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Every April, the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), celebrates the work libraries do and the resources they provide to ensure the preservation of personal and shared collections. This year, ALA Preservation Week...
When the HeinOnline Blog featured an article on millennials and the workplace, we had a moment of realization at Jenkins: All three of our current Reference Librarians - Michelle, Tom, and Kristen - are considered millennials (at least by Merriam-Webster ’s standards, which defines a millennial as...
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HeinOnline's newest database, GAO Reports and Comptroller General Decisions , is now available to Jenkins members! The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is "an independent, nonpartisan agency that works for Congress." At the request of congressional committees and subcommittees, or when...
First, we at Jenkins Law Library want to thank everyone for a wonderful celebration of National Library Week last week. Whether you were at our Grand Opening last Wednesday, helping us cut the ribbon, entering our daily raffle for the chance to win prizes, or just stopping by for breakfast and a “...
Our official opening at 1801 Market Street on April 10, 2019 included a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by many members of the Philadelphia legal community. Our board president, Theodore "Ted" Simon, was the Master of Ceremonies. Our great members meaningfully cut the "official ribbon."
Happy National Library Week! Jenkins is excited to announce a new addition to our NewsBank database! You can now take advantage of your Jenkins membership to gain greater access to daily Philadelphia news with the Philadelphia Inquirer Collection. In addition to our current text version, the...
You may have seen Jenkins’ invitation to join us for our Grand (re-)Opening at our new location during National Library Week. So what is National Library Week all about, anyway? According to its sponsor, the American Library Association (ALA), “National Library Week is an annual celebration...
Grand Opening
"Jenkins is pleased to celebrate with the legal community and members the grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony of our new location at 1801 Market Street, Suite 900 on Wednesday, April 10th at 12:30 pm. Everyone is welcome to join in the festivities." Theodore Simon President, Jenkins Law Library
The 5th edition of Kohn on Music Licensing by Bob Kohn is now at Jenkins. This title “is a guide to the licensing process from both sides of the deal - helping copyright owners understand how to maximize the value of their songs and recordings while helping those who wish to use music for...
National Library Week 2019
Help us celebrate National Library Week at Jenkins from April 8-12! This year's theme is Libraries = Strong Communities . That's true for Jenkins -- for more than 215 years we've played a major role in Philadelphia's legal community, supporting judges, attorneys and self-represented litigants. Join...