSS feeds provide you with the most recent headlines and other news articles delivered directly to your computer or other web-enabled device.

5 Printer-friendly version of the page—no menus, icons or other navigation items, just news-related text and images.

6 E-mail this page to a friend.

7 View contents of the latest Almanac issue or download and print the PDF version.

8 Read the latest AT PENN Calendar.

9 Between Issues—Archive of breaking news items that happen after publication.

10 Past Issues—archived issues and calendars from 1954 to the present.

11 Deadlines for submission to Almanac for both issue and calendar as well as guidelines on submitting articles and Speaking Out letters.

12 Information and cost for placing a classified ad in Almanac.

13 Link to Penn Directory.

14 Contact information for Almanac staff.

15 FAQs—frequently asked questions relating to deadlines, subscriptions, classified ads, the history of Almanac, publication policies, making Almanac your home page, and much more.

16 Link to Penn’s home page.

17 Links to some of the most-wanted items from prior issues including: Academic Calendar, Crime Reports, and Recognized Holidays.

18 Articles on the front page from the current issue. (The latest breaking news, such as Almanac Between Issues, will also appear in this section.)

19 Highlights from the current issue with links.

20 Links to essential Penn-specific information including: Business Services, Facilities, Governance, Human Resources, the Library, Mail Services, Penn Police, and Penn A-Z.

New iTunes and YouTube at Penn.

There are also links to major, off-campus news websites including: Philadelphia Inquirer, New York Times, Washington Post, Chronicle of Higher Education, US News & World Report, CNN and KYW.

Want to enjoy campus life more in your spare time? The “Arts & Leisure” section contains links to many of Penn’s art galleries, the Penn Museum, the Morris Arboretum, Penn Presents, as well as Recreation and Athletics.

21 Entire listing of contents from latest issue with links to each article.

22 The most recent AT PENN Calendar with links to featured programs and exhibits.

23 The entire Almanac collection is available including searchable PDFs from the monthly issues in 1954 to weekly issues in 1995.

24 Schedule and deadlines for upcoming issues and AT PENN Calendars.

Almanac - September 2, 2008, Volume 55, No. 2