The main entrance to the Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center is now open. Van Pelt Library and the Fisher Fine Arts Library are currently open to Penn Card holders, Penn affiliates, and certain visitors. See our Service Alerts for details.

In 1926, the University of Pennsylvania received a bequest from the estate of Carl Hering, B.S. Engineering, 1880 and M.S. Engineering, 1887, a portion of which established this fund to support acquisitions in the field of physics and engineering.