Welcome to the Lippincott Library, WG17!

Hello First Year MBAs!  Welcome to Penn, Wharton and to the Lippincott Library.  We want to tell you about some of the resources that are available to you from the library.  Please stop by and introduce yourself.  Or, visit virtually.


RESEARCH ASSISTANCE.  Email us (lippinco@wharton.upenn.edu), chat, call us at 215-898-5924 or contact a subject specialist for your topic.  Ask for a consultation for yourself or your team.  We know where to quickly find the resources that you need.

BUSINESS FAQ.  Your 24/7 librarian.  Search by keyword to find resources on your topic such as market research, analyst reports, financial ratios, and many more.

DOCUMENT DELIVERY.  Need an article or book chapter?  Send an email to docdel@wharton.upenn.edu with the article’s citation information.  We’ll scan and send PDFs to you via email. Note that we cannot supply course material (including bulkpack items or chapters from textbooks).

WHARTON LAB COMPUTERS AND PRINTERS.  Too crowded over at Wharton?  Come over to Lippincott and use the Wharton Lab Computers here.  These computers are reserved for Wharton students and have all the same programs and features that are available on Wharton computers.  Sign in using your PennKey information.

GROUP STUDY ROOMS.  Have a team project or group presentation?  Reserve a room  for your meeting.  Some rooms are larger and can accommodate up to 12 people.

YABLON FINAYablon 1NCIAL RESOURCES LAB.  Bloomberg and Capital IQ are at your fingertips.  Log in with your Wharton account information.  First time you use Bloomberg, create your own account. Never used Bloomberg before?  We offer a workshop on Bloomberg Basics every Wednesday at 3:30.


DATAPOINTS is the Lippincott Library’s blog. Follow us to learn tricks and tips about Bloomberg and many other Library databases.  Look for postings on new Library resources.  See this post, for example: Top 10 Resources for MBAs .

WORKSbloomberg120611_2_560HOPS.  Wednesdays are Bloomberg days. Most weeks we provide Bloomberg training from 3:30 – 4:30pm in the Yablon Financial Resources Lab.  Register for your preferred date/time from our calendar.   It’s hands-on so be sure to come a few minutes early to create your own Bloomberg account.

We also offer other workshops on Job Search, Company Information and Business Research Skills.  See the training schedule to find out what workshops are being offered. Registration is recommended.

RESEARCH TO GO.  Every Monday – Thursday we come to you.  Reference Librarians are available for “office hours” from 12:30 – 1:30pm in Huntsman Hall 251.  Drop in and get fast answers to your job search or research questions.8-27-2014 2-49-11 PM

TEXTBOOKS.  Available for many Wharton courses at the Lippincott Information Desk.  Most can be checked out for three hours and used within the library building.

SUBJECT/COURSE GUIDES.  Subject Specialists have prepared Guides by subject area or course.  Use these to find resources for your projects and assignments.  Contact a Specialist for additional information.

FRANKLIN is the Library’s discovery tool.  Use this to search for books, journals, videos and more. You can search for Library materials and articles at one time by clicking on the Catalog & Articles+ tab.  Just want books or videos?  Click on the Catalog tab instead.


MARK’S CAFE.  Food.  Drink.  Comfort.

We can’t wait to meet you all.  Please take advantage of the services available to you, and we hope to see you soon!

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