In early March, the Libraries unveiled a new space in W. W. Hagerty Library, providing Drexel researchers 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.
On March 8, 2013 the Libraries introduced a new and streamlined way to report access issues and interruptions while using the Get It tool. Get It provides access to full text articles, and users can now report access issues while using this online tool. Previously, users had to email the Libraries with infomation regarding access issues.
Healthcare was the focus of the Libraries’ fifth ScholarSip event held on Monday, March 18th, at the Academic Bistro. Dr.
You may have recently noticed some changes to the library catalog -- we've made some improvements! The new design is closer to the look of the library website and we hope that these improvements have made the OPAC more friendly
Some specific features include:
Increased seating and improved utilization of space are the focus of a proposed renovation to W. W. Hagerty Library. After months of planning, library staff, along with campus planners and administrators and the architectural firm Kling Stubbins, have proposed ways to address these objectives.
“Although these are not finalized plans, I am excited by the possibility to add about 300 additional seats to the library – while increasing the flexibility of the space and improving traffic flow and decreasing noise,” said Danuta A. Nitecki, dean of libraries.
Several of the Libraries' recent activities have related to its role in building community connections. Many of these are featured in this issue of In Circulation. Faculty participating in the first departments to undertake campus program alignment and review [PAR] began to enter data into the live Faculty Portfolios on February 1st.
Drexel faculty and professional staff are invited to celebrate the end of fall term at ScholarSip on Monday, March 18th from 4:30 – 6:30 PM at Drexel's Academic Bistro. ScholarSip is an informal event that brings together individuals from across campus to join in cross-disciplinary conversations.
The Libraries has simplified the process of submitting Ph.D. and Ed.D. dissertations, reducing student costs by $66, and saving student and staff time. The new process uses ProQuest’s Electronic Theses and Dissertations Administrator [ETD], which provides convenient online submission and reduces steps in the submission process.
Nearly 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.
The Library Learning Terrace will be closed until further notice due to an incident with the sprinkler system in the Race Street Residence Hall. The Libraries staff are working closely with University Facilities to make repairs to the space. A timeline for repairs and the re-opening is not yet available. We apologize for any inconvenience.
If you have any direct questions or concerns, please contact the Libraries' Administrative Office at 215-895-2750.