|Drexel Library Resources||Resources for MBA and MSF|
|Research Tools||Resources for MS Higher Ed, MSHRD, and Ed.D.|
|Borrowing from Other Libraries||Resources for MPH, IMS and MMS|
|How to get Help or Contact us|
The resources and services of the Drexel University Libraries are all available to Sacramento based students. For general inquiries, you can contact us by phone, email and instant messaging. Contacting your liaison librarian is easy, click here to find your librarian.
Electronic Resources (E-journals, E-books, Databases)
Electronic journals, electronic books and databases are available to all Drexel University students. When using e-resources from home or other non-Drexel Campus locations, just follow links from the Library homepage, then enter your Drexel email ID and password when prompted for authentication.
See Off Campus Access to Drexel Library Resources for more information.
Finding Books and Journals:
To find print and electronic books and journals, search the Library Catalog:
- by KEYWORD using the Quick Search box to the left, or
- by Title, Author, Subject, etc.
Required and recommended supplemental readings for courses are listed by course name or instructor in the Library Catalog.
ELECTRONIC Reserves may require that you enter your Drexel email ID and password to access documents online.
Borrowing Books from Drexel University Libraries
Print books from the library collections can be mailed to you. Identify the books you wish to borrow by searching the catalog, then click on the REQUEST THIS ITEM button at the top of the catalog page, enter your email ID, password and select "Distance Education Delivery" as your pick up location. When the book is available, it will be checked out to you for the usual borrowing periods, and then mailed to you. You may return books by using the US Postal Services' Priority Mail service.
My Library Record
- Renew books online
- Review the books you currently have checked out
- Create Preferred (Saved) Searches: Save catalog searches; re-run them to see updated lists of library materials that match your search strategy. Mark your Preferred Searches for email alert -- at the beginning of every week, you'll receive any email message alerting you to any new materials that match your strategy.
Sacramento Public Library is extending its services to Drexel's graduate students at Sacramento. SPL offers access to over 9 million books through the LINK+ service. Drexel students do need a Sacramento Public Library card in order to utilize LINK+, click here for the online application. SPL also offers an extensive print reference collection, quiet and group study space at the Sacramento Central Library which is located in downtown Sacramento.
ILLiad, our Interlibrary Loan service, provides access to books, articles, and other materials not owned by Drexel University Libraries; or if owned by Drexel, not currently available.
To order books, journal articles, conference proceedings and other materials, click on the link below to fill out the online request form. First-time users will need to create an ILLiad account. When you register with ILLiad be sure to choose the DISTANCE LEARNER status to ensure that materials are mailed directly to you. Select HAGERTY LIBRARY as your home delivery, unless you are a Nursing or Public Health student, in which case you should select HAHNEMANN LIBRARY. Books will be sent via U.S. Mail. Article requests will be filled electronically: you will receive an email alert and can retrieve the article through your ILLiad account.
|Place Interlibrary Loan Requests Online|
More than 500 databases offer general and specialized searching for journal articles and other research sources. Most offer direct acess to full-text.
- Interdisciplinary (general academic) databases
- Subject Listings of Databases
- Health Sciences Databases
RefWorks is a web-based software application that helps you manage citations. It helps you keep track of the sources you are using for your research and your own notes about the sources. Since it is web-based, no special software installation, downloads, or plug-ins required. It will also create bibliographies for you in the format you specify (APA, IEEE, etc.).
Research Guides created by Drexel University librarians recommend tools and paths for research in specific subject areas.
- Research Guides for Business
- Research Guides for Engineering
- Research Guides for Information Systems and Technology
- Research Guides for Education
- Research Guides for Library & Information Science
- Research Guide for Nursing
- Research Guide for Public Health
Tutorials and Online Instruction
Library tutorials and other online instruction tools can help you improve your research skills, including:
- The Research Process
- Finding Information
- Finding Full-text
- Evaluating Information
- Citing Your Sources
|For help with:||Call us at:||Nursing and Public Health:|
|Fines or other borrowing problems||215-895-2767||215-762-7631|
|Interlibrary Loan Requests||215-895-2769||215-762-7630|
|Electronic Resource Problems||215-895-2752||215-895-2752|
For Reference Help:
- Call the Hagerty Library Reference Service, toll free: 1-888-278-8825 (or 215-895-2755)
- Ask us a question via instant message at right or through E-mail.
- For Nursing and Public Health reference help, call the Hahnemann Library Reference Desk: 215-762-7184
- For Nursing and Public Health email or instant message help, go here.
For students in MS Higher Education, MS Human Resource Development, and Ed. D in Education Management and Leadership:
|Tim Siftarfirstname.lastname@example.org||215-895-2762||Hagerty Library, Room 134|
Reference Librarian for MBA and MSF:
|Emily Missneremail@example.com||215-895-6164||Hagerty Library, Room 137|
Reference Librarian for Nursing and Public Health, MSF, and IMS:
Reference Librarian for Nursing and Public Health
Reference Librarian for Nursing and Public Health
Content Editor: Brendan Johnson
Last Updated: 01/04/2013