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A Faculty Space in W. W. Hagerty Library

In early March, the Libraries unveiled a new space in W. W. Hagerty Library, providing Drexel researchers with an opportunity to connect over shared research interests and ideas. The space, Research Connections, is located on the second floor of the library and offers comfortable and mobile chairs, a white board, a projector and a phone with conferencing capabilities.

Bringing Departments Together with Research Connections

Drexel faculty are invited to join colleagues and liaison librarians for the opening of a renovated space in W. W. Hagerty Library. Research Connections, Room 210, is a designated faculty space within the library that provides faculty a collaborative environment for researchers from across the University to gather to reflect, share, present, and/or discuss research, interdisciplinary ideas or projects of mutual interest.

Drexel Celebrates 2012 Book Authors & Editors at First Annual Event

Image of AuthorsNearly 50 members of the Drexel faculty were celebrated for their contributions to scholarship at an event on Thursday, February 28th, which recognized books published in 2012. The cross-section of expertise at Drexel was showcased through the vast array of disciplines and topics covered by these authors and editors. President John A.

Howard Pyle (1853-1911)

Author: Pyle, Howard,
Today marks the 101th anniversary of the death of Howard Pyle, one of the great illustrators of the 20th century. Known for his books of Arthurian legends, Robin Hood stories and pirate tales, Pyle taught and headed the Drexel Institute's School of Illustration from 1894 to 1900.

Faculty: Spring Reserves Start Now

Spring term starts in three weeks!

Want your students to get a leg up on spring term reading? Help them out by getting your course reserves set up ASAP. It's never too early.

Please don't forget: we've got a lot of course reserves to manage here at the library. The more time you can give us to get it all into the system, the better prepared we'll be to get your students exactly what they need.

Putting readings on reserve is pretty easy. Just fill out the form.


Save Drexel History (and clean out your office)

As the institutional memory of Drexel, the Archives collects, preserves and makes accessible the records of the University. You'll sometimes find us here in Hagerty Library, but just as often we're in MacAlister or Curtis or Main, listening to faculty and staff tell us about what they do and the records they create. After one such meeting, a professor eloquently expressed the following sentiments:

"I have been wondering how I could preserve these bits of my office's history for... posterity. I had not thought of the Archives. Now, that's taken care of.

New Faculty Development Videos from Magna

The Provost's Office has purchased a subscription to several dozen of the most recent faculty development videos available from Magna Publications. High quality presenters cover topics in the areas of: Academic Affairs,  Campus Legal,  Distance Education,  Enrollment Management,  Faculty Development,  Student Affairs,  Teaching Online.

Uncovering the Archives Hidden Collections

Archives often have backlogs of materials that have not been fully classified, described or indexed; these collections are called "hidden" because they are difficult or impossible for researchers to use.

New exhibition: Frank H.M. Williams, Half a Century of Mathematics Education

A new exhibition, Frank H.M. Williams, Half a Century of Mathematics Education, is now on view on the Lower Level of Hagerty Library.

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