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Bakery Chain News Teaches Business Students Information Literacy Skills

What is the definition of a local business? Are there instances when a chain franchise belongs in a community farmer’s market? If a chain bakery is popular with customers, is it good for the producer-only farmer’s market?

During a guest lecture in Professor Beth Buckman’s BUSN103 class on decision making, business librarian Emily Missner helped lead the undergraduate students through a live business case based on a news article about the controversy of a Great Harvest Bread Company franchise taking part in the local Charlottesville Virginia farmers market.

Succeeding at Group Work, with Help from the Libraries

By: Emily Missner

Walk into any of the library locations on campus, and you'll find students working on collaborative projects including class presentations, group research papers, capstone projects, and lab reports. The Libraries already provide space for group work and self-directed learning to take place, and now we've taken it a step further with the Group Work Survival Guide.

Ceremony held for 2011 Library Celebration Awards Recipients

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On Thursday, May 12, 2011 the Drexel University Libraries hosted the second annual Library Celebration Awards, celebrating six recipients of the 2011 awards. 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.

Over 30 people attended the May 12th ceremony, held in W. W. Hagerty’s Bookmark Café, which recognized library staff Gina Cacace, Sarah Daub, Meg Finney, Ellie Goldberg and Emily Misser. Andrew Mineo received the Jane Bryan Student Worker Award, named after former Libraries administrator Jane Bryan who was a great supporter of student workers.

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