MAGPI & Internet2

MAGPI & Internet2


MAGPI (the Mid-Atlantic Gigapop in Philadelphia for Internet2) is a regional high-speed network and aggregation point providing access to robust advanced network infrastructure and Next Generation networking services for institutions in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. MAGPI is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and it is part of the University of Pennsylvania’s Information Systems and Computing central IT organization. MAGPI is managed and operated by staff of ISC’s Networking & Telecommunications Department, including our 24/7 Network Operations Center (NOC).

MAGPI is an Internet2 Research & Education Network Member and a Connector for the research and education community.

Internet2 is the foremost U.S. advanced networking consortium. Led by the research and education community since 1996, Internet2 promotes the missions of its members by providing both leading-edge network capabilities and unique partnership opportunities that together facilitate the development, deployment and use of revolutionary Internet technologies.



MAGPI's mission is to deliver regional infrastructure in a cost-effective manner and promote applications for the region's research and education communities through high performance network technology.


Digital Library/Media Sources for the K20 Community

National Science Digital Library

The National Science Digital Library (NSDL) was created by the National Science Foundation to provide organized access to high quality resources and tools that support innovations in teaching and learning at all levels of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education.

The Library of Congress

The Library of Congress has a host of interactive educational materials online and provides professional development services for educators over Internet2 through videoconferencing (see http://www.read.gov).

WGBH Teacher’s Domain

Teachers’ Domain is an online library of more than 1,000 free media resources from the best in public television. These classroom resources, featuring media from NOVA, Frontline, Design Squad, American Experience, and other public broadcasting and content partners are easy to use and correlate to state and national standards. Teachers’ Domain resources include video and audio segments, Flash interactives, images, documents, lesson plans for teachers, and student-oriented activities. Once you register, you can personalize the site using “My Folders” and “My Groups” to save your favorite resources into a folder and share them with your colleagues or students.

Project Neptune

Project NEPTUNE offers rich educational opportunities for learners of all ages. Through their website, users can find real-time data, images and video from very dynamic earth-ocean systems.

C-SPAN has digitized its entire holdings from 1998 to the present and allows educators and researchers to access this collection via the Internet2 Network. The video library is searchable using a extensive number of fields such as topic, speaker, organization, committee, keywords and has an optimized word searching tool that includes abstracts and closed captioning text.


The University of Pennsylvania has made over 12,000 images from various collections of rare books, manuscripts, papyri, photographs and sheet music are available over the network through their SCETI Project.

MAGPI & Internet2

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MAGPI & iTunes University


In MAGPI's podcast library, you will find select archived MAGPI educational videoconferences and multimedia presentations created by MAGPI members and partners…
  1. Open up iTunes
  2. Search and click on iTunes U Quick Links - Universities & Colleges
  3. Search for and click on University of Pennsylvania 
  4. Search for and click on MAGPI link/icon