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Jay Bhatt Honored with Learning Partner Award

Liaison librarian for engineering, Jay Bhatt, was awarded the Learning Partner Award from the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems on Saturday, June 14, 2014. The award was given during the 2014 commencement and honors celebration which focused on ‘interdisciplinary frontiers.'

Liaison Librarian for Engineering, Jay Bhatt, Authors Chapter in “Integrating Information into the Engineering Design Process”

Engineering design is a fundamental problem-solving model used by the discipline. Effective problem-solving requires the ability to find and incorporate quality information sources. To teach courses in this area effectively, educators need to understand the information needs of engineers and engineering students and their information gathering habits.

Twelve Employees Celebrated for Combined 125 Years of Service

The Libraries would like to congratulate Steve Bogel, Gary Childs, Joshua Fore, Al Gerhold, Oreste Jimenez, Larry Milliken, Tom Pugh, Tim Siftar, Nancy Spedding, Elizabeth Ten Have, Tainesha Ware, and Ellen Wolk for their milestone years of service. Together these 12 individuals have dedicated a combined 125 years of service to Drexel University. They will be recognized at a special luncheon in December.

The commitment of these individuals to the Libraries is greatly appreciated.

Manager, Discovery Systems Spencer Lamm Joins Libraries Staff

On Monday, July 15, 2013, Spencer Lamm joined the staff of the Libraries as manager, discovery systems. He previously worked as the digital initiatives librarian at Swarthmore College where his responsibilities included managing the infrastructure systems and user-facing applications of the Tri-College Library Consortium, which includes Swarthmore College, Bryn Mawr College and Haverford College.

Jay Bhatt Receives a 2013 Staff Mentor Award from the Drexel Graduate Student Association

Each year the Drexel Graduate Student Association acknowledges students, faculty and staff who contribute the to success of Drexel graduate students. During the 2013 ceremony, liaison librarian for engineering, Jay Bhatt, received an Outstanding Staff Mentor Award. For a complete list of awards received visit the GSA website.



Deans Update – The Evolving Libraries Workforce

The Libraries is actively changing the face of its staff with recruitment efforts underway for ten positions over the past month. No new positions have been added to the staff. Instead the positions are carefully redefined jobs to address vacancies and meet numerous factors of change.

Seven Individuals Recognized at Fourth Annual Library Celebration Awards

Two individuals, one team and two student workers were recognized at the fourth annual Library Celebration Awards, hosted by Drexel University Libraries, on Friday, May 17, 2013. Approximately 40 guests attended the breakfast celebration to recognize  Libraries' staff at the Library Learning Terrace.

Libraries Staff Receive Acknowledgments: April 2013

Laura Chance, Library Reserves Assistant, received the Association of College and Research Libraries, Delaware Valley Chapter’s Future Librarian Award. Laura’s winning essay earned her a $1,000 stipend so that she could attend the ACRL 2013 Conference in Indianapolis, IN.

2012 Library Celebration Award Recipients Announced

Danuta A. Nitecki poses with recipients Bill Paterson, Jenny James Lee and Kenneth Fisher

The Libraries’ recognized four staff members and one student worker on Thursday, May 10th at the third annual Library Celebration Awards. Approximately 40 guests attended the breakfast celebration at Drexel’s Library Learning Terrace.

The Library Celebration Awards were established in 2010 to recognize individuals or teams who have advanced the values of the Libraries through exceptional accomplishments. In addition to Library staff, a student worker is also recognized for his/her dedication to the Libraries by receiving the Jane Bryan Student Worker Award. The Libraries were once again pleased to welcome Jim and Thomas Bryan, who joined in recognizing the student contribution to the Libraries.

Libraries’ Staff Recognized for Collective 90 Years of Service to Drexel

Rebecca Grant, Sharon Brubacker, Cynthia Humphries and Dee Childs

Each year, Drexel thanks those who have served the University on their milestone years of serv

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