A recent addition to the Libraries, the Laptop Access 24/7 program offers a great service for students. News of this innovative lending method made headlines across the globe. Read a sampling of some of the articles via the links provided below:
- The Chronicle of Higher Education - Drexel U.
Imagine a library that is not only bookless but is not necessarily tied to a building, one that takes its personnel and services to patrons rather than expecting them to come to it. Two projects—one now under way at the undergraduate level and one well established at a medical library—suggest where the untethered library is headed.
Drexel Freshmen Get Help From ‘Personal Librarians’
With students spending more research time in front of the screen and less in the stacks, librarians at Drexel University are trying a fresh approach to helping new freshmen navigate their resources: “personal librarians.”