New software installed on library computers will now allow students to take assessments, quizzes or tests in BlackBloard Learn. The software, Respondus Lock Down browser, limits the person taking an online test from opening additional website browsers during their assessment.
Previously, because users cannot download software onto library computers, this feature was not available and students could not take these assessments on library machines.
In Celebration of National Poetry Month, the Libraries encourages you to browse our collection of Drexel faculty poets. The faculty members listed below are in the College of Arts & Sciences' English and Philosphy Department.
Blythe Davenport, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Valerie Fox, PhD, Associate Teaching Professor of English
In celebration of National Poetry Month we asked our Personal Librarians to share their favorite poet and/or their favorite poem. Join in the Libraries National Poetry Month celebration by sharing your favorite poetry on our Social Media Sites. Be sure to tag #DragonsCelebratingPoetry so that we can see your comments.
What does it mean to be smart with your money? Learn more about how you can better manage your own personal finances through the activities and resources of Money Smart Week kicks off on Saturday, April 5 and runs through Saturday, April 12. Let us know how you are money smart through Twitter [@DULibraries] or Facebook.
Visit some of the links below to learn how to better manage your money:
Article by: Laura Chance, Reserves Specialist
Two days a week you can find liaison librarian for engineering, Jay Bhatt, hanging out in a student lounge. For four hours each week Jay transports his laptop and his library expertise to the lounge to provide coaching and guidance to students and faculty on-site. Jay calls it “Being Connected,” his own take on the embedded librarianship concept, which takes librarians out of their offices and places them in the locations on campus that allow close coordination with faculty and students.
More than 70 Drexel authors and editors were recognized for contributions to scholarship through their 2013 book publications at Celebrating Drexel Authors on Tuesday, March 11, 2014. The second-annual event gathered authors from multiple disciplines, schools and colleges to recognize the diverse research and creative expressions completed at Drexel.
As we finally move into spring, how many among us are anxious to shed our winter jackets in favor of warmer weather? Spring is an exciting time of sunshine and new growth, but with that comes housekeeping – weeding, planting and spring-cleaning. For the Libraries, this spring marks a time to review our collections as we plan to make room for more up to date references and feature an resources that will stimulate discovery and reading enjoyment.
Fifty Drexel faculty and professional staff gathered in the Sky View Room of MacAlister Hall on Monday, March 18, 2014 for the Libraries’ eighth ScholarSip event. The event featured the research of Jonathan Spainer, PhD, who provided the evening’s food for thought.