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Annenberg School Library

An inviting study space, the library is home to key texts in the field of Communication, a knowledgeable and helpful team of librarians, and a growing collection of archives.

The Annenberg School Library is a gateway to all the resources a scholar may require to conduct research in the field of Communication, as well as a light-filled study space with tables and glass-partitioned booths for collaboration. It is also home to a rich and growing archive, with materials available online and by appointment. Click here to see the current library hours.

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Visit the Library Website

Browse the collection, access services and tools, and find the latest library hours on the library's homepage.

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Annenberg School for Communication Library Archives

The Annenberg School for Communication Library Archives (ASCLA) specializes in the history of the field of Communication, broadcast television scripts, and journalism. 

Jessa Lingel, Klaus Krippendorff, and Guobin Yang

Scholarly Commons: Annenberg Papers

Read the full text of works by Annenberg faculty, students, and research staff in Penn’s open access repository.

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Contact Us

Katie Rawson

Katie Rawson, Ph.D.

Director of Library Services and Operations
(215) 898-6106

Samantha Dodd

Samantha Dodd Summerbell, C.A.

Lead Archivist

Andrew Williams

Andrew Williams

Processing Archivist


Min Zhong

Min Zhong

Library Assistant
(215) 898-7027