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Upcoming Events

Title:2018 Celebrating Drexel Authors
Date:Monday, February 26, 2018
Time:4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location:A. J. Drexel Picture Gallery, Main Building
Campus:University City Campus
Categories:Libraries Events
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

The Office of the Provost and the Drexel University Libraries are pleased to announce the sixth annual Celebrating Drexel Authors event will be held on Monday, February 26, 2018 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (location to be announced over the coming weeks).

This event will showcase the work of Drexel faculty, staff, and students who authored or edited books published in 2017.

If you are a Drexel University faculty member, staff or student who authored or edited a book that was published from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017, please send your name and citation information to Libraries Communication Manager Stacy Stanislaw at svs22@drexel.edu by Friday, February 2, 2018 to be recognized during the program.

This event includes a program with reception to follow. All members of the campus community are invited to attend, and we encourage you to reserve your seat at the event using the form below.

Livestream the Event
Not on campus? The Celebrating Drexel Authors event will be broadcast live online so you can watch the presentations via webcast.

To view the live broadcast on February 26, simply visit http://bit.ly/DUAuthors18 and click play.  

The presentation will begin at approximately 4:00 PM, and any changes to the schedule will be announced as far in advance as possible. 

Title:ScholarSnack
Date:Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Time:1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location:Dragon's Learning Den
Campus:University City Campus
Categories:Events in the Libraries
Description:

Join us for the next ScholarSnack event! 

Stop by the Dragons' Learning Den (formerly the Bookmark Cafe) to chat with fellow students and Libraries staff, and share your ideas and feedback with us. And don't forget, we'll have snacks!
 
More details and guest speaker information will be announced over the coming weeks.

 


ScholarSnack is a quarterly event open to all Drexel students and interested faculty and staff. It is a venue for Drexel students to discuss their experiences in exploring information and data resources.

Light snacks will be served, and invited students will share brief presentations about the discoveries they have made while building their information and data research skills.   

Title:REFRESH: Information Skills for Health Sciences Research and Practice
Date:Friday, March 9, 2018
Time:9:00am - 11:00am
Presenter:Abby Adamczyk, Gary Childs & Janice Masud-Paul
Location:Hahnemann 1208 Computer Lab
Campus:Center City Campus
Categories:Workshops
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

REFRESH provides an introduction to locating evidence-based material using resources licensed by the Drexel University Libraries. This session will detail how to formulate a clinical question and discuss levels of evidence. A demonstration of PubMed’s Clinical Queries search feature, DynaMed, and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews will be included. Specific features in Clinical Key and AccessMedicine will also be explored.

Title:ScholarSip: Celebrate the last day of classes with fellow faculty and professional staff during the next ScholarSip event!
Date:Monday, March 19, 2018
Time:4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location:Academic Bistro
Campus:University City Campus
Categories:Libraries Events
Description:

ScholarSip provides an opportunity for members of the Drexel community to gather for conversation – along with a toast to the end of the academic term.

The theme of the 2017/2018 event series is Research Matters: Connecting Drexel to Global Scholarship. 

During each quarterly event, a distinguished Drexel professor will address this year’s theme by reflecting on how the dissemination of research through publication is critical to the development of knowledge in a particular field.

This year’s speakers have been selected from those Drexel researchers named in the top 1 percent by citations in their field by Clarivate Analytics’ 2016 Highly Cited Researchers list and include Yury Gogotsi, PhD; Ana V. Diez Roux, MD; and Gordon T. Richards, PhD.

To compile the 2016 list, Clarivate Analytics looked at highly cited papers published between 2004 to 2014 and identified authors whose papers rank in the top 1% by citations in each of its 22 main subject fields. This analysis named more than 3,000 researchers with global influence in 2016, including four Drexel authors who were recognized at last year’s annual Celebrating Drexel Authors Event.

This quarter, we are pleased to welcome our guest speaker

Ana V. Diez Roux, MD
Drexel University
Dean and Distinguished University Professor of Epidemiology
Dornsife School of Public Health

Dr. Diez Roux will address this year’s theme by reflecting on why and how dissemination of research through publication is critical to the development of knowledge in a particular field. 

We look forward to seeing you there!


Registration
Stay tuned for details on how you can attend in person or view the live broadcast of the event online.


Location Notice
Please note that the winter ScholarSip event will be back in the Academic Bistro!


About ScholarSip
Now in its seventh year, ScholarSip is an annual event series hosted by the Drexel University Libraries that seeks to nurture Drexel’s intellectual life and cross-campus community through informal gatherings where faculty and professional staff exchange ideas sparked by greater awareness of interdisciplinary research. Each event includes social time to build acquaintances and a short “food for thought” presentation from a member of the Drexel community.

For more information about ScholarSip or to suggest a future topic, please contact Libraries Communications Manager Stacy Stanislaw at svs22@drexel.edu

Title:REFRESH: Information Skills for Health Sciences Research and Practice
Date:Friday, April 13, 2018
Time:9:00am - 11:00am
Presenter:Abby Adamczyk, Gary Childs & Janice Masud-Paul
Location:Hahnemann 1208 Computer Lab
Campus:Center City Campus
Categories:Workshops
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

REFRESH provides an introduction to locating evidence-based material using resources licensed by the Drexel University Libraries. This session will detail how to formulate a clinical question and discuss levels of evidence. A demonstration of PubMed’s Clinical Queries search feature, DynaMed, and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews will be included. Specific features in Clinical Key and AccessMedicine will also be explored.