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Winter Break/Holiday Hours for Health Sciences Libraries (UPDATED!)

As we approach the end of the Fall term, the Hahnemann and Queen Lane Libraries will be reducing hours and closing for the University break.

Happy snowman!At Hahnemann Library:

Power Outages in New College Building: Hahnemann Library/ 24-hour Space to Close Early

Tenet Hospital's operations departments have announced that electrical power will be shut down in the New College Building at 10:00 pm on Wednesday Oct. 16th to facilitate systems repairs.  Because of the power outage, Hahnemann Library -- including the 24-hour study space -- will close at 9:30 pm and both will remain closed until 7:45 am on Thursday, Oct. 17th. If repairs cannot be completed Wednesday night, the power will be shut down again on Thursday night, and the Library and 24-hour study space will be closed at 9:30 pm again.

HVAC Work Happening at Hahnemann Library

The Libraries was recently made aware of HVAC [heating, ventilation, and air conditioning] repair work happening to the duct work in the New College Building that will effect Hahnemann Library. Patrons may experience variations in temperature or noise as this work is done. We apologize in advance for the effect that this work will have on the library spaces. So far, the lower level computer lab seems to be the area most drastically effected, due to the additional heat generated by the computers.

Winter Break at the Libraries

During Winter Break, Drexel University Libraries locations will be closed on the following days:

  • W. W.

Hahnemann Library AND 24-hour Study Area to close early on 8/15 and 8/16

Hahnemann Library will close at 9 PM on Wednesday, August 15th and Thursday, August 16th due to a power outage. The outage is scheduled so that repairs can be made to the electrical substation in the New College Building.

Because both normal and emergency power will be affected, Hahnemann Library AND the 24-hour Study Space will be closed these nights. The 24-hour study space will be reopened the following mornings at 7:45, the Library’s normal opening time.

Like free stuff? How about free printing at Hahnemann Library?

The Libraries is trialing PaperCut, new printing software, and in exchange for your feedback we would like to offer you free printing! The first 50 people to come to Hahnemann Library starting on Monday, July 9th at 9:30 AM will receive $5 toward whatever item(s) you’ve been waiting to print. To participate, stop by the first floor Help Desk at Hahnemann Library between Monday – Friday, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM, and let the staff member on duty know that you’d like your $5 in free printing.

Hahnemann Library Offers Updated Scanner for Patron Use

In response to overwhelmingly positive feedback supplied by patrons during an initial equipment trial phase, we are delighted to announce that an updated version of the self-service “scannx” scanning station is now available for use at Hahnemann Library.

This is a story all about how . . .

. . . our lives got flipped, turned upside down!

New in the Hahnemann and Hagerty Library collections: Merger Games: The Medical College of Pennsylvania, Hahnemann University, and the Rise and Fall of the Allegheny Health Care System.

In 1993, Judith Swazey was commissioned to undertake an ethnographic study of the historic merger of MCP and Hahnemann; she and her research team were given extraordinary access to both people and documents at high levels of both university and corporate administration.

Exhibit: When Ye Hard Work is Done

“When Ye Hard Work is Done”: Student Life at Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania and Hahnemann University, 1850 – 1962

When Ye Hard Work is Done draws on photographs and objects from the Drexel University College of Medicine (DUCOM) Legacy Center to provide a sense of student life in the early years of these two institutions, the Woman’s Medical College and Hahnemann University.

Drexel Librarian Gary Childs Receives 2011 Nursing Science Chairman’s Award

Gary Childs poses with the Award

Drexel University Libraries Health Sciences Education/Reference Librarian Gary Childs was honored with the 2010

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