A holiday break is a great way to refresh and reenergize for the new term. Being a student (or a professor) is hard, but rewarding work. The start of a new term is always a bit exciting. Beginning new classes, meeting new people, and learning new things.
This photograph seemed to appropriately depict the way I suspect many feel upon the completion of a term. Joy, elation, relief, and a sublime sense of accomplish
*College of Medicine Archives & Special Collections*
*Wednesday December 2, 4-6pm*
On Wednesday afternoon a new exhibition went up in our display cases on the lower level of Hagerty Library and the Archives held an opening reception in honor of the new display. The exhibition titled:
It’s (Not) Always On-Line: Reference Materials from the Rare Books Collection.
Highlights reference books from the Rare Book Collection. The materials on display demonstrate the usefulness of printed books. While you may think all information is available online, it isn't necessarily the case.
The reception was lots of fun, it was great to see all who came out.
In the next few weeks, three of the Archives' largest unprocessed collections will have new finding aids* online. Two iSchool graduate students, Laurie Rizzo and Eric Rosenzweig, are processing three of our collections: Evening College records, College of Engineering records, and Library records. As mentioned in this space earlier this year
Mark your calendars! The University Archives will host an opening reception for the new exhibition, It's [Not] Always Online. Curated by Estelle Markel-Joyet, Archives intern and iSchool student, the exhibition focuses on reference books of the last 500 years. The reception runs from 4-6 p.m. on the Lower Level of Hagerty Library, 33rd and Market Streets.
Next time you're in Main, be sure to step up to the third floor to see the University Archives' newest exhibition, Scholars who Served: a History of Drexel's Veterans.
The University Archives will close at 2:00 today, Friday, October 23, due to an unfortunate combination of illness and staff training.
We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to see you next week! Keep studying, students!
iSchool alumna Martha Cornog, MA, MS, and Timothy Perper, PhD, editors of Graphic Novels Beyond the Basics: Insights and Issues for Libraries, will discuss graphic novels tonight at 5:00 at Hagerty Library. The event is presented by SCALA, Drexel University's Student Chapter of the ALA.
The University Archives will close at 3:45 today, Thursday, October 15, so that staff can attend a meeting.
We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to see you Friday!