Center for Global Collections
10am - 6pm | Library Hours
Van-Pelt Dietrich Library Center
3420 Walnut Street, 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6206
The Center for Global Collections is an intellectual hub for engagement with the world. Students and scholars can explore the diversity of cultures and societies around the world — their histories, languages, perspectives, narratives, and cultural contributions — through the Center’s vast information resources, the expertise of a dedicated team of librarians, and dynamic programming.
News and Events
University of Pennsylvania Libraries Receives Major Gift of Kenneth and Joyce Robbins Collection of South Asia History
Kenneth and Joyce Robbins designated the Penn Libraries as the recipient of the Kenneth and Joyce Robbins Collection of South Asia History in their estate planning.
Diversity in the Stacks: Central American Political and Social History
Recognizing the importance of Central American Studies, the Penn Libraries recently acquired a substantial collection of ephemera, books, and audiovisual materials from the region.
Govindaraju/Chandrasekhara South Asia Studies Seminar Room
Brie GettlesonLatin American Studies Librarian email@example.com
Heather HughesMiddle Eastern Studies Librarian firstname.lastname@example.org
Rebecca MendelsonJapanese Studies Librarian email@example.com
Kirsten PainterRussian and East European Studies Librarian firstname.lastname@example.org
Jef PierceSouth Asian Studies Librarian email@example.com
The accessible entrance of Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center opens into the Goldstein Undergraduate Study Center. This entrance is on the ground floor of the building facing Blanche P. Levy Park and College Hall. A wheelchair accessible doorbell is located on the railing leading toward the door.