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Title:ScholarSip
Date:Monday, June 8, 2015
Time:4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location:Academic Bistro
Campus:University City Campus
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

Celebrate the last day of classes and join informal cross-disciplinary conversations with Drexel faculty and professional staff over drinks and refreshments at this quarter's ScholarSip event.

Jennifer Nasser, PhD, RN, associate professor at the College of Nursing and Health Professions will provide the evenings food for thought presentation. Nasser’s research focuses on food intake and dopamine. Recently, she was a guest on the Rachel Ray show for a segment titled Your Brain on Broccoli where she talked about how the human brain reacts to different types of foods.

 

Nasser’s clinical research focuses on dopamine-mediated mechanisms of food intake regulation in humans and its impact on metabolic homeostasis, especially as it applies to obesity, eating disorders and aging.

ScholarSip is hosted by Drexel University Libraries with guidance from a planning committee of Kenneth Lacovara and Devon Powers. For more information about ScholarSip or to suggest a future topic, please contact: Jenny James Lee at 215.571.4095 or jaj92@drexel.edu.

* Drexel's Academic Bistro is located on the 6th floor of the Academic Building on 33rd Street. It is directly adjacent to Drexel Pizza.

Title:Policies and Procedures for the Paperless Office
Date:Thursday, June 18, 2015
Time:10:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter:Alexis Antracoli
Location:W. W. Hagerty Library, L33
Campus:University City Campus
Categories:Records Management, Workshop
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

As more offices go paperless, University employees have many questions about how they can best accomplish digitization and/or born-digital business processes.  This workshop introduces attendees to the policy requirements for transitioning to a full digital process, including approved systems, imaging standards and metadata requirements, required approvals, and resources project implementation.  At the end of the session, employees will understand requirements for electronic recordkeeping, who to contact to get started, and what resources are available to help them implement their new system.

Title:Personal Digital Archiving or Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Saving Your Digital Family Photos
Date:Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Time:10:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter:Alexis Antracoli
Location:W. W. Hagerty Library, L33
Campus:University City Campus
Categories:Records Management
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

This workshop will appeal to a broad segment of the Drexel community, and will be designed as a general introduction to digital curation and preservation concepts.  Attendees will be introduced to digital curation and preservation concepts as they relate to managing and preserving photo collections.  In addition to getting hands-on experience with digital photographs, attendees will learn how to apply curation and preservation concepts to a wide variety of digital assets.

Title:Getting Started: An Introduction to Records Management at Drexel University
Date:Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Alexis Antracoli
Location:W. W. Hagerty Library, L33
Campus:University City Campus
Categories:Records Management
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

This workshop is designed to introduce Drexel faculty and staff to the basics of Drexel’s records management policy and program.  It includes an overview of the legal reasons for the policy and the policy basics, as well as a basic introduction to the requirements for implementing a compliant departmental policy.  The workshop is offered in collaboration with the Office of the General Counsel and is appropriate for all staff who want to better understand record-keeping requirements, and learn about existing resources to improve their individual and departmental record-keeping strategies.

Title:Introduction to Archives
Date:Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Alexis Antracoli
Location:W. W. Hagerty Library, L33
Campus:University City Campus
Categories:Records Management
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

Eventually the information that University faculty and staff create every day will no longer be needed on a regular basis.  While most of that information will be shredded or recycled, a small portion will find its way to the University Archives.  This workshop will familiarize staff with how to properly destroy non-archival information, how to transfer records to the Archives, and how to determine the difference between records that should be destroyed and records that have archival value.  Attendees will also get a brief tour of the University Archives, and have the opportunity to see some of the University’s historic treasures.