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A Visit to Almanac’s Website
September 8, 2009, Volume 56, No. 02



Almanac is available on the web at www.upenn.edu/almanac. Depicted at left 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 the entire Almanac collection 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 Read the latest AT PENN Calendar.

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

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

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

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

12 Link to Penn Directory.

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

14 Link to Penn’s home page.

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

New on the Web!

The University of Pennsylvania’s Three Year Academic Calendar for 2009-2010 through 2011-2012 is now available in convenient Google calendar format, making it easy to add to your existing Google calendar or sync with MS Outlook, Apple iCal and mobile devices.

View the academic calendar at www.upenn.edu/almanac/acadcal.html

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

17 Highlights from the current issue with links.

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

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

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

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


Almanac - September 8, 2009, Volume 56, No. 02