FT.com is now available at Penn

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The Penn Libraries are pleased to announce that access to FT.com is now available to Penn students, faculty and staff. This subscription includes access to the online version of the Financial Times back to 2004, including the daily editions of the ePaper, as well as content exclusive to its online publication. To get started, use this link to set up an account with FT.com using your Penn email address. 

FT.com expands access to FT content previously unavailable through library subscriptions to include data graphics, videos, newsletters, podcasts and more. The “Today’s Newspaper (ePaper)” feature enables users to read a digitized version of the daily print publication, including its many international iterations, with options for both on- and off-line use. 

This is an image of the front page of the August 25, 2020 edition of the Financial Times.

Users can also make use of the “myFT” feature via this subscription, which provides options for curating a feed of topics of interest for quick access to relevant articles, saving articles for later use, and subscribing to newsletters from a user-friendly dashboard. 

This is an image of a dashboard in the myFT feature of FT.com that allows users to select newsletters to which they would like to subscribe.

Once you’ve registered, be sure to download the Financial Times app on your iOS or Android device. Login with your email address and password to access all of the same features for when you are on the go. 

This is an image of the mobile app for the Financial Times.

To read more about how to access the Financial Times through the Penn Libraries, please see our Business FAQ

Hidden Gem: Lippincott Library’s Document Delivery Service


Have you found yourself in a maze of confusion while trying to track down an article or book chapter? You are not alone! Fortunately, Wharton faculty, staff, PhD, MBA, and undergraduate students can avoid this frustration by taking advantage of Lippincott Library’s Document Delivery service. If reducing research time and effort sounds appealing, read on to learn more.

Whether you need an article or a chapter from a book, Lippincott’s Document Delivery staff will track down the item and get it to you.

Here are common questions and answers about Document Delivery:

How does Document Delivery obtain the material I request?

We locate the PDF within one of our hundreds of subscription databases or make a scan from a print item in the Penn Libraries’ collections.

What if I need an article or book chapter that is not in Penn Libraries’ collections?

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Not a problem! We will request the article or chapter from one of our many partner libraries around the world. You will receive a link to the PDF directly in your email inbox. 

What else should I know about the Document Delivery service?

There may be limits to the amount we can scan from a single book or journal issue based on U.S. copyright laws, including Fair Use.

How do I use Document Delivery?

Email the full citation of the article or book chapter to docdel@wharton.upenn.edu and we will get to work!  Expect to receive PDFs from our subscription databases or scans from items within Penn’s collection within 24 hours. (Note: Document Delivery is staffed Monday through Friday)