Due to an update release, there may be some interruptions in service for ScienceDirect on Saturday, December 1st. The release will include infrastructure improvements, and will also extend browser coverage to include Google Chrome and Safari as well as Firefox and IE 7, 8 and 9. Safari users on iPads will also be able to enjoy the full functionality of ScienceDirect!
The Libraries are currently offering a variety of workshops on topics ranging from presentation software (all the cool kids are using Prezi! Are you?) to SimplyMap. Visit our Workshops page to see the upcoming schedule and register.
The Hahnemann and Queen Lane Libraries will remain CLOSED Monday and Tuesday due to the storm emergency. Hagerty Library, on the University City Campus will remain open with limited hours and services as long as conditions allow. The 24-hour study areas at Hahnemann and Queen Lane will remain open as long as the buildings are open; call Center City Campus security at 215-762-7111, or Queen Lane Campus security at 215-991-8102 to check building status.
As we welcome all our new students for the Fall term, we don't want to neglect our students returning from a summer off, or just the term break. We have some exciting new things to share with you!
First, at Queen Lane, Katherine (Katie) Montgomery Lewis has joined the library staff at the circulation desk.
We've added 5 new Mac Book Pros to the laptops available for borrowing at Hahnemann Library. Like our other laptops, these can be borrowed for 3 hours at a time for use within the library by students and others who have signed a laptop borrowing agreement.
And don't forget that we have iPads as well, which can be borrowed for a full day (Monday-Friday only) and can be taken out of the library!
ILLiad is being upgraded today so there will be a short down-time. After the upgrade, ILLiad will be fully Unicode compliant, accepting and displaying CJK, Hebrew, Arabic and other non-Western character sets as well as Extended Latin. Stay tuned for more updates!
Queen Lane Library will be closed starting at 1 PM on Friday, July 27, 2012 due to a power outage at the Queen Lane Campus. Other library locations will be open.
Drexel University is a supporter member of BioMed Central, a publisher of 237 online, peer-reviewed, open access journals.
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.